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February 26, 2004

Doing Something About Fat Lawyers

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 2:19 pm

runners black  They may still be increasing their fees, but a number of prestigious law firms are also trying to reduce their lawyers’ waistlines.  According to an article in today’s New York Lawyer, wellness programs are spreading rapidly in a leading-edge attempt to reverse swelling legal behinds and health insurance costs. (NYLJ, “Law Firms Adopting Wellness Programs,” 02-26-04)

  • Check out this article, if only for the gratuitous barb about Pittsburgh attorneys (the old Rust-Belt-Loosening stereotype, I presume). 
  • After my last post, I was pleased to find some lighter fare.

1 Comment

  1. There are many fat bloated lawyers. They miss very few meals. They attend many free buffet political dinners. They sit in their lounge chairs at night and watch TV. They sit most of the day. They do no heavy lifting. Their staffs do most of their work. You will note the pelican chins that hang from their fat bloated jowls. They do no exercise. They present themselves as big and strong and rugged. In fact, they are fat, weak, slow, and bloated.

    [Editor’s Note: Melvin, You apparently got up in a sour mood this morning. If you come back, I hope you’ll be in a better, more constructive mood.]

    Comment by Melvin Lard — August 21, 2008 @ 7:06 am

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