Kenneth P. Nolan
The author, a senior editor of Litigation, is with Speiser, Krause, Nolan & Granito LLP, New York City.
I’ve been lucky all my life. Well, mostly. I was born after the Greatest Generation conquered the Depression and Hitler, and I grew up, at least in my sliver of Brooklyn, in an era of relative peace and prosperity. When I started practicing in the late seventies, the legal profession was exciting and expanding, plenty of jobs, trials galore. The future was promising, enticing.