Summer Associate Cautionary Tales

Vol. 39 No. 9


Arin Greenwood is a writer in the Washington, D.C., area, and edits Out Of The Storm News for the Heartland Institute’s Center on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate.

Behold Aquagirl. She’s not a superhero, exactly—more of a cautionary tale for summer associates. One of many, many cautionary tales for summer associates.

One night at a firm-sponsored charity event at the Chelsea Piers, on a deck overlooking the Hudson River, a summer associate—not named Aquagirl quite yet—took advantage of the flowing free alcohol and came up with the idea of going swimming. Then she took off her clothes, jumped in the river, and swam—until she was fished out by a rescue boat.

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