Leadership and the Law: Skills You Need to Survive in the New Economy

Vol. 15 No. 9

L. Collin Cooper is a Leadership Fellow at Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina. Thank you to Faith Rivers James, associate professor at the Elon University School of Law, for her help and guidance in making this article possible.

America’s economic situation has no doubt caused many lawyers to pause and reflect upon their profession’s future—a future where many young lawyers are struggling to find employment and success in an ever-changing legal marketplace. What, then, can lawyers do to improve their chances of survival? Developing critical leadership skills can provide a competitive advantage for young attorneys entering into the new economy.

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