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DealBreaker for Lawyers

As everyone knows, the most miserable people on any deal are not the analysts. They're not the interns. They're not even the people who bind and clip 1,289 ever-expanding pitchbooks that no one will read.
The most miserable people on any deal are the lawyers. (DealBreaker editor/ex-M&A lawyer John Carney will confirm.) And mostly because they're almost powerless. As the joke goes, an analyst at Morgan Stanley can get a partner at Cravath out of bed at 4 AM, but the reverse can't happen. So while the poor lawyers are sitting around waiting for the bankers to make decisions, we made something for them to read. A DealBreaker for lawyers, if you will.
Introducing... our new legal tabloid, AboveTheLaw is written by David Lat, a former lawyer (natch) and most recently, editor at and founder of Underneath Their Robes. (More on David's background in this New Yorker profile.)