How do transactional attorneys get good/improve at their job? What makes one better than a peer?

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Experience is the answer to both questions.


Shift from merely considering the law to considering the business solution.

Bring solutions not just problems


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Skill + nuance. The latter only comes from experience.


You’re better when you’re able to manipulate the client and opposing counsel into doing what you want. Comes with practice. There’s no one size fits all solution. You need to be gathering different strategies for your tool chest and learning when to deploy each.


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