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Four years ago, in a conference room full of aspiring leaders, an argument ensued. A vocal member of the group had taken umbrage with the committee’s designation: the Young Leaders Group. While not especially offended at the intimation he was younger than his peers, he argued the association implied these lawyers, ranging in age from early-30s to late 40s, lacked a level of maturity. He went on to point out many in the room currently held and had held leadership roles for many years. The moniker, he said, undermined their authority and positions in the firm. Though seemingly trite to some — who doesn’t love quibbling with lawyers over word choice — the sentiment hit the mark. Others responded and a new title took hold: the Next Generation Leaders.
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