Bloomberg Law
May 18, 2022, 8:00 AM

Big Law Attorneys Share Why Mentoring Matters: Part Seven

Robert Wilhelm
Robert Wilhelm

In the seventh part of our “Why Mentoring Matters” series, two Big Law attorneys—a partner at Cadwalader in Washington, D.C., and a partner at Polsinelli in Denver—write about their personal journeys and why mentoring or being mentored helped their careers flourish.

Cadwalader partner Cheryl Barnes says the most successful mentorships aren’t just focused on career advancement, but include “every aspect that plays into having a fulfilling life, including personal relationships, finances, and family life.” She credits the informal connections that she has made for sustaining her for nearly three decades in Big Law.

And Polsinelli partner Kristin Walker shares what ...

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