David B. Wilkins

Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession

1585 Massachusetts Avenue

Wasserstein Hall, Suite 5018

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Is it Time for a New Legal Realism?

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2005, No. 2, pp. 335-363, 2005, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 May 2006
University of Wisconsin Law School, University of California-Irvine, University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Georgetown University Law Center and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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new legal realism, empirical legal studies, legal pragmatism, interdisciplinary translation

Hiring Teams, Firms and Lawyers: Evidence of the Evolving Relationships in the Corporate Legal Market

Law and Social Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 May 2011
Harvard Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
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Hiring Teams from Rivals: Theory and Evidence on the Evolving Relationships in the Corporate Legal Market

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Aug 2009
University of Miami - School of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
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From 'Separate is Inherently Unequal' to 'Diversity is Good for Business': The Rise of Market-Based Diversity Arguments and the Fate of the Black Corporate Bar

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 117, No. 5, March 2004
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Jul 2004
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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4.

Team of Rivals? Toward a New Model of the Corporate Attorney/Client Relationship

CURRENT LEGAL PROBLEMS SERIES, Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 03 Dec 2009
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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Citation 3

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law, legal ethics, attorney/client relationship, law and business, strategic alliance, keiretsu, ethics, gatekeepers

5.

Book Review - Cause Lawyering for People with Disabilities

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-10, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-27, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-48
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
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A Systematic Response to Systemic Disadvantage: A Response to Sander

Stanford Law Review, June 2005
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 May 2005
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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Globalization, Lawyers, and India: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis of Globalization Studies and the Sociology of the Legal Profession

International Journal of the Legal Profession, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 May 2012
David B. Wilkins and Mihaela Papa
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
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The Rise of the Corporate Legal Elite in the BRICS: Implications for Global Governance

Volume LIV Boston College Law Review 1149 (Symposium Issue June 2013), HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-7
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
David B. Wilkins and Mihaela Papa
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
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9.

Disability Cause Lawyers

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, 2011, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2011-26, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Loyola Law School Los Angeles, Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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Doing Well By Doing Good? The Role of Public Service in the Careers of Black Corporate Lawyers

Houston Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 1, April 2004
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 07 May 2004
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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Making Global Lawyers: Legal Practice, Legal Education, and the Paradox of Professional Distinctiveness

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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The New Social Engineers in the Age of Obama: Black Corporate Lawyers and the Making of the First Black President

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-12
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 27 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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Rethinking the Public-Private Distinction in Legal Ethics: The Case of ‘Substitute’ Attorneys General

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2010, p. 423, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-11
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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The Women and Men of Harvard Law School: The Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-6
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 23 May 2015
David B. Wilkins, Bryon Fong and Ronit Dinovitzer
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School - Center on the Legal Profession and University of Toronto
Downloads 96 (155,925)

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legal profession, legal careers, gender

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Noblese Oblige As An Alternate Career Strategy

Houston Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 1, March 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2004
David B. Wilkins and Bryant Garth
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and University of California-Irvine
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If You Can't Join 'Em Beat 'Em! The Rise and Fall of the Black Corporate Law Firm

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 1733, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-13
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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The Action after the Call: What General Counsels Say About the Value of Diversity in Legal Purchasing Decisions in the Years Following the 'Call to Action'

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-5
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 May 2015
David B. Wilkins and Young-Kyu Kim
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Korea University Business School
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18.

New Legal Ethics Textbook: Problems in Professional Responsibility for a Changing Profession -- Sixth Edition

Problems in Professional Responsibility for a Changing Profession, Carolina Academic Press; 6th ed. 2017
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Andrew L Kaufman, David B. Wilkins, Eli Wald and Keith Swisher
Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession, University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Legal Ethics, Judicial Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Legal Profession, Lawyer Regulation, MPRE

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The Leadership Imperative: A Collaborative Approach to Professional Development in the Global Age of More for Less

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 6, 2017, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2017-1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Scott A. Westfahl and David B. Wilkins
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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The Integration of Law into Global Business Solutions: The Rise, Transformation, and Potential Future of the Big Four Accountancy Networks in the Global Legal Services Market

Law and Social Inquiry, 2017, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2017-2
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
David B. Wilkins and María J. Esteban
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and ESADE Law School, Ramon Llull University
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Mapping the Ecology of China's Corporate Legal Sector: Globalization and its Impact on Lawyers and Society

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2016-1, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1391
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Sida Liu, David M. Trubek and David B. Wilkins
University of Toronto, University of Wisconsin Law School and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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China, globalization, ecology, lawyer, corporate legal sector

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What Law Students THINK They Know about Elite Law Firms: Preliminary Results from a Survey of Third Year Law Students

W.G. Hart 2001 Legal Workshop
Posted: 16 Jun 2001
David B. Wilkins and G. Mitu Gulati
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Duke University School of Law

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Racing the Tournament: Black Lawyers in Corporate Law Firms

W.G. Hart 2001 Legal Workshop
Posted: 16 Jun 2001
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession

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Why Global Law Firms Should Care about Diversity: Five Lessons from the American Experience

W.G. Hart 2001 Legal Workshop
Posted: 13 Jun 2001
David B. Wilkins
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession

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