from Amazon.com The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's... show more
The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week later she was working as an unpaid intern in a legal aid clinic deep in small town Appalachia. There, for the first time in her career, she was confronted with real clients with real problems. She also stumbled across secrets that should have remained buried deep in the mountains forever.
Publish date: October 21st 2014
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
When The Lehman Brothers bank goes bust in 2008, Manhattan lawyer Samantha Kofer finds herself out of a job, alongside a lot of other lawyers. With a glut of legal talent on the streets and a lack of jobs, she’s forced to take a job in Western Virginia for free, encountering a different world of pro...
Working for a Wall Street firm meant having it all – making a lot of money and living the dream. But for many during the Wall Street crash of 2008, it was all about to come to an abrupt end. Samantha Kofer was an up and coming attorney in a Wall Street firm. Now she’s out of work but told that th...
I was looking forward to reading this after seeing that it was on the bestseller list and two people highly recommended it. There were a couple of things that I didn't like about this book. One, there wasn't enough of a plot or character development to move the story forward, so it relied heavily on...
You really can't go wrong with John Grisham for a good read. Gray Mountain is no exception. I've read nearly all of Grisham's books and they're all solid reads that define the legal thriller genre. Gray Mountain does for the coal industry what Runaway Jury did for the tobacco industry. Set in Appala...