A Death in the Office

Schmitt, Richard B.
November 2009
ABA Journal;Nov2009, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p30
The article discusses the life and achievements of attorney Mark Levy, who despite with his talent, achievements and friends in high places in the U.S. ended his own life when he lost his job. It cites that Levy killed himself in April 30, 2009 by shooting his head using a .38-caliber handgun days after he found out that he was laid off by Kilpatrick Stockton LLP in a cost cutting move driven by the bad economy. It states that Levy loved the practice of law but struggled in the business of law since he did not have a stable firm of paying clients. It is noted that he will be remembered through his achievements and camaraderie.


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