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Michael Lynch Featured in LeGaL LGBT Podcast, “You Better Clerk: Is a Judicial Clerkship Right for You?”

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Michael L. Lynch, Associate in the Litigation & Business Disputes practice, in the firm’s New York office, was featured on the LGBT Bar Association of Greater NY’s podcast, LeGaL, in “You Better Clerk: Is a Judicial Cerkship Right for You?”

Following is an excerpt:

Besides looking good on a resume, a judicial clerkship can be a transformative learning experience. It can also be a permanent career.

On this episode I am going to speak with … a recent law graduate who is now in Big Law after spending 2 years clerking for the first openly gay judge on New York’s highest court. …

I am now going to be talking with Michael Lynch, who is an Associate in the Litigation and Business Disputes practice in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. Before joining the firm, Michael served as law clerk to Judge Paul G. Feinman, initially at the appellate division of the Supreme Court of New York First Judicial Department, and then at the New York State Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court. …

“It [the clerkship] has made me realized how important the connections you make can be later on in life, so I do now make a very big effort in my everyday life, while at work and while not at work, to make sure I am treating people in a way that reflects well on my reputation.” – When referring to the personal impact that clerking has had on him.