Anonymous User wrote:Anyone else absolutely bored with biglaw practice as a summer? Some people do seem to genuinely like it, but reading dense 60+ page contracts for tiny errors and drafting sections of the same super boring documents by chopping up old sections of boring documents is making me dread this life -- especially when you're doing it for 14 hours a day. I certainly expected this is in biglaw, but it's worse when you're actually doing it.
It's a necessary process of learning. You don't know how to do anything more advanced. Once you "graduate" from it, you'll be drafting key provisions of a merger agreement, if not the whole damn thing (with input from specialists). Once you graduate from that, you'll be negotiating key provisions of the merger agreement and editing someone else's first draft of it. Once you graduate from that, you'll be negotiating the most key provisions of a deal and making sure everyone below you puts that in place.
It's really hard to see the forest for the trees when you're changing "corporation" to "limited liability company" in a resolution. The thing that should keep you motivated, and that keeps me motivated, is looking at what people more senior to me do and seeing where what you do falls in the bigger picture.