- Lions in the Street
name = "Lions in the Street"
image_caption = Front Cover
author = Paul Hoffman
language = English
Saturday Review Press
pages = 274
isbn = ISBN 0-841-50235-8
"Lions in the Street: The Inside Story of the Great
Wall StreetLaw Firms" is a notable 1973 book by Paul Hoffman. The book describes the great Wall Street law firms of the 1970s, prominent cases, traditons, and a community of high-profile lawyers. Some famous names discussed: Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Lord Day & Lord; Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine; Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton; Carter, Ledyard & Milburn; Coudert Brothers; Covington & Burling, and others.
The name of the book might be inspired by
Celebration of the Lizard, a performance piece written in 1970 by Jim Morrison, frontman of The Doors.
# The Congress of Vienna Sits on the Fifty-seventh Floor
# Downtown, Midtown, All Around the World
# The $100-an-hour Toll Collectors
# Some Partners are more Equal than Others
# The Care and Feeding of Corporate Clients—I
# The Care and Feeding of Corporate Clients—II
# "As my Lawyer,
Dick Nixon, said the Other Day..."
# The Workers Are the Means of Production
# A Lot Goes on Behind Closed Doors
# The Green-goods Councel as the Big Board's Cop
# The Public Servant as Private Lawyer
# The Private Lawyer as Public Servant
# The Greetings of the Bar Association
# On Different Wavelenghts
*cite book | author=Hoffman, Paul | title=Lions in the Street: The Inside Story of the Great Wall Street Law Firms | publisher=Saturday Review Press | location=New York | year=1973 | id=ISBN 0-841-50235-8
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