Gerald S. Backman


  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Editor: Mr. Backman, you spent your entire career at Weil Gotshal. In this day and age, that is very unusual. Will you tell us about your career? Backman: I was the firm's first summer associate in 1961 after my second year of law school at Harvard. When I joined the firm in 1962 I was its 26th lawyer. Today, of course, it exceeds 1100. In the early days I...