Erin Geiger Smith speaks with a number of fashion-forward attorneys about their trendy business-casual work wear in Forget Khakis, Law Firms Take ‘Casual’ to the Next Level.
Smith writes “Partner Douglas Hand at New York boutique law firm Hand Baldachin & Amburgey still thinks that a lawyer can rarely go wrong with a well-tailored suit, but his firm’s clients include cutting-edge clothing brands, so they have a little more fun with fashion than many firms. The firm’s Instagram account includes postings of an employee “Look of the Week,” recently featuring a man in a Rag & Bone striped vest and a woman sporting a Giambattista Valli sweater and black Sperry shoes. After prior failures to mandate a detailed dress code, Hand said he’s distilled his firm’s policy down to four words: Look capable and elegant.”
Hand Baldachin & Amburgey LLP (HBA), a boutique transactional law firm based in New York City with a focus on media, technology, fashion/retail/lifestyle and health care, is pleased to announce Carl van der Zandt has joined the firm as partner, effective October 1, 2013.READ MORE