White Shoe eBook · Hardcover

[PDF / Epub] ☁ White Shoe Author John Oller – Dolove.info The fascinating true story of how a group of visionary attorneys helped make American business synonymous with Big Business and Wall Street the center of the financial world Entertaining The Wall Stre[PDF / Epub] ☁ White Shoe Author John Oller – Dolove.info The fascinating true story of how a group of visionary attorneys helped make American business synonymous with Big Business and Wall Street the center of the financial world Entertaining The Wall Stre The fascinating true story of how a group of visionary attorneys helped make American business synonymous with Big Business and Wall Street the center of the financial world Entertaining The Wall Street Journal The legal profession once operated on a smaller scale folksy lawyers arguing for fairness and justice before a judge and jury But by the year a new type of lawyer was born one who understood business as well as the law Working hand in glove with their clients over the next two decades these New York City White Shoe lawyers devised and implemente.

D legal strategies that would drive the business world throughout the twentieth century These lawyers were architects of the monopolistic new corporations so despised by many and acted as guardians who helped the kings of industry fend off government overreaching Yet they also quietly steered their robber baron clients away from a public be damned attitude toward enlightened corporate behavior during a period of progressive turbulent change in AmericaAuthor John Oller himself a former Wall Street lawyer gives us a richly written glimpse of turn of the century New York from the grandeur of private mansions and elegant hotels and the city's early skyscrapers and transportation systems to the depths of its deplorable tenement housing conditions Some of the biggest names of the era are featured including business titans J P M.

white pdf shoe kindle White Shoe KindleD legal strategies that would drive the business world throughout the twentieth century These lawyers were architects of the monopolistic new corporations so despised by many and acted as guardians who helped the kings of industry fend off government overreaching Yet they also quietly steered their robber baron clients away from a public be damned attitude toward enlightened corporate behavior during a period of progressive turbulent change in AmericaAuthor John Oller himself a former Wall Street lawyer gives us a richly written glimpse of turn of the century New York from the grandeur of private mansions and elegant hotels and the city's early skyscrapers and transportation systems to the depths of its deplorable tenement housing conditions Some of the biggest names of the era are featured including business titans J P M.

White Shoe eBook · Hardcover

White Shoe eBook · Hardcover .

10 thoughts on “White Shoe

  1. Charlotte Lepic Charlotte Lepic says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleInteresting to start but got dry pretty quickly There’s only so much you really want to hear about how famous lawyer 4 helped establish the railroads or save the banks or


  2. Ted Ted says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleAn interesting history of the New York lawyers who helped form the way big business worked in the period from 1890 to 1920 These fellows worked for the likes of Thomas Edison George Westinghouse JP Morgan and E H Harriman made popular in movie lore as the owner of the Union Pacific Railroad and nemesis of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance KidThe author took what could be extremely dry and made it a very readable story I learned much about the period tangential to the main topic and about how big business operated and evolved as time went by


  3. Cristie Underwood Cristie Underwood says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleThe author's painstaking research and attention to detail is obvious in the writing of this book There were many facts that I only discovered after reading this


  4. Briayna Cuffie Briayna Cuffie says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleDisclaimer I received this publication as an eARC via NetGalley and Penguin Group Dutton in exchange for an honest review—————————The author clearly took his time res


  5. Colin Colin says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleFascinating book about how a cadre of lawyer capitalists worked with the 19th century industrialists and bankers to design and develop the modern banking and business regulatory system Ruthless men but men of great vision and foresight who used the law and crafted the international system of finance international relations and Government to the end of WWII The book gives the history of the founders of Cravath Swaine Davis Polk Wardwell Dewey Ballantine and others My only disappointment in the book is that it stopped short of telling the story of how the firms evolved into modern business practices The founding era is detailed in the ties of the founde


  6. Steven Steven says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleThis is a very well researched book about the formation of Big Law at the turn of the century Joh Oller weaves a great amount of US history into the story most of which has been forgotten by most people This is a great read if you work for or with lawyers in Big Law I’m not sure it has widespread appeal I thoroughly enjoyed it


  7. Dan Cotter Dan Cotter says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleExcellent book not just about the lawyers but the period from 1890 to 1920 A period during which huge corporations were built and the Panama Canal deal was finalized This book is a great read for lawyers and general history readers Oller ha written a fantastic book


  8. Patrick Schultheis Patrick Schultheis says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleVery interesting and well written I work in the industry so it was quite relevant for me


  9. Robert Robert says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleEnjoyed this bookAs an attorney I really enjoyed this book The history of the profession and its influence on American business and politics is fascinating


  10. Bonnie Bonnie says:

    White Shoe eBook · Hardcover white pdf, shoe kindle, White Shoe KindleThe author came to my book club


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