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About Aimée Groth

Aimée Groth is an independent business journalist who writes primarily for Quartz, a division of Atlantic Media Company. She previously served as associate editor of Super Lawyers and a senior editor at Business Insider. She’s the author of The Kingdom of Happiness: Inside Tony Hsieh’s Zapponian Utopia, which Kirkus called “An intriguing business/sociological chronicle with wider implications for modern corporate practices.”

Articles Written by Aimée Groth

The Do's and Don'ts After Being Accused of a Crime

Three New York defense lawyers weigh in

Full Disclosure on NDAs

Three New York employment lawyers walk you through the basics

Tenant Rights in New York City

Attorneys talk Renters v. Landlords

Representing Erin Andrews

Bruce Broillet and Scott Carr on the case heard ‘round the world

Workplace Privacy in the Facebook Age

What employees can expect from employers in New York

The Best Neutral

Mediating with John DiBlasi

Brown for the Disabled

On Dan Brown’s pro bono work to make New York more wheelchair accessible

Stabilizing Rent-Stabilization

Ira L. Herman on the Santiago-Monteverde bankruptcy ruling

Rescuing businesses and other animals

Lindsey L. Smith on the emotional burden of bankruptcy

Prisoners of Wars

From Gitmo to Orange County, Cindy Pánuco fights for inmate rights

The Return of Lenny Sanz

Employment plaintiff attorney Leonard H. Sansanowicz learned empathy as an actor opposite (among others) Steve Carrell

Brick by Brick

GCs and outside counsel weigh in on best practices to build a solid foundation

She Sold That Building

Crystal Lofing’s latest real estate deal involved Dodger Stadium

Bon Appetit

Pity Jordan R. Bernstein; part of his job involves testing the best restaurants in the city

Art and Craft

Julian André defends stolen art and due process

Fostering Hope

Penn State’s Children’s Advocacy Clinic helps young clients with life and legal issues

Controlling the Second

After handling a two-engine failure at 9,000 feet, nothing fazes Brett Godfrey in the courtroom

Search, Rescue and Mediate

Attorney Bonnie Schriner and her search and rescue dog are on call

Tough Crowd

Timothy Coates’ stint as a comedian helps when he argues before the U.S. Supreme Court

Casino Royale

John A. O’Malley argued the case of a lifetime against billionaire Sheldon Adelson

Safe Haven

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program dedicates itself to helping society’s most vulnerable

Dignity for Detroit's Down and Out

Bodman PLC provides much-needed aid to the city’s homeless and low-income residents

The Former Outcast

Why personal injury attorney Marvin Salenger identifies with his clients

T. Boone Pickens, Mickey Mouse and More

Delaware corporate litigator Greg Williams represents business titans

The Don of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Gerald Shargel defends collars of every color … as well as the mob

At the Crossroads

A train collides with a car full of young people, slicing the vehicle in two. There are heart-wrenching phone calls. One is to attorney Sharon L. Van Dyck

The Takeover King

David McBride has played a part in some of the biggest mergers and acquisitions in U.S. history

Turning Al Anbar

Why Mark Budzinski left his med-mal practice to lead troops in Iraq

In Love with Kansas City

Real estate and railway attorney Allison Bergman keeps one of America’s great cities moving forward

Whistler’s Lawyer

Qui tam lawyer David Haron helps clients come forward

A Solid Foundation

Affordable housing attorney Angela Christy opens doors for the underprivileged

Handing in Her Press Pass

How Carey Matovich’s early career as a journalist led her to law

Ahead of the Curve

How Rachel May Zysk landed a major terrorism case before even landing her J.D.

After Disaster Strikes

Keith Griffin helps victims of tragedy piece their lives back together

Thou Shalt Not

Deputy District Attorney Wendy Patrick, M. Div., reconciles man’s law and God’s law

The Record Setter

Alabama v. ExxonMobil was a defining moment in Robert Cunningham’s career, but he’d rather talk about what he’s doing today, such as fishing for the 200-pound tarpon

All Things Chapters 7 and 11

Lewis & Roca’s Susan Freeman climbs mountains and bankruptcy ranks

The Universal Education of Andrew Savage

Where did the South Carolina criminal defense attorney learn his most valuable lessons? Inside a New York City taxicab

Meet the Parents

Special education attorney Robin Ballard does and doesn’t always agree with them

Baghdad Clarity

Bart Newman grappled with existential questions in Iraq, then published the answers

Ray of Light

Ray Basile devotes his free time to the Indy Special Olympics

Early Riser

Why Tim Carroll quit working for the president of the United States and got a real job

Q&A Erika Rottenberg, GC of LinkedIn

In the aftermath of the dot-com bust, LinkedIn emerged from the living room of Reid Hoffman, a former PayPal executive and current venture capitalist with Greylock Partners. Founded on the philosophy that in business referrals are everything, the site now has 65 million users and counting—the largest professional network in the world. Its general counsel, Erika Rottenberg, attests here to the power of connections.

Nasdaq’s Knight

Edward Knight keeps the world’s largest exchange company transparent

Like Father, Like Son

Rocky Wilkins credits his dad with teaching him the ways of law

In the Footsteps of Big John

Cousins Steven Jr. and John S. Farese carry on a family tradition

Q&A: Morris Dees

Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, has squared off against Klansmen, neo-Nazis and militant organizations. He has won millions for his clients and disbanded hate groups across the nation. At 72, he could retire today—but he chooses to continue the fight.

Dirty Harry Holly

How Holly Hempel trained with the Maryland Police Academy

Saper Lawyer

Daliah Saper arrived from Iran at age 6 and hasn't slowed down

Mr. Everything

A soldier, a cop, a deacon and a lawyer walk into a bar—and they're all Francis Laws

Confronting Our No. 1 Fear (And It’s Not Death)

Trial lawyer Brenda Sunby once dreaded public speaking

Not Your Average Dirt Lawyer

Bob Hughes uses real estate expertise to fight homelessness        

Crossing Borders and the Blue Line

Bob York has traveled around the world coaching hockey

Poetry in Motion

Tonya Evans-Walls has made careers out of law, tennis and verse


Alan Perry posted the nation’s second-highest CPA exam score—while in law school

A Novel Idea

The pseudonymous Will Nathan wrote a book about lawyers with no moral limits

Don't Vote for Pedro

Chris Gramiccioni and Deborah Goldklang bonded over their mutual disdain for the Red Sox

Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Jeff McKenzie conquers Kilimanjaro for charity

Man on a Mission

U.S. Attorney Bradley Schlozman makes fighting human trafficking a priority

Rhode Scholar

Susan Rhode’s journey to family law

Minnesota Lawrence Preston

Perry who? John Koneck was inspired by a different TV lawyer

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