The Immortal Part
Riverhead, April 2003, 24.95, 320 pp.
He is a junior lawyer at Madison & Vane, a very prominent English firm, helping one of the senior attorneys working on a brief that would advise UKI on the refinancing of two of its subsidiaries through U.S. investors. Lewis Penn is a very methodical, by the book lawyer who is successful because he doesn't make mistakes. At the meeting, he makes a very good impression but he makes what will ...