Dealmaker: Tom Shropshire

Linklaters corporate partner Tom Shropshire reflects on the agony of choice and listening to Mom...

Linklaters corporate partner Tom Shropshire reflects on the agony of choice and listening to Mom

What’s the closest you have come to doing something other than law? I crossed the “chasm” early in my professional life when I was in strategic planning and business development for Philip Morris at its headquarters in New York. I spent lots of time in darkened meeting rooms plotting the fate of the free world. Not much has changed, except my job as a corporate lawyer makes it slightly less awkward for my kids to answer the question, “What does your dad do?”

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