Melissa Lafsky

Melissa Lafsky is a lawyer-turned-writer whose blog about law firm life,, gained notoriety for its relentless skewering of the corporate legal world. Since leaving her firm's cushy six-figure embrace to write full-time, she has written for numerous magazines and journals and served as a contributing editor at The Huffington Post. She lives in Brooklyn with her boyfriend and cat, both of whom play prominent (if not always desired) roles in her blog.