In Chapter 4 of 18 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, legal career advisor James McCormick answers "What are Three Things You Wish You Knew Before Becoming a Dad?" McCormick notes that no matter how much preparation or planning you do, the actual experience will surprise you. Additionally, he discusses how everyone has an opinion about everything and offers suggestions how to manage this as a family. Lastly, he talks about putting a priority on the little moments, the early moments, after the baby is born and why you should do so. James McCormick is a Partner at Empire Search Partners in New York City. Previously, he practiced law as an employee benefits and executive compensation attorney for Proskauer Rose and Jones Day. He earned a JD at Tulane Law School and a BA in History at the University of Michigan.