James McCormick on Gaining Small Business Operating Experience

In Chapter 14 of 21 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, legal search and consulting firm executive James McCormick answers "How Are Your Responsibilities Changing As Your Career Evolves?" In his second year as partner in a growing small business, McCormick finds he is getting a better handle on the responsibilities that come with managing business operations. He contrasts the added responsibilities as a small business owner with the incremental advancement in compensation and responsibility working as a lawyer in large law firms. 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.