James McCormick on Learning Business in First Job Out of College

In Chapter 7 of 21 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, legal search and consulting firm executive James McCormick answers "What Did You Learn in Your First Job Out of College That is Still Relevant Today?" Working for an event marketing company providing contract services to the Chrysler Corporation, McCormick learns the importance of being adaptable and flexible working across cultures and geographies. He finds what works at one local dealership does not always guarantee it will work at another location. 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.