In Chapter 1 of 18 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, legal career advisor James McCormick answers "What is Getting Easier and What is Getting Harder in Your Life?" McCormick shares the news of having a child since his Year 2 interview and the new challenges (and rewards) that come with being a parent. Additionally, he notes his promotion to partner at his job and the positives that come with the challenges of transitioning from employee to owner at the firm. 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.