The Firm - Chapters 5-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5-8 Summary

When Mitch arrives for his first day of work the office is ominously empty. The employees are still recovering from the loss of their esteemed peers. When the managing partners, Lambert and McKnight, finally appear, they are accompanied by two other partners, Victor Milligan and Avery Tolar. It is explained to Mitch that Avery Tolar would be his mentor, and Mitch would be working exclusively on Avery's files. In addition to assisting Avery, Mitch is expected to study for and pass the bar exam. To help in his success, each of the partners devises a study guide pertaining to his area of expertise and promises to spend time reviewing it with Mitch. Mitch is introduced to his personal secretary, a woman named Nina. Like all Bendini secretaries, Nina is not particularly pretty. Instead, she is matronly, intelligent, and very efficient.

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