Lawyers are ecomic drivers-producers of the wealth and prosperity from which all Americans benefit. The public has t lost its fascination with lawyers and curiosity about how lawyers serve individuals, families, communities, corporations, and the nation. The contributors to this book are leading lawyers who lead and influence law firms, corporate-counsel offices, agencies, and other legal-service providers. Their reflections here express what lawyers mean to American ecomic productivity and welfare. Gain a clearer sense of just how important lawyers are to the continued growth and vitality of the American republic.