Jennie Simmons, a Houston Partner in Locke Lord’s Corporate Practice Group, was profiled by Law.com in the ‘How I Made Partner’ series. In the Q&A, Simmons discusses her experience at Locke Lord, the importance of mentorship and what helped propel her to the Partnership level. She credits her reputation as a hard worker, responsiveness and positive attitude as key reasons she was elevated to Partnership at Locke Lord.
Simmons also provided advice to younger associates striving to make partner: “Work ethic, being available, paying attention to detail and having a good attitude are hugely important. Technical skills can be taught and will come with time, but good work ethic and a positive attitude are hard to beat.”
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