How to Make Partner at Kutak Rock


Robbie Li
August 11, 2020
Legal Career

Reid Page is a partner at Kutak Rock with 20 years of commercial litigation experience. Reid represents clients in complex business disputes in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He often litigates disputes and provides guidance to clients in the investment banking, private equity, financial services, and oil and gas industries. Reid has been recognized in Colorado as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star 2009-2015, and was named a “Compleat Lawyer” by Law Week Colorado.

Reid joins the podcast to talk about shaking off the sense of entitlement and obsession with billing time as an associate.

Listen to this podcast to learn: 

  • How Reid adjusted for success when he did not make partner the first year he was eligible in his early career
  • Why Reid believes it doesn’t matter how you approach client development -- so long as you keep it consistent
  • What Reid learned from relocating from D.C. to Denver as 5th-year associate
  • The key mistakes associates should avoid on their path to partnership
  • Why Reid believes litigation funding has a “significant place in the practice of law”

More tips from top litigators on how they made partner can be found on Legalist's Rainmaker podcast, now available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.