Definition: To Drone

Thanks to one of our Heller Highwater readers for pointing out this item in today’s Recorder article (can be found here with a CalLaw subscription)  with tongue-in-cheek predictions for the legal community in 2009:

HellerDrone launches a massive network of blogs for failed law firms. “Drone” becomes a hip verb used to connote “fail,” as in, “Dude, you can’t take that associate job. That firm’s about to drone.”

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1 Response to “Definition: To Drone”


  1. 1 Derner 2 January 2009 at 5:31 pm

    Cool…

    Did that piece about what ex-Hellerites are dealing with during the holidays every come out?

    I was going to talk to the reporter, but at the last minute I considered the fact that I’m trying to market my own new company and I was worried about being associated with failure. I opted to forgo the interview.

    Maybe if she does a more positive piece on how ex-staff are pulling themselves up by the bootstraps during a recession I’d be into it.


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