Washington Post Story on Michelle Obama Cites Courting Kathleen Hannigan

The Washington Post Sunday Magazine today features an excerpt from Liza Mundy’s “Michelle,” due out this week from Simon & Schuster. The story includes a whole paragraph on Courting Kathleen Hannigan, a novel which “explores the perils of being a woman trying to make partner in the 1980’s and 1990’s.” The story also calls me “a good-humored and gregariousattorney who had worked hard to win advancement for women in the top echelon of the legal profession.” (Michelle is said to be a bit character in CKH: Michelle Richardson, a young associate who is part of the defense team and who soon after being introduced is sent off to research an aspect of the law. The character is said to exemplify “that young associates, even highly competent ones like Michelle, mostly were seen and worked hard, but were not heard.” Read the article.

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