My New Career Path

Trading One Court for Another

Adam Shepherd
Daily Report
March 27, 2024

In an article published on March 27, 2024 in Daily Report, Adam Shepherd, intern at Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins & Dial, discusses his transition from director of tennis at PGA National Resort and Spa to law student at Emory Law to future associate at the firm.

“For anyone contemplating a significant career shift, my journey offers a vivid perspective on navigating such transitions,” said Shepherd. “Hungry for a new chapter where I could channel the competitive spirit and intellectual rigor sharpened on the tennis court into a field that would fuel my passion for competition and test my mental acumen, I craved intellectual stimulation. I recognized that the qualities honed in the competitive realms of tennis—the ability to adapt, the resilience in the face of setbacks and the relentless pursuit of excellence—are the very attributes that lead to success in the upper echelons of the legal field.”

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