(1). A top-tier law firm, generally populated with pretentious Ivy Leaguers who are, for all intents and purposes, in love (and possibly trying to have sex) with their business cards. Attorneys in white shoe firms never miss an opportunity to tell you (i) where they work, and (ii) where they went to law school.
“His resume says he works at a big, white shoe firm, so I’m not sure we can get him to leave given what we are willing to offer. Wait … he’s a 14th year associate? Offer him $40,000 and some kind of ‘junior partner’ title and he’s gone.”
(1). A brief, substance-less client meeting intended to introduce an additional member of the team to the client (see face to face). Meet and Greets often turn into in-depth discussions on substantive topics which the newly introduced team member neither expected nor prepared to discuss.
“Don’t worry, Tim. This is just going to be a meet and greet. That said, you might want to read up on complex tobacco-industry litigation techniques before the meeting. See you tomorrow!”