Season Two: Episode Eight — Advice from a successful entrepreneur for lawyers and anyone who is interested in pursuing entrepreneurial endeavors, including understanding legal challenges, how to raise funding, and the right time to quit your day job. 

Episode Description:  David Adler (Fordham Law ‘19) and James Fitzpatrick (Fordham Law ‘20) interview Chieh Huang (Fordham Law ‘08), CEO and Co-Founder of Boxed, an online wholesale retailer, to discuss the legal and practical challenges of pursuing entrepreneurial endeavors.

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“My legal degree allowed me to understand the basic rules of the business game.” — Chieh Huang

“Being an attorney has prepared me for a lot of what happens at Boxed. Not a lot scares me because I know what the truly serious legal issues are.” — Chieh Huang

“Doing the right thing and doing good can be the right business decision too.” — Chieh Huang

“You can’t do everything, but do the things that actually affect you, your employees and your customers.” — Chieh Huang

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