Joseph J. Siprut’s first impression of Todd L. McLawhorn came when the former was looking for a job and the latter was hiring.Their interview in 2005 for a gig with Howrey Simon LLP was a lesson in honest communication. McLawhorn told Siprut about the benefits as well as the drawbacks of the job. He probed the young lawyer about what he was looking for, what would make him a good fit and what might cause him to think …