Sounds like a bunch of firms laid down the hammer today with salary cuts, no raises; furloughing of staff, etc
Anyone else’s partners being extra bitchy right now? Like they are they only ones dealing with this situation. Hey partners, it’s not just you.
COVID WFH has given me the work/life balance I always dreamed of. Productivity has increased and I get to have 3 meals a day with my spouse/kids.
Okay. Hi! New here. Consequential damages. Can damages from an injury on an elevator be considered CD? Hmmmm, I would think so but please, someone help?
A question for the small-shop attorneys, specifically the personal injury/med-mal practitioners. How does your firm handle compensation and bonuses/incentive payments?
Feeling dismissed/ignored by partners as a junior sucks. How to know whether to take it personally (e.g, they don’t like me) vs. understand it’s possibly because I’m just a junior? At V50 biglaw.
Has anyone done or considered real estate closing work on the side? I work a typical big law gig, so not looking to necessarily leave that. Nonetheless, it seems like easy money if you can get work..
A few months ago, I conducted my first deposition as a first year associate. Opposing counsel did not know that it was my first deposition, but overheard someone on my team commenting (continued)
1st year associate wondering if I want to lateral "up" in 1-2 years. I was bad at OCI and ended up at a below market firm but have good stats. How can I prepare and what are some considerations?
As a young associate, what do you do when one person (non-partner) keeps piling on small urgent tasks, and those tasks cause you to neglect other work (drafting a brief) for a partner? (Continued)
Associate attorney under a partner at an expense sharing firm. She wants me to go on my own and become an expense sharing partner. I’ve only been licensed for a year. SOS. Cont...
Of all the gin joints in all the world, I really do believe that law attracts more prestige whores than any other profession