Which offices at the SEC (not Corp fin) are best to go to if you eventually want to go back to a law firm?
Is it me or have companies like JP Morgan Chase and PWC been turning up the heat on employee performance in an effort to justify reductions in their forces? JPMorgan Chase PwC Bank of America Wells Fargo Citi… more
Small company with owner owning all the authorized shares. Wanting to sell 25% of the company to another person. Sell 25% of his existing shares, enter into a stock purchase agr & SH agr., or auth… more
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My first board meeting as a director got scheduled for this week. Anyone have advice for me?
When listing material contracts on disclosure schedules, is there a difference between using “dated as of x date” and just “dated x date”? Using the latter probably saves a couple hundred bucks for th… more
Stupid question. What do you call the seller/purchaser’s counsel on the other side of a transaction? Specifically, is there a single term/phrase that could be used to encompass the above? I know some … more
Is it just me or does anyone else find the practical law templates commercially unworkable? Not just that you have to tailor them, but that they are “too much” to begin with such that you are better o… more
May be a long shot here, but does anyone know how to find the mailing address/contact info for Ericsson, Inc. legal division?? TIA!
Does anyone know what the typical salary range is for a Contracts Manager/Contracts Counsel at Fortune 100 companies?
I work as a corporate transactional associate at a boutique firm. This is my first job out of law school and I have been working for 3 months as an attorney. Any resources that can help me excel at d… more
I’m a third year in finance (mix of borrowing and lending side work) and starting to find myself bored due to lack of strategy involved in the practice. I also can’t shake the feeling that I’m not pro… more
Did 3 years of fund formation. In house doing transactions at a PE fund now (second to CLO covering N and S America) . How would I find a way to some sort of government work or SEC? Currently in nyc … more
I couldn’t understand what my manager was asking of me and I said “I apologize but I’m having a hard time understanding what you are asking for?”
“I’m speaking english right? If I’m speaking English th… more
Advice for answering questions more concisely? I (midlevel) have a tendency of including my whole rationale and the basis of my answer in write ups and just started working with a senior who just want… more
NOTION FOR LAWYERS?
I’m a 3rd year corporate transactional associate with a private practice firm. Does anyone regularly use Notion to manage client matters, projects, notes, etc.? If so, have you enjo… more
Does anyone have any tips for finding new job opportunities for 2022 grads in the NYC area? I currently work as a corporate associate in a boutique firm, and I’m really interested in working for a big… more
I’ve been looking at in house transactional roles at public utility companies. Can anyone provide any insight working at public utilities?
Is it possible to transfer from in house work to a law firm? Would that be considered lateral?
Can any attorneys here share what it means if you are not “billing enough hours?” Does it simply mean that you are not working and charging a client enough? Additionally, how do you charge a client mo… more
Single Materiality Scrape. I’m not understanding for some reason a single materiality scrape as applied to damages only. If a breach is material, then won’t all damages apply anyways (even if materia… more
I’m a partner at a small firm (40 people, not a boutique, landlocked state). I am considering planning and taking a 3-5 week sabbatical next year. My firm has never had someone gone for more than 10 d… more
I (29M - midlevel healthcare attorney) have the opportunity to join the board of directors of a successful healthcare organization. Thinking long term, what can I do to use this experience for future … more
How long does it take you to bill 8 hours? I’m in the office from 9ish until 6/6:30pm and usually hit around 8 hours, sometimes 8.5. Yesterday I got to the office at 8:45am and left at 6:30pm. so 9.8h… more
Hi! A client is looking for recommendation of platforms/websites that allow for anonymous voting during board meetings. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!
For corporate in-house paralegals, can you tell me your reporting structure? Do you report directly to the attorneys you work under or to a paralegal manager? If a paralegal mgr does this person have … more
Mid/senior associates, are you worried about ChatGPT threatening your job security? Or just juniors worry about it?
Getting ready to apply for jobs after graduating law school and passing the bar exam. However, it seems a daunting task to enter the transactional world without any prior experience. I put myself thro… more
Structured finance/securitization/CMBS attorneys - what would you give as a writing sample for a job application?
Anyone here practice nursing home transactional law? What exactly do you do? I’m considering applying for an open position and I currently practice med mal litigation but would like to go in house som… more
I'm a mid level. I'm told I'm not capturing enough time during the week in which a deal closes. How much time do you bill in a closing week and what are you working on?
Have any of you ever quit an in-house role without having something else lined up? What was your experience and how long did it take you to find a new position?
Just finished my 1 year internship at an american law firm in Italy. Love m&a and corporate law, but not sure if i want to pursue this career. I was thinking to jump into consulting or something c… more
How does one get into the corporate area of law if one doesn’t have direct relevant experience (have Trust/Estates experience). Been difficult trying to find a job in the current market
As a Corp lawyer in big law, we obviously have prohibitions on trading in certain securities given that we (including the firm) likely have MNPI. Does that change if an advisor is the party solely re… more
Curious as to what people’s day to day responsibilities look like as a second year Cap Markets attorney. How often are you staffed with a midlevel or senior? Do you typically run deals yourself with a… more
Advice for handling large workload and increasing responsibilities as a new midlevel M&A attorney? Multiple partners are trusting me with more and more work and leadership but I have barely seen m… more