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Eversheds people - do you currently have a hiring freeze in the Middle East? Please let me know.

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Corporate at Latham & Watkins. How much of a sweatshop is it?

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I hear Jones Day doesn’t do bonuses. Is this true? I’m thinking of a lateral move but want to ensure I understand the comp structure. Any insight?

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Pros and cons of Patent Lit v Patent Pros v EC VC if you are still early enough you can switch between the three (already in one just want to be sure I'm not making a mistake) and have a grad leve… more

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Anyone with experience transferring Biglaw offices? Second year at a mid-sized east coast regional. Plan to move to Seattle when I become eligible to waive into WA. Staying with the current firm is no… more

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Jos. A. Banks vs Indochino. Where do you go to get your suits and why?

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Any tips for networking to start building a client base? Trusts and estates practice area.

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How much do Biglaw firms pay in Brussels? I know they match US salaries in London, but is the situation the same for other offices?

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I'm a junior associate interested in potentially joining the high yield practice group at my firm. It's decently sized, like 5 partners and 8-10 associates, and they seem like a friendly bunch… more

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Are any first years that started in January still somewhat slow (80 hours Feb, 120 March, 160 April, 180 May, 240 June, 100 so far in July) and nervous about the incoming classes starting in October? … more

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When an associate is “leading” a deal - what does that mean to you? At what year at your firms do associates “lead”? Seeing posts about first years “leading” with little to no assistance, and that s… more

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Can anyone share any information/perspective on Foley & Lardner’s Chicago office? In particular it’s corporate/insurance groups. Curious what the culture, people, work, clients, etc. are like. Tha… more

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When do you switch from first-year to second-year at your firm in terms of salary - at the end of the firm’s fiscal year or January 1? For context, my firm’s fiscal year ends in November and the annua… more

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Does munck wilson mandala in Texas pay Big Law?

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Currently a few weeks left on parental leave and have had a potential opportunity come up with a smaller firm that I think makes more sense for my career goals. The question I have is: assuming I get … more

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Posted a few days ago about lateraling to a firm to work for a rain maker and having been put on a deal with him alone (first deal at the new firm). Subsequent to the scolding emails we finally manage… more

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Does anyone have insight into the SD Biglaw market? I know LW,SMRH, Cooley, DLA, JD, & MoFo are the big players. Anyone have insight into the strengths of each firm or culture? How does SD biglaw … more

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What reason can I give my midsize firm for leaving to go to big law without sounding rude and offensive?

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Thoughts on Davis Wright Tremaine (Seattle)? I’ve seen DWT referred to as a *unicorn* firm, but trying to avoid drinking the kool aid.

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Who has successfully made transparent gender disparities in salary, resources, support, BD dollars, opportunities? We know it exists-who the favorites are and how they are taken care of. The question … more

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Do you think it’s less likely for firms to let go of specialty corp associates rather than gen corp/ M&A associates in a few months/years when this market turns down again? Gauging if I ducked up … more

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Bottom half of an Am Law 100 firm does not follow cravath scale. How much do they pay for a senior year associate?

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3rd year at V10 thinking about jumping to mid law in NY (for better WLB). Any tips on how to see if WLB actually exists or just PR?

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How quickly after final interviews did you find out whether you got an offer/rejection? And if so, was it an offer or a rejection?

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For those of you who lateraled during the COVID hiring craze, do you regret or are you glad that you made the move? Is there really a “better” biglaw? Curious because I’m from a biglaw that supposedly… more

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Litigation associate here working on an M&A deal (against my will): there are a few months between signing and closing on this deal. I have no experience in this practice area, but is this normal?… more

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My firm is currently on a rotating schedule for WFH and office. My partners are very old school and pressuring me to show up in the office even when I’m not scheduled to be in the office and want me t… more

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Anyone have insight into Manatt’s healthcare regulatory practice?

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Is the mass exodus still continuing at your firm? I’m in a corporate NY group and we are just bleeding associates (including juniors) non stop. I’m sad to see some of my favorite juniors go but happy … more

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Is there a way to properly rescind accepting an offer? I had a major circumstance change over the past 72 hours and cannot picture also trying to make a career move. Still in conflicts at this point b… more

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How have y’all adjusted to never sleeping ever?

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Just say no. “Sorry, I’m at capacity”. “Sorry, I can’t get to this till next week”. Everyday I see people on here posting about how they’re going to quit with no new job, or how they’ll take a 50% pa… more

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I recently lateraled and I think I actually just hate working for a law firm. Or rather, I hate working in this new reality where it’s normal to bill 200+ hours every month. I was fine doing this when… more

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I do employment at one of the “Big 4” but I want to make more money. Has anyone made the move from Littler or FIsher to a firm that pays market? If so, what practice group?

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WILL IT EVER SLOW DOWN

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Any thoughts on lowenstein? Seems as though they now pay market. Is there ecvc group that established?

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I don’t wanna do the work today

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Any thoughts about MoFo Cali for ecvc work? My recruiter keeps telling me it’s a bad move but I LOVE the people. Seems totally different than big law vibe

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Anyone else ever feel their love language coming out at work? Today I bent over backwards (yes, these are the words I’m choosing) for a partner who hasn’t said “thank you” for any of it...can I get a … more

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