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I’m trying to determine if partner life at one of the L&E big 3 is what I want. I’m at the point where I could pivot to AGC in house. Pros/cons? I’ve often heard that non-equity partner isn’t wor… more

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Looking for advice on breaking into the L&E litigation field. I’m a rising third-year general litigation associate at a v10 law firm in NYC where I’ve gotten to work on a couple of L&E cases. … more

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What is considered a “large” caseload in employment litigation? I work at a large L&E boutique law firm and handling about 14-15 active litigation cases in state/federal court or arbitration. Some… more

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Anyone know what comp is like at Jackson Lewis for a mid market 4th year?

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What are some of the better L&E group in biglaw?

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Anyone know the hour requirement for firms like Littler, Ogletree, etc?

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Does anyone have broad insight into the major L&E firms in the NJ area - Ogletree, Jackson Lewis, Littler, Fox Rothschild, Ford Harrison, Constangy? Would be interested in knowing the general repu… more

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Pros and cons about making partner vs in-house or other alternative tracks? Is there truth to the anecdotes about junior partners working more and earning less than associates and does it get better a… more

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Thoughts on Seyfarth?

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Currently a first year doing insurance defense. But I’m dying to transition to L&E. I have the courses, internships, journal note all in and around L&E. However, I’m 8 months into my first job… more

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I’m debating accepting a job offer from Fisher Phillips (NJ/NYC market). Any insights as to culture, pay, etc.? I’m currently at Jackson Lewis. Thank you all!

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Cloud-based (virtual) law firm seeking attorneys (preferably, with 5 years of post-JD experience). Must be licensed in at least one US jurisdiction, but can work from anywhere. Message me for details.

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Just curious — is anyone seeing claims or making claims of discrimination brought on the basis the alleged bad actor supports Trump or another republican closely aligned with Trump?

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How do you explain fees to a client who wants an “estimate” for a nuanced project? Yes, I’m a partner & still struggle with this. Clients (and worse, some partners) seem to think I can just flat f… more

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What do you think about the mismatch of labor and employment laws and the modern nature of our economy after the technological boom? Am I the only one who thinks (and am I crazy to think) there are s… more

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Looking for a quick confirmation — I will be filing a complaint in federal court for employment discrimination by a federal employer. In order to bring an intentional infliction claim for I need to fi… more

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How is everyone’s workload? I was insanely busy the last month but the past week or so has slowed significantly.

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Looking to change practice area to employment law - tips?

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Any advice for Fla business that may have to let go of staff? 20-25 emp; furniture mftg. Don't practice employment and they can't afford lawyer that does. They want to comply with laws.

Looking for a Freelancer to assist with drafting employment law demand letters or Complaints. Comprehensive templates provided. Message me if interested. Thanks!

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