Any recommendations for a good tailor for bespoke suits in NYC? (Not trying to buy one anytime soon, of course, given the current crisis, but trying to plan something ahead)
New York Big Law
What is your firm’s trading policy? My firm (V30) has a restricted list, 6 month holding period for equities, and prohibits buying options on single names.
Client has exclusive license to videographer’s home-video. 3Pty production cmpny posted video on IG w/o license. Vid not registered with USPTO.3P refuses to remove video. Cease and desist appropriate?
How many years did you guys wait from undergrad graduation before attending law school? Curious because most biglaw associates seem to be on the younger side
is it just me or do secretaries add very little value working remotely? not the nicest observation, maybe, but I'm finding a lot of secretarial work is now just easier to do myself.
Bar passage forgiveness? Like = Yes, support the law students during this difficult time! Comment = Over my cold, lifeless body will I support anyone not suffering the same amount I did.
It looks like some AM100 firms are starting to furlough/lay off slower associates, have you heard anything at your firm? Any rumors?
How do you handle getting blamed for something that‘s not your fault? The (more senior) other associate on my team botched a brief but the partner blames me even though I didn’t write it
Trusts and Estates lawyers - have you found that people contemplating their mortality in a pandemic leads to more work where you are, or have your hours been about the same, or slower?
Reposting: anxious q- should incoming juniors start thinking of backup plans? Were offers revoked in 08/09? Or start dates pushed? Would be starting at a V10 in lit if that helps. Thanks all.
Has your firm changed billing policies recently? A lot of talk of firms asking for daily time reports...
Hi, So at the DA’s office, all our cases were automatically updated in an internal system that told us the next-on date and purpose, etc. Great for org.! Is there a private practice equivalent service
I understand this is an afterthought, but have firms started thinking what they’re going to do about summer associates if this coronavirus quarantine stretches into June? Hoping they won’t drop us..?
Random: I wonder if there are any lawyers at these offices who feel ill but are not disclosing anything to avoid the stigma of being “patient zero” in their firm.