Thoughts on getting second professional degree while at big law? Want one because I’m a lifelong learned, but it would send the wrong message.
Have a deposition scheduled that I am scheduled to fly to in two weeks. We have local counsel who will be appearing also So I don’t really need to be there. Boss told me I should still plan to go
How many of y'all use a mechanical keyboard in office? I'm thinking of getting mine to office, don't know how my colleagues will react. Its not the loudest, but it does make a little noise.
Tips for staying sane while self isolating? I live alone and with the office closed + the city shut down I’m realizing how much I depend on work for socializing. Haven’t said a word out loud all day🤦🏻♀️
Thoughts on senior associates from large firms leaving to be a partner at smaller firms? Have had some discussions with smaller firms, and excited about the prospect of more flexibility and balance, but concerned about leaving the stability and income.
Attorneys: Do I take the Bar in July (in certain states) or should I want until September? Some states are offering administrations in both July & Sept.
Anybody have the feeling, especially in BigLaw, that your firm stiffs support staff? (More info in comments).
Thinking about studying for and taking the California bar. Background, I am currently practicing in Texas
Trial order talks about making a request for a “view” at the pre trial conf. What does this even mean? (See picture)
Me @5:30am: "Mostly airport runs or early commuters so far?" Uber driver: "Mostly people sneaking out of places they wish'd they hadn't ended up." !
What do you think is the biggest contributor to burnout in our industry? How do you think this could be fixed, by firms or by the lawyers?
Anyone leave consulting for Amazon? How was the transition, comp, role? I applied for a couple roles today. Appreciate any insight.
Possible to recuperate withdrawn taxes from your sign on bonus? I.e. my sign on was 20K and I got 12K post tax, can I get all or a part of the 8K back? If so, how much?
Looking for some advice. As someone who is breastfeeding and has a husband and baby at home with no family nearby, how are you handling work travel with the coronavirus? I’m supposed to work a.....
When it comes to compensation, do you care more about immediate rewards (e.g., next year's bonus) or your future earning potential?
Can you share stories of exit opportunities were consultants (CF and/or MC experience) transitioned to PE houses? And how *(preferably from UK or Europe)
I know I’ve made it because I’m in my Lyft on my way to ORD and Karma Chameleon comes on the radio.
Why do you hate Trump so much? He is making it better for Americans. I agree that he messed up somethings but we can fix it after him. For now, I like tax cuts, more jobs, and more salary.
Anyone ever negotiate MBA internship offers (non-consulting)? Curious if big tech firms would be open to this.
1- What high yield savings accounts do people use? 1b- Thoughts on Amex savings vs. Marcus by Goldman 2- Do people still use CDs? Best CD rates other 🐠 have been able to find?
Today was another example of why we HODL!! Stay calm, ppl is going to pitch crypto to their families over the holidays and it will go up again! Then we’ll get bonuses and further up in January!!