My husband and I are hoping to have a child soon, but I don't want to get off track at work. I'd love to know how others have handled the transition to motherhood while competing to make partner.
Where is the best place to see sample briefs? I’m looking for a guide to show a defendant met the minimum contacts test for jurisdiction
Do titles in Law firms (practice head, executive committee, managing partner etc) mean more pay for the extra responsibilities, or not necessarily?
Struggling with this whole work life balance thing. Is it possible to have a semblance of a life/hobbies? If so, how? Most of my socializing is honestly in the microcosm of the firm (drink nights etc)
Can I ask my senior associate if I’m doing an okay job? For context, we’re on several matters together and I want to correct any mistakes WHILE we’re working together, not ask about them after.
Recieved an offer to work in-house in a big (Canadian) market. Thoughts on starting out a career in law in-house? How difficult is the transition from in-house back to private practice? Any advice?
I hate it when you go out and the waiter asks "sparkling or still" and then before you can get a consensus some asshole just decides for the whole goddamn table. I like my Perrier!
Dealing with baglog What are some strategies for dealing with backlog? While working from home I've had a propensity to procrastinate and now have gotten behind on several files. I know I need to grind to turn them around before the clients asks for an update, but that's easier said than done during the day with conference calls, emails, and new "urgent" work that doesn't stop.
The California law school deans are asking that the new bar exam score (1390 instead of 1440) be applied retroactively at least to Feb 2020 (which they should) but are also asking to go back to July 2017. As someone who failed July 2017 with a 1439 and passed Feb 2018, I can’t help but feel so frustrated with the State Bar. Even if they do it, my swearing in date will still be June 2018 instead of Dec 2017, I still lost 6 months of my career even if retroactively I passed the first time.
Anyone have those clients who ignore your advice, then what they want doesn’t get achieved. They reluctantly decide to go along with your advice and (surprise)get everything they wanted.
Anyone here successfully found a legal job abroad? In US looking to move to Netherlands or France. Any tips welcome!
Do juniors in big law typically foster strong partner relationships/have partner mentors? 2nd year at V50 and I’ve only worked directly for more senior associates on deals..(continued below)
Of all the gin joints in all the world, I really do believe that law attracts more prestige whores than any other profession
Do folks minds sharing their career level and base salary and if AFS vs. LLP? So for example: M2, $117K, AFS. Thank you.
India’s proposal to allow IP concessions to manufacture covid treatments was denied by US and EU big pharma, what do you think of this?
Interviewing with GrubHub as Senior financial analyst -- would this be a good step into Tech? Currently live in Chicago as a senior consultant
Thoughts about loading up TSLA, APPL, MSFT, SQ at this price point ? Also, is ZOOM already way overpriced ?
Should I leave the work-life balance and stable job as a Lead Associate at Booz Allen for an up or out Senior Manager role at Deloitte? Is it worth the risk?
Chicago FSO assurance having crazy high turnover/hiring anyone that can vouch to cash at all levels. DM me if you’re interested. Great opportunity if you like audit but don’t want to travel at all!
Anyone from McKinsey’s Healthcare practice that would be willing to chat? Not looking for a referral per say, just interested in the work that goes on in the provider space. Many thanks in advance.
Recommendations for books to help with nerves around presenting/public speaking and wider executive presence and relationship building issues?
What does it mean if everybody else's schedule in my industry team is booked, but mine is empty for the neext few weeks? Does that mean im low performing?
I have a question .. I know this isn’t necessarily a fashion post ... but what Color/type of TV Stand would anyone recommend with an Oak Coffee Table?
Lady 🐠! Would you be turned off by a guy texting you the day of to make plans? Want to text a girl I just met last weekend to get drinks but she arrives from Europe today, and don’t want to be pushy?
Question for the Deloitte folks (and yes I've already searched haha) but within GPS, is Strategy & Analytics part of Consulting or Advisory? Also, what in the world is the difference between the two?