In my second year of private practice and I am worried/nervous AF all the time about deadlines etc. Does that ever stop or do you all just learn to ignore it?
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.
Just sent an email to an authority stating in bold letters that the subject was “Comfidential”. Guess I’ll just resign
Is law school performance any indication of how good of an attorney you can be? I work at a boutique firm, and I get intimidated when Biglaw opposing counsel graduated at the top of their class...
In-House Counsels - what’s been the best (or worst) communications you’ve had with your outside law firms during this crisis?
What are people’s thoughts on the concept of “value billing”? I am a first year associate and it seems to me that we shouldn’t be getting paid less for being better/more efficient at our jobs
Are desk phones still a thing at your firm? They swtiched my good, old, trusty Cisco phone to a Bluetooth headset (that costs $120!!, I checked) and a laptop program that doesn’t work 80% of the time.
Been a bit distracted and distant for a few weeks (my bad). What’s the summer associate program plan?
It is really a testament to the quality of new york big law attorneys that out of all the crooks on wall street only like two mid-level scapegoats went to prison for the financial crisis
Any big law associates struggling to get consistent work? I’ll bill 9-10 hours for a few days and the next days bill like 3-4 hours. My hours suck because I can’t stay consistently busy.
Worked w a partner a few times. Told him I’m available for more work, but he hasn’t followed up & it’s been a while. Today he popped by my office and goes “I haven’t forgotten about you” Cont..
Does anyone know how to access briefs files in criminal appeals with the 1st Dep’t? The filings are not available on NYSCEF, but I am wondering if they are accessible through other means
Tips for avoiding / reducing eye strain after staring at a computer all day every day? Sometimes I think this job is gonna make me go blind.
How would you go about trying to make a lateral move to a firm that does not have any openings posted? I'm not inclined to use a recruiter, but I will if that's the most effective way. Is there any chance they will call if you send your resume with a cover letter?
Looking at clerking options; what do people think about 8th or 10th circuit appellate versus SDNY/EDNY?
I’m a junior at Indiana University majoring in finance & business analytics. GPA 3.98 and heavily involved on campus. Full time Deloitte strategy. What are my chances for Northwestern deferred MBA?
Do hotels actually ask for ID if you use another company's corporate rate when making a reservation
Did kick counting drive anyone else crazy?? 30 weeks and just had to eat sugar, drink a cold drink , and do jumping jacks in an attempt to get some kicks. This is going to drive me crazy but not sure if I should be concerned if baby is having a lazy day
Anyone ever think of quitting and doing the nomad life? I know I can make $25/hr in remote side hustle and I have a good amount of cash saved up. Once covid dies down I'm going Van-life across us
Sorry for sounding like a noob but does Cocktail attire for office holiday party mean suit? Our office culture is relaxed. Male 🐠 here.
A good friend was just offered senior consultant at Booz for cyber . What should the starting salary and bonus be? 3 years out of undergrad.
I got my H1B rejection yesterday... How is rejection different from Denial? I am guessing this just means I wasn't picked.
Recently moved to US and looking for auto investing every month. Don’t have time to watch market movements. Already planning on maxing our 401k , have account with Fidelity and selected FXAIX. Any other fund suggestion? How do I get about buying other funds?
Looking to relocate to Miami, FL. Have about 5 years working at a multicultural integrated marketing firm in Chicago, executing/leading PR and experiential marketing programs. Thoughts?
Hopefully whats going on would create a positive change in culture at firms like Crowe. Majority of the people laid off here were either minorities or women. Crowe has one of the lowest proportion...
Wanted to get thoughts on 401k management fees. I have been doing Vanguard’s robo advisor for around 2 years now. I was doing the math and I am paying around $400/yr for a $100k portfolio. Does it seem high ?
Any travel duffle recommendations? My compact international carry on spinner finally met its match with the erj145 on my new commute.
Do MBAs at Deloitte consulting have case interviews for summer internships? How to best prepare for HC?
Does anyone work for Gartner consulting. Recruiter reached out to chat about associate partner role. What does that role equate to at the big 4 and what’s it like working for Gartner? Culture etc.
I'm so scared about applying to business school. Tips for managing applications, GMAT, job and sleep? I've procrastinated for so long and it's really time to get my shit together.
Wondering if I’m underpaid. SM3 (going into 4th year) in Midwest Consulting. New salary = $185,700. Received a 5% raise and 8% bonus this year