Anyone leave being a lawyer to work in consulting-- alix, duff and phelps, primeclerk-- do you regret it? What were the pros and cons?
Thoughts on this from a legal standpoint? I've been wondering how the US Supreme Court will decide the employment discrimination cases for gay and trans employees on the basis of sex.
Favorite easy Thanksgiving recipes? I was asked to bring a side dish for my family's meal and have this evening only to plan, shop, and cook. Easily-transportable please (no soups). Thanks fam!!
Is anyone here counsel at a bank? What practice of law were you in originally? Looking to make a move from biglaw but not currently in a banking regulatory practice - does it matter?
I past the CA bar and still waiting for my moral character evaluation result. After 6 months of my submission, I received an email requesting for more info about my past employment termination (my first job). Does anyone know how much details we should provide? Below is the request: (PS: termination was unfair but I don’t want to get into arguments with old employer) • A detailed narrative explaining the events and/or circumstances leading up, during and through your termination from Xxx.
Given the challenges I've had with integrating technology into my legal practice, I've been looking for some resources to help me out. I came across this challenge on Twitter today. Seems to be free. Thought it might be useful for some of you:
Looking into switching from Big4 to law firm, recently saw an opening for Conflicts attorney, any thoughts? Is it stimulating work? Is it a good move?
Anyone who's worked in both law and consulting before? I'm considering a switch to consulting and want to find out more about the work. I'm more or less familiar with the hours / pay. For context, I'm currently in commercial litigation in UK magic circle firm.
Hi Everyone - My firm (NY) just announced that we will be working from home through the summer, until September and possibly even longer. I’m looking for a new desktop so I can sit at my desk (thinking this will help with productivity LOL) rather than plop from my bed to the sofa and anywhere else with my laptop. Recommendations? Thanks!
Transactional Associate Survey: what are the general responsibilities placed in the hands of 2-3rd year associates at your firm? Please include general size of firm and practice area in your answer.
Honestly it's pretty frustrating to deal with all the lawyer jokes... this is an honorable profession where people still care about service
Is there any way to tell whether a partner is equity or non-equity? Like, is it a time gated thing where partners make equity after X amount of years as partner?
We recently welcomed our first child and now consider buying term life insurance. Any tips? What company do you go with? Should we look at return of premium option?
So sometimes I forget to mark alt travel as such when I do my expenses... are the repercussions bad enough that I should go back and update (past couple months)?
Any insights into the BCG Financial Institutions Practice? Salary band and type of work they do? Thanks in advance
Booking flights with my CSR for vacation leaving Thursday and arriving on a Monday.. not sure what project I’ll be on during those days. Will the travel insurance let me change my flight if I (cont)
Lady 🐠 here and for the first time this holiday season I am really guarded about touching co-workers because of all this harassment climate. Pity really because I am a huggers. Anyone else?
Anyone ever refuse a client drug test? I know you can't be on the project then, but does your firm reprimand you?
Idk if anyone else watches reality. But im here for the first black bachelor in history. I loved Rachel being the first bachelorette. Its about time!
To those who were NQs in 2008/2009 and didn’t get retained - what did you do? Did you paralegal? I’m a fourth seater really struggling to find anything as literally no firms are recruiting NQs right now.
I think the guy I’ve been casually seeing/hooking up with for the past few months has some issues with alcoholism. Some of his behaviors surrounding drinking seem like a red flag to me. How should I
When the FAs on your flight decide to upgrade excess carry ons to comfort+ instead of checking them in: http://imgur.com/12lpFMY
Typical work week is 70hrs/week on avg. which is probably normal for a lot of ppl here. What do you guys like to do to relieve stress? I typically go for a jog, but curious to hear what y'all do.
I'm a guy who's not into sports. How do you fit in with a team who talks about sports all the time? I can only fake it for so long.