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.
Do titles in Law firms (practice head, executive committee, managing partner etc) mean more pay for the extra responsibilities, or not necessarily?
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.
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
When you’re reminded constantly that you were the last one in to the group.....and will be the first to go. This is what dreams are made of.
A partner at a firm is consistently billing 18-20 hour days...and I know for a fact he is not working that many hours everyday. How is he doing this? Is he billing unethically?
Question! As a firm who does not have Lawyerport to search the jury verdict reports, how does one find good expert witnesses? I’ve used Seak Inc. & Experts.com but to no avail for the particular expert we need.
Parents: What did you do for infant care after maternity/paternity leave is over and both parents want to go back to work? Work part time, nanny, daycare, combo?
What happens as an account person if your agency loses the account? Are you automatically laid off or does an agency typically try to move you to a new account?
Is it generally a good or bad idea to let interviewers know you’re interviewing at other companies/ are awaiting an offer at a different firm? When interviewers ask this question, what are they trying to gauge from the interviewee?
Is anyone here in RWI insurance? I'm interviewing at an RWI broker in a couple days in an M&A RWI broker role and would love to hear your take!
Cloud Tech Consulting, which company to pursue in terms of pay, benefits, type of work - Accenture, PwC, Deloitte, Slalom, West Monroe?
Welp! I think I’m getting fired. Had the client ask me point blank if we were going to hit a certain date with everything ready to go. Got on the phone and told the truth. Could not...
Has anyone’s promotion been held off due to the current economic situation despite having a great performance year and being top ranked?
What is the best way to invest the yearly bonus? Is it better to reduce home loan liability, buy a car or invest in stock?
How many people are counting on student loan forgiveness, using the pay as you earn scheme? Do you guys all know about it?
How to ask for a promotion for end of year at the 6-month check in? I feel awkward having that conversation but I know if I don’t ask, it won’t just magically happen. I’m also in industry now which makes things a little different.