How many of you have actually read the entire handbook? How long was it? What was the hardest or easiest part of the handbook for you?
What do people think about the prospect of law firms converging in the US like they have in the UK? Anyone see a future where firms are publicly traded like i-banks?
Can we start of a thread of in-house counsel salaries and year out of law school? I’m a third year employment associate earning $200k in Silicon Valley.
Anyone have any good tools they like to use to improve / check for grammar and readability for legal writing?
Firm-wide guidelines for file retention? General rule is 7 years...is that the standard that most firms follow? Best judgment on certain files? Do you delete files completely so no record at all?
I started a bowl for inhouse counsel and others throughout the US and abroad working in the oil, gas, and energy sectors. https://joinfishbowl.com/bowl_hpsng
Best way to bring up the sloppy work of paralegal w/partner? He doesn’t mind bc he isn’t super type A but I’m constantly spending hours cleaning up things she did wrong or can’t master (simple doc formatting..). She doesn’t see the urgency or importance of clean/mistake-free work & partner won’t reinforce anything I request/recommend.
Anyone transition out of med mal defense after 7+ years? If so, into what area? How difficult was the switch? Did you take a pay cut?
If you have your dream job, what is it, how did you get there and why is it a dream? For those on the path, please feel free to contribute. Thank you.
How am I supposed to interpret a partner saying “nice job” on these briefs and then essentially re-writing everything I wrote? Is this some kind of passive aggressive mind trick?
I had a nightmare that RBG died... To the RBG clerks out there: y'all better keep her alive or make it some weekend at Bernie's shit.
Headaches at the office? Partners are super understanding when I get a migraine and need to leave (VERY rarely) but I’m prone to headaches and sometimes need to shut my eyes for 15 min to stop (cont.)
Friends practicing or who have practiced in South Dakota - what is the SOL for breach of express warranty claims in the context of a personal injury/products liability case? 3 years or 4 years?
Anyone from Paul Weiss here? Curious what the 2020 partner class will look like and if we'll see a repeat of 2019. Can you share details? Anonymously of course ;)
I know I shouldn’t but sometimes I get jealous when my friend gets on a better client/project than me. I’m happy for her and her career growth but sometimes that green goblin comes through😖
When you find out Friday at 4pm your on-site only contract is being extended, and you aren't moving somewhere better.
Got promoted with a 2 rating. More sad about not getting a 1 than being happy about the promotion .
I’ve helped so many people in my career. Made connections, pushed through resumes, got people interviews.. now I’m down on my luck and can’t get a single person to even respond to my texts/messages. 😤
How likely is it for a flight delay to be “undelayed” or scheduled back on time? Not sure if I should rebook to a diff airport within the same area or not
Legit compensation question. I booked the red eye in F from sfo to ord on ua in the plane with the lie flat beds (757-200). This was paid f not an upgrade. Go to recline into bed mode and...
FYI I think you're supposed to click on the thread to respond instead of starting new threads. It's just like the main board.
Are many managers and SM’s still in public accounting because they never quite figured out what they wanted to do and just ended up staying? And before they knew it, they were now managers?
22 / F / NYC - looking for someone funny, tall, and considerate who works out to counteract a massive love for food. I'm a big fan of dark humor, proper grammar, being extra, Netflix and chill, exploring big cities, and trying anything once. Say hi if I sound okay to you 👋🏽
All major market movements are happening after hours. How do we buy and sell after hours? I use fidelity and vanguard,
Would you take a 40-50k pay cut to improve work life balance and feel more satisfied by the work you do? More in the comments
What are some good work flats that are comfortable, but more affordable than the Rothys brand which seems to be all over right now?
Any recommendations for reasonably priced but still “chic” high mpg or even hybrid vehicles? Looking to spend less than 27k. New or certified pre-owned...
Going to gyms is really freaking me out- anyone have treadmill recommendations? Thinking of just buying one.
AMA, stoned edition round 2. Promise I won’t disappear because I’m too high or anything like last time 😬