Anyone successfully commute from Baltimore to DC? Considering making the switch to a new job in DC but would have to commute from Baltimore City.
1st and 2nd year Big Law Trial Associates: what kind of work are you doing? Do you contribute to drafting motions, or just providing research? Describe your day to day and your assignments.
Legal Counsel 2yr+ at a publicly traded company in S.FL looking to make the move to private practice (real estate practice group). Any tips/suggestions to find success this upcoming lateral season?
Does anyone else think that increased burnout levels in the industry may be due to tech? We can do so much more in one day and do it faster because we’re digital/never untethered.
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 ;)
How do you deal with toxic opposing counsel? The miserable aggressive bully type who have to make things personal and attack you/your firm for no reason?
Anyone building mini tension-release breaks into their day? I am getting distracted and actively stressed out by the news but cannot ignore it.
We’ve been mandated to come to the office but governor cuomo has mandated reduction of work forces to 50% in the office by tomorrow. My firm hasn’t said one thing. Seriously?! What can I do
Hi all, I worked at a big law firm for 4 yrs, and I’ve been in-house for 5 years. As a side hustle, I built a tool to improve efficiency for certain transactional lawyers and am looking to sell to those law firms. Are partners/law firms these days more willing to leverage technology tools to save time, even though they are sort of incentivized to bill as much as they can under a yearly billables model?
Anyone had experience joining military reserve while employed as a lawyer? Challenges leaving for basic, drills, etc.? I have a huge desire to serve, but don’t want to lose my job as a result.
I'd been feeling down for the past month (and with little work and hours) and a MASSIVE case just came in. And I'm on that team - what a relief! Stay strong people - better times will come eventually.
Law clerk that was offered full-time employment at a boutique business litigation law firm that handles cases on contingency. Both partners are ex-big law and the only other associate clerked at the..
This news cycle has me more exhausted than usual as a black man in America. How are the rest of my people holding up?
Are there any agencies where you don’t have to work with the same AD / copywriter on every project? I’m not a fan of the partner thing and finding the right one is as hard as finding a longterm mate.
Given that California is an at will state, what are the drawbacks of giving less than 2 week notice? (The comp / accrual pay out parts)
Anyone have any recos for a career coach in SF? Wondering if my interview skills have anything to do with job placement success
For those that may have been following posts the past few days, my boyfriend broke up with me last week. I confirmed with him today that he's completely over it and does not want to try to work on things. As a result, I'll be loading up my car in a few weeks, driving across country, and becoming a Seattle resident. Recommendations on neighborhoods? Looking for something close to down town and not TOO lively. I'm not much of a bar goer / parter but I'd still like to meet people and do things.
Trying to break into industry with no science background or LS specialist exp. Have operations / back office transformation experience - what are some good roles to target at mid-management level?
Took a drug test last Tuesday but haven’t heard anything back on it and also haven’t received the background check. Is it too soon to reach out/ follow up?
Best company to get an online brokerage account through (e.g., etrade, ameritrade, fidelity)? Planning to buy some index funds, and maybe some stocks.
Hi Baby Lawyer here, I recently got a job in-house and feel like I know nothing and was wondering if anyone had any books/resources/ advice on how to get more knowledge. I don’t want to do a bad job, and they were specifically looking for someone with little experience so they can train them but feel like I don’t know enough to be helpful.
Looking for NYC tailor who can take in women’s suits and pants that got stretched out during pregnancy. Midtown, downtown or Brooklyn. Willing to pay for someone who really knows what they are doing.
What does a tax operations manager do? looking at a job online but not sure if the description is hyping it up and it's just compliance
I live in Detroit, I work at a top global agency on automotive clients. Trying to relocate to a bigger market - is it better to stay and get more experience or should I hurry up and leave?
Recently found out I have multiple fibroids, and I’m not exactly sure how to handle the information. I may have to get one of them surgically removed because of the cramping/bleeding. Any advice or best practice to help reduce the remaining fibroids from getting bigger?