Should I set “billing requirements” for myself if my firm doesn’t? If so, what’s a reasonable system/metric? I’m at a small firm in a smallish market and have no real way of knowing.
Fenwick & West
Advice needed. We have a paralegal who thinks she’s a lawyer. I mean she’s really delusional but she gets most of the work we don’t want to do done so I try not to burst her bubble. (cont.)
Is it normal for partners to make you write emails for them to clients for sending under their signature? These are emails with legal/strategy advice and not just secretarial emails but it still feels like a big part of my job.
Hey, does anyone have any good ideas about job hunting outside of your city? What are some good ways of starting the process?
Will be traveling on my state’s primary election date (mid-March). I’m voting by mail and honestly don’t how far ahead of time I should complete my ballot. Any strategies? Anyone in the same boat?
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?
Thoughts on tenants with leases in complexes that provide access to facilities such as gyms, pools, saunas, etc. Should those tenants have their rent adjusted? If so, any relief for the landlord?
Did anyone go to Emory for their MBA. Thoughts on the program and post grad opportunities in the region?
Any Deloitte Healthcare 🐠 here? Curious about Healthcare Transformation Manager position recently posted, interview, salary, typical projects etc.
I just got offered a staff position at EY. I know the salary is pretty non negotiable, but I’ve heard people can get relocation bonuses? What is the best way for asking for relocation bonus?
Have done consulting for a year and already want to get out, realize this is not what I want to do. I have only done compliance projects and have no marketable skills, anyone left only after a year?
Looking to connect with someone at Accenture for a referral to Accenture Federal Services. Please DM me for details.
Do most people here still travel Monday-Thursday? My last two projects have been Tues-Thurs as necessary and it’s made all the difference. Wondering if this is becoming more prevalent in the industry.
What are your top 3 stocks? I am a beginner investor, need some tips! I am thinking to invest ~10k, how should I split? I def don't want this invested for more than 5 years.
Just learned that my best friend from high school is getting married. Happy for her, but can't help but reflect on how far my bf and I are from that and question if he's even "the one".