Attorneys: Do I take the Bar in July (in certain states) or should I want until September? Some states are offering administrations in both July & Sept.
Goulston & Storrs
Trial order talks about making a request for a “view” at the pre trial conf. What does this even mean? (See picture)
Does anyone else dream about running away to live in a small cabin in the woods by themselves or is it just me?
I accepted an offer before all this mayhem started. Now I am wondering if I made a mistake. How are partners going to get to know me if we all are working from home...how will I even be onboarded...
Thoughts on what should I consider when deciding whether to join the corporate or litigation practice group?
I’m home with my kids while wife works crazy hours as healthcare provider. Billing what I can, 20-30, but not hustling. Can low billables now really put me at risk after 5+ years of top performance?
Just got word that Perkins Coie cutting associate salaries 15% across the board ... dark days ahead
All of the deals that I was on were put on hold yesterday. My group does not have work for me. I reached our to our office manager, but nothing so far. Any advice for a junior corporate associate?
Man, I did it all wrong -- in house life sucks :( Much better to get good grades and f**k off to a professorship after big law.
What do you consider to be the hardest and most intellectually challenging legal practice? I find insolvency to be the most technically challenging.
Does anyone use Assistants and Paras to edit breifs? I usually do a rough draft of what I want it to say then refer to a para to clean up and make pretty. Am I wrong for this? It just seems so much more efficient.
How do supervising partners deal with this.. I rarely complain to my boss, but a mid-level constantly complains about me. I suspect he BCC’s the boss on overly formal reprimand emails to me.
Looking for a recommendation for M&A outside counsel. Mid market, tech, preferably in CA or Midwest. Hoping for reasonable rates and cooperative with a business team that micromanages. Any recommendations?
Received letter from job I had 8 years ago about early pension payout option of ~13k. Really good timing because I need the cash. Is this a really bad idea given tax and lost future payout?
Those who went into big 4 right after college - what do you have in your resume? I only have the one job and I feel like mine will either be a bit too short or seem inflated if I fill the page
Had a weird phone interview experience with a Cognizant veteran. First of all, he pressed me on why I left my last consulting firm and was not satisfied with my answer focusing on why the next
Approached by Amazon recruiter to interview for an entry level role. Is it worth it? Recruiter said the hiring manager likes my profile but I lack some “product/industry” knowledge and she can’t match my YOE. I’m at 190 (210 TC).
Have been working in Asia for 6 years with a big 4, started in tax then transitioned to strategy (3.5 yrs). I want to work in the US, but probably no more consulting. Will a MBA open this door for me?
Anybody with FANG PgM interview experience? What to expect and how to prep? Recruiter provided some material but looking for experience based tips.
Just thinking of downloading Zoom now ( I know I'm late to the game). Is it free and can you just chat with people like you would on Skype - like call them up? Or do you have to set meetings to join? Thanks!
I get specialty boutiques but how do mid size, strategy firms (atk, ow, S&) win work against mbb? Do they just not? Is it pricing?
An agency called me, zoom interviewed me, sent me a part-time contract to sign, set up a slack channel, then sat on the job for a 2 weeks now, saying ‘sorry for the delay’. I won’t nag them, just venting to you guys.
Best way to invest in gold? I would like to invest about 5% of my portfolio but can’t figure out the best ways and advantages/disadvantages.
Currently brainstorming ideas for an international mini-vacation (4 days). I've got some ideas brewing, but what trips would you globe trotting 🐠 suggest?
Shoutout to the best manager ever who's letting me change my flight to WFH Monday so I can see the eclipse 🌑. Anyone else trying to see it?!
Anyone here do comms at a consulting firm (Deloitte, KPMG, etc.)? Interested to know what work culture, compensation is like for non-consultants at these companies and how they compare to PR agencies.