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.
First year biglaw litigators, what one thing could your firm have to taught you during your first week last fall that would have made your first three months better?
What is everyone’s take on working remotely? It seems that some firms are open to the idea while other firms really value the face-to-face time. Interested to hear different perspectives...
There’s no way to post this without sounding completely asinine but ... I have a few friends from law school who have hung a shingle and started their own firm instead of going the associate route. I am a junior associate at a boutique firm so we practice exclusively in one area of law. My friends are dabbling in various practice areas and have been reaching out to ask me questions about their files (some of which are pretty obvious if they researched the legislation or case law). Contd below
Is anyone paid a percentage of the billable hours they bring in from clients they bring in. My firm pays me as a “1099 eat what I kill” wonder if this is done anywhere else?
Looking to assist with work on a contract basis. If you are swamped with work and need assistance please let me know!
I will be video conferencing with witnesses all next week to prep them for trial. It’s a May trial date in NYC (assuming it happens). For anyone who has prepped via video, how beneficial is it?
Okay for real though. Do people bill going to the bathroom or a two minute conversation in their office?
What recommendations (book/movie/podcasts etc) do you have for learning about financial literacy and building wealth?
Have a family obligation this weekend, so of course partner just emails me to ask if I have time to do some research this weekend. How to handle?
I applied for a job at a public affairs firm through Indeed. Would emailing my application to one of the firm's partners also be too presumptuous or out of line?
Does anyone actually use contract analysis software? You know, the kinds that tout AI and analytics, blah blah blah. I don't understand the point of it. CONT
Atl fish, I'm looking for a quiet cocktail bar. Think English gentleman wants to have thoughtful conversation and well crafted drinks. Prefer downtown, East Atl, midtown, west side.
If money weren’t an issue, would you leave your cushy partner role to start a new company (or even a new boutique)? Why or why not?
I started looking for a change about 3 months ago. Landed a job at a boutique consulting firm; had to pass on KPMG (after 3 rounds of interviews), Deloitte (1 round) (cont.)
Is there any risk in using the “open for new opportunities” function in LinkedIn set to “recruiters only”? Passively looking for exit opportunities but don’t want to set off any alarm bells.
My mother no longer has money to pay for her family phone plan with t-mobile for herself or her kid (messy divorce, dad is in contempt of court) . However, we are grandfathered into a plan allowing cheap additional lines with unlimited text and calls, and up to 4 gb data. I was thinking to add lines for single people I know who are paying like $50+ a month, and charge them $25/ month. This would offset the cost of her and my brother's line (I can pay for mine). Any advice?
Cursive is no longer taught in public schools. I wonder if the same will happen with handwriting, as we one-to-one technology becomes more ubiquitous.
Throwback to last year when I passed by the international airport of Best Korea! 👀 (holidays, not on business trip)
At BBs, when you get stock as a part of bonus, is it RSUs or options? Also are they issued based on the current share price or the 409A valuation?
Folks🐠:what tips would you suggest to appear like you’re listening genuinely, if you already know the answer, or point the other person is trying to make. Tend to sometimes come across as disengaged😕
Skinny brunette girl on the extremely delayed flight from PIT to LGA. Locked eyes while waiting for gate checked bags but couldn't say anything. How do I find you again?? We should grab drinks in NYC
What do you guys to do to constantly keep your brain sharp to quickly spot second/third order insights? I feel rusty at times and read up, look at graphs etc. love to hear thoughts!!
Switching to healthcare industry, any knowledge that you can share to know about trends in risk management within the industry?
Best apps for finding ‘fun’ while travelling? I know it was posted recently but I can’t find the original post.
Don’t know if this was already discussed...Yvonne Orji’s Momma I Made it special on HBO...Do you think it was anti-black? If so, why? Some people are saying it was and I’m curious what others think.