Just curious, does anyone know of any grants or investors for black women business owners. I want to start a new business and would love to see if I qualify for any grants prior to putting up money or taking out a loan.
Anyone here with experience going from (corporate/transactional) Biglaw to in-house and then back to biglaw? How did you get back into biglaw after leaving and how big was the paycut? Cont....
What do you consider to be the hardest and most intellectually challenging legal practice? I find insolvency to be the most technically challenging.
Any associates out there struggling with diagnosed OCD? How does it affect you and how do you deal with it?
My firm provides general business counsel to the corporation my family member works for. My family member just quick and they offered her a severence agreement. The family member asked if I could look it over. I do not do any work for this corp, but my firm does. I would like to help my family member, but worried about my ethical duty. Thoughts?
Best gifts for older parents who genuinely have everything and won't tell me what they want??? I'm stuck. Please help! Any gifts your parents have absolutely loved?
Anyone here successfully living the FIRE lifestyle? Trying to focus on saving and paying off student loans, but I sometimes feel like I should spend my money to justify my work hours.
How did you develop mentor relationships with partners? I lateraled as a 5th year and don’t think I’ve made a single mentor at my firm in the last two years. I did have a solid mentor at my old firm.
Any big law associates struggling to get consistent work? I’ll bill 9-10 hours for a few days and the next days bill like 3-4 hours. My hours suck because I can’t stay consistently busy.
Generally speaking, how long should you stay at a firm before leaving without a good excuse (other than that you don’t like it and want to move on to bigger and better things)? I want to leave my current firm but haven’t been here even a year yet and was only at my previous firm for a year and a half, so I’m worried about looking like a flake.
travel experts, have any of you seen Condor reimburse full flight amount for booking a ticket with another airline if Condor's flight was cancelled?
Looking to connect with Schwarzman Scholars working at MBBOW or in PE. My background: Graduated a few years back, working in BCG back office. Have a significant amount of development sector experience, with a focus on financial inclusion and social inclusion. TIA!
Dated a guy, waited 3 months to invite him over & have sex (1 min!). Didn’t work out between us bc he felt as if I owed him sex due to everything he had “done” for me. 🙄 Is male entitlement normal?
A friend who travels for his job in industry started having symptoms 10 days ago while in Vancouver for work, flew home to California then spent last week in Orlando for work and came home, got tested and has COVID. 🤦 Be safe out there. If you're asked to travel make you exercise the "if you don't feel comfortable" part of the request if you need to.
Got approached by a recruiter for the first time!!! Don’t know why I’ve got my panties in a bunch and I’m super excited haha
Etiquette question. I’m at Agency A who asked if I was available for an extension. I said yes. But they haven’t confirmed. Agency B asked if I’m free and I’m waiting to hear back. Should I... (cont.)
Please tell me what to think. Is Fauci our Messiah, or a shill for Trump? Did Trump follow the "scientifically approved" advice, or is he a dirty liar & murderer with 200k lives worth of blood on his hands? How evil is Trump on a scale of 1 to 200k? Can we go riot and try to overthrow him? Maybe go destroy some peaceful diners' evenings to prove our point that they support a racist science denier? https://www.politico.com/news/2020/09/09/anthony-fauci-trump-woodward-coronavirus-410895
My girlfriend is always complaining about trivial facts related to her job and working late nights while asking me to take over a lot around the house to the point where roles are imbalanced and I’m contributing well over 50%. I’m also earning 3 times as her and her behavior is taking away my own valuable time that I can either spend towards my job or personal development. Is this a red flag or am I just overreacting? I’m trying to see things from her perspective but just can’t make sense
My Healthcare (insurance and hospital) PE firm is looking to bulk up the IT dept and build out a business intelligence/consulting unit. We are looking for people with a strong understanding (cont’d)
Looking for a good bowl for ramen or udon? Make sure it has an insulated bottom, or at least a good lip at the base. It'll make it easier to pick up the bowl without burning your fingers.