Hi, is there anyone here from K&L Gates? I want to apply to an associate position there and don’t want to go through a recruiter. The practice group I’m applying to are looking for two associates …
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?
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..
Is there such thing as a corporate solo practitioner? Like someone who does strictly deal work? I’ve only ever seen litigators.
Any advice to give a recent college grad who is taking a gap year before law school? Should they work in the legal field or try something different. What do you wish you would have done before ls?
Any way for a former ADA now doing commercial litigation at midsize firm to transition into big law 7 years post law school. Grades were not good enough for OCI as a 1L. Does that matter years later?
First Year Associate: Should I come into the office or not? The office is *technically open* on 12/26-12/27 after Christmas but no one on my team will be here. Do I need to come in?
Hello fellow Edelman folk! Kind of panicking bec I was put on a PIP today. They were clear abt what needs improvement, but I'm worried this means I'll be fired. Anyone experienced this and been ok?
If you feel it in your gut you’re about to get fired....you’re definitely about to get fired, right?
Does anyone else’s parents make fun by assuming that you’ll probably get fired soon? I know i shouldn’t take their insults so seriously, but for some reason it bothers me more than it should...
Has anyone exited into industry health care? If so, what kind of roles are out there to look into post-MBA and consulting. Any experiences or thoughts to share?
If a company keeps adding rounds to an interview process “oh it would be great if you could just talk to 1 more person” does that signal a highly ineffective decision making culture? On round 8 here... almost want to drop out at this point
I brought over an associate 1mth after being hired at new firm in December. They laid me off 4 days before I would have received half of the referral bonus of 5k to be received half within (cont’d)
Fewer and fewer of our clients are wearing suits/coats, and fewer wear ties. This isn’t just happening in California, but also in NY/CHI/DFW and more. Thoughts on best dress to abandon suits/coats?
How intense is the General Assembly UXD Immersive? (10-week, on-campus, NYC). Admissions said “70-hour weeks.” Buddy of mine told me it was “brutal.” Is it really that bad?
Defi - thoughts on defi projects? Is it still early or it’s already a bubble? Comp, aave, bancor, kava, lrc?
Can I get an advice on below compensation?1) 165k + 15% bonus + 49k rsu for 4 years, 5% 401k match 2) 198k, no bonus, no rsu, 6% 401k match. Both are in Texas.
Any 🐠 with a non-MBA masters? Finding it difficult to begin a career in consulting leveraging my MA. Tips for how to market your experience and not become discouraged?
My family (mom, aunt, elderly grandparents) are planning a trip to The Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg. I am very overly protective of them and I am very concerned about racist remarks and god forbid, attacks while we’re in Tennessee. Are my worries unfounded and has anyone traveled to the south recently?
Received a couple of rejection emails after what I thought were great interviews. Could it be my perception was that far off or something else be the cause? Curious if anyone has similar experience.