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?
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..
This news cycle has me more exhausted than usual as a black man in America. How are the rest of my people holding up?
Book recommendations! Going on vacation and need some reading material. Typically drawn to non-fiction the most
When should you notify work that you and your wife are expecting a baby? Any safety precautions to be taken to avoid layoffs due to Covid and benchtime because of paternity leave?
13yrs in, up for Partner/Principal this next year...did I miss my window for MBA or other grad school? As a Partner all that matters is book of business - is there an even lighter eMBA as an exec?
Parents tourist visa is expiring later this year.. how long before do we need to apply for extension? Has anyone done this? Any issues in the current environment?
Ladies—got a job offer at another PR agency but looking for a little more. Any negotiation advice on salary, benefits, etc? Anything you’ve gotten from negotiations that I should think about?
Is Accenture Strategy matching MBB base? I am on leave getting my MBA now but am wondering if Accenture will/has increased base salaries to match the market at $165k for MBA hires?
While many people are doing well from Bitcoin, this is also going to end badly for many more people who are rushing into this with out full understanding.
have $10k to drop into a new account. any good bonuses out there right now? either money market, high-yield, or checkings
So I’m the person who posted a question about Rasmussen yesterday - this is absolutely ridiculous lol. They swing from a -3 Trump approval to a +2 in one day. Like how can you call yourself a pollster? https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/trump_administration/trump_approval_index_history
How can you effectively work with a micromanaging perfectionist? I feel like I am setting myself up to fail in all work I perform. Does anyone have any tips?