What’s your take on large firms with low associate salaries (e.g Lewis Brisbois or Gordon Reese) are they “Big Law” or Nah?
I’m considering lateraling over to Lewis Brisbois. Does anyone know the salary range for mid-level associates at the firm in the major markets?
Does anyone know the breakdown for compensation for Lewis Brisbois associates? Or similar sized firms? Expected firm profit over salary? Overhead costs per attorney?
Tax lawyer considering expanding practice from transactional tax to tax controversy. Thoughts, Especially in light of the economy? Would this increase my marketability down the line?
“Litigators fight over their clients’ money and wealth. Transactional attorneys help create their clients’ money and wealth.” Yes? No? Maybe so?
Is year-end an especially busy season for anyone? My accountant friends are losing it. I've always been on the litigation side so curious about the cadence on the transactional side.
Federal law - can you exercise supplemental subject matter jurisdiction over claims against Defendant B if those claims only relate to “anchor’” claims against Defendant A? PLS HELP CASE LAW PLS
Looking for resources/podcasts/articles to learn deposition skills to not feel like such a newbie. (I’m a plaintiff PI attorney).
Partner: "Are you good at PowerPoint?" Me: "I Excel at it." Partner: "Was that a MS Office joke?" Me: "Word".
Dallas County law firm question.....how are your firms addressing the new order requiring businesses to ensure that employees and visitors (clients) are masked if they must be within 6 feet of each other? I’m seeing some pushback from all levels...partners, employees, clients. Curious about others’ experiences.
Anyone here took the Maryland State Component Exam? I’ve heard it’s open book and can be taken online and I’m wondering if I can juggle that while working full time at my firm.
Anyone been immersed in a firm PR disaster and not known what to do about it...happy hours are getting awkward
When is the best time to apply for full-time positions? I’m graduating in May/taking the bar in July and most attorneys I’ve been networking with are looking for immediate hires.
The most skillful lawyers at oral argument are criminal defense lawyers and ADAs. Civil litigators skilled at oral argument - even and especially at Big Law - are few and far between. Discuss.
Does anyone know where I can get hands-on experience in legislative drafting? Maybe a free course or a volunteer opportunity?
Been at a clerkship for 6 months and only just recently received feedback on work product. Not good and not sure what to do from here. Should I just buckle down and revise? More In comments
Is a billable hour requirement of 200 hours per month on the higher end? Trying to figure out what’s the average and what’s doable without burning yourself out.
A partner said she needed help with Venmo. I told her to download the App and make an account first. When she handed me her phone, something didn’t look right...turns out she downloaded Vimeo...lol
Thoughts on certificate programs? Looking at the Harvard business analytics course. It’s a tad pricey.
I wish airlines would require people who are coughing to wear masks when they fly. All these people hacking on my flight make me 😡. #keepyourgermstoyourself
What is the best way to disinfect wood floors with a crawling baby? I use a Swiffer jet, but am not sure if that is enough. Thanks.
How are KPMG case interviews? I suck at them and I feel like I barely passed mine at D. I’m interviewing with KPMG Strategy and the team i’m interviewing for has one.
Why are audit salaries always lower than their advisory peers? Also, they have higher restrictions around having secondary incomes and owning stocks?
Is there any benefit to status matching to EP on AA right before an international trip booked on miles?
Have your print/OOH headlines ever been flagged by legal for being too similar to Random Company's trademarked tagline??
What are the best consulting firms to work for in Chicago right out of undergrad based on salary and perks?
I've been in lit for a few years now. Don't do much criminal work but every time the police call me my heart drops. It's been years and it still happens. Does this happen to anyone else?
Any SAP consultants at Accenture able to discuss what the continuous training/certification resources are like at Accenture? Don’t have experience in all solutions and want to learn
Anyone part of the restructuring group at the big 4, need advice on the selection/interview process for someone not currently in the big 4.
In another bowl, a very hot topic around women leaders in consulting has arisen. A few people have noted that women are not good at selling. Sooo... What are your best tips and advice for other women to get better at selling?