My firm is looking to learn about best strategies and best supports for colleagues who are WFH with kids. Please respond with ideas, frustrations, anything you’ve learned. My kids are teens, so I’m …
Insight on Littler Mendelson? Third year. Considering a lateral from a regional general litigation firm. DMs open as well.
Got an offer for an Interview with Littler Mendelson. Anyone got any pros and cons, and starting salary for a new attorney in the Midwest?
Can people share their thoughts on Littler? Salary/year, region, work/life balance, billable hours, firm culture, etc. Asking for a friend :)
What does Sales Enablement mean to you? Does anyone here work in some type of Sales Enablement roll currently?
I’m a second year associate at an insurance defense firm in the Midwest city (about 300k people). I’d like to explore opportunities in big law (or as big as big law gets for the Midwest). Con’t:
How much can you realistically expect to make in house exiting as a 4th year to a company in an assistant general counsel — m&a / corporate capacity? Specific market I’m asking about is Chicago.
What do people think about the prospect of law firms converging in the US like they have in the UK? Anyone see a future where firms are publicly traded like i-banks?
Can we start of a thread of in-house counsel salaries and year out of law school? I’m a third year employment associate earning $200k in Silicon Valley.
Any other junior associates have no work? I’ve reached out to people but it’s just slow. Less than ten hours so far this month....
Anyone have any good tools they like to use to improve / check for grammar and readability for legal writing?
Hi all, my boss (sole practitioner) got a PPP loan in May, and he started supplementing my paycheck to be 75% of what I was making on average before. I am an hourly associate and only get paid for what I bill. The first several months of my employment, I did not bill a lot because I was ramping up. Now, since quarantine began, I am making LESS even with what he’s supplementing than what I would get if I just filed for unemployment.
Firm-wide guidelines for file retention? General rule is 7 years...is that the standard that most firms follow? Best judgment on certain files? Do you delete files completely so no record at all?
I started a bowl for inhouse counsel and others throughout the US and abroad working in the oil, gas, and energy sectors. https://joinfishbowl.com/bowl_hpsng
Wow after just 2 years in big law I feel like I don't know how to have a normal conversation on a date
California cost of living is insane, want to move to another state but don’t want to the bar and go through all of that again. Guess I’m stuck in Cali.
Has anyone else had problems getting extensions for discovery responses from opposing counsel in light of the pandemic? Most lawyers have been copacetic, but I have one that’s stubborn.
Best way to bring up the sloppy work of paralegal w/partner? He doesn’t mind bc he isn’t super type A but I’m constantly spending hours cleaning up things she did wrong or can’t master (simple doc formatting..). She doesn’t see the urgency or importance of clean/mistake-free work & partner won’t reinforce anything I request/recommend.
Best approaches to get my partners to help with my push to partnership? Appraisal meeting coming up soon.
Anyone know the NYC laws about taking time off to go to rehab? I need time off to go to treatment or at least focus on sobriety full-time, but don’t want to lose my job. Does FMLA cover this?
Is it true that S& pays higher for Senior Associates even if they don't have MBAs? I'm hearing 140k~ base.
In b4 lock
Any Lagos agency folks? (Or F1 visa experts) Been trying to help a young Nigerian friend find a new US school after he lost his scholarship. (Cont.)
Every Sunday I say to myself...if I just didn't go to work tomorrow, how long could I go until I got fired.
Any insights (comp/interview/role/targets) on Google Cloud Key Account Exec Director roles for GCP? With TK as the new GCP CEO, I heard they are hiring senior Partner/Principal level leaders?
Started my career in PA. Went to the industry last year. My whole team got laid off due to the current recession. Are big 4 still hiring? My background is in technical accounting and I have worked almost four years now. 🙏🙏
Looking for advice... I’ve always had positive performance reviews, but my own insecurities have me convinced that I am about to get fired and am not doing a good job.
I am applying for new jobs and I feel I am more excited about trying to win the job than actually doing the job itself.
I have got an offer from another firm with 40% bump so I accepted the offer. H1 process yet to be started and firm said it will take about 6-8 months. And I am also interviewing with another big4 cont
Just read a 64 page deck with some LEK partner on the plane. Good analysis! Great work analysts, hope your weekend was good.
If I just drink protein shakes for a month will I lose fat, or will I just lose muscle and shed hair while I become increasingly irritable?
Fuqua vs Ross? Ranking is about the same, scores and student body size is about the same. Fuqua sends more students to consulting while Ross seems to be more favored by recruiters.