Hey, does anyone have any good ideas about job hunting outside of your city? What are some good ways of starting the process?
What do you do when the administrative personnel at the firm, those directly below the CEO/President, refuse to adhere to said leaders policies and require the same from other staff w consequences?
Stupid question guys.. what does it mean to have market caps north of $100million? Is it saying anything above 100m?
I know I don’t want to practice law full time for the rest of life. While there is some prestige, I honestly think we work way too hard for how much we’re paid. Any advice from seniors in this profession on how to diversify to make $? I’m single, no school debt, paying rent for apartment and car bill. No other obligations.
How long is the typical equity partnership track? I used to think it was 8 years, but now it seems longer. Secondly, is it realistic to expect partnership if you’re willing to put in the work/years?
Midlevel Corp NYC big law. Received a mixed bag review during mid-year review. Even positive and negative. My reviews over the years have had peaks and valleys. Worried about consistency. Should I dip or at least start talking to recruiters? Didn’t get an action plan or anything but it was a “developmental message.” Besides obviously internalizing and correcting to get better- thoughts on whether I should start looking?
Advice needed. We have a paralegal who thinks she’s a lawyer. I mean she’s really delusional but she gets most of the work we don’t want to do done so I try not to burst her bubble. (cont.)
Not my firm, but I hear Cadwalader just reduced associate pay by 25% and stopped partner distributions.
Have you left law and come back to it? Why did you come back and how hard was it to come back after a hiatus in another profession (e.g. consulting, real estate, other)?
Is there any way to get access to the finance bowl? Given how often corporate lawyers interact with finance professionals, it would be helpful to have a way to directly interact with them.
How often are you lied to by opposing counsel? It just happened to me, and it’s probably only the 5th or so time (that I know of) in my 20+ year legal career as a transactional lawyer that I’ve been lied to.
I work in an open space layout. Other clerks talk all day and I cannot concentrate. I’ve asked them to stop and they refuse. How do I escalate this without starting a war ?
Everyone will be quarantined soon for a long time. Just make sure you have enough water and supplies. If you have another state or country, you can still get into and would prefer to be for the next
My firm recently advised that all its US offices won’t be going into office until at least September (with flexibility for certain office use authorizations on a case by case basis). Any updates from you all?
Controversial Opinion of the Week: Big Law isn’t that bad. Sure, there are times it means late nights. But it’s stimulating and you are paid a lot of money to do a job that isn’t rocket science. 🤷🏻♂️
When is a good time to join a nonprofit board? Don't want to lose touch with my ideals but also don't want to stretch myself too thin too early
Going to Singapore for client and looking for favorite restaurant recommendations! Will be there 5 days
Any dinner recommendations for Alexandria Va. Just wifey and I. We’ve enjoyed Restaurant Eve before. Thanks NOVA fish 🐟
I’ve been craving ice cream the last couple weeks. I buy it and eat it all immediately. Then, I buy again knowing I have no control and think I’ll deal with it later...after I’ve eaten it all.
I’m actively interviewing and have avoided the salary expectation question for too long. Can anyone share how much a senior consultant at EY in PAS (Chicago office) typically makes?
signing offer in Philly—should I take signing & relocation bonus as loan or with all taxes withheld upfront?
Anyone here been headhunted before for a highly desirable position that you don’t feel qualified for? How did you handle that conversation?
A few months back there was a spreadsheet with anonymized salary and role info on a google doc. Can anyone share that link?
MBA grads, how far before school started did you start preparing for interviews for internships between your 1st and 2nd year? Do these interviews usually happen in the fall of your 1st year?
New to US. Think I've dislocated my finger. Have insurance. Heard a visit to the ER (what I'd do in my home country for free) could cost $500 here. What is the least cost way of treating this?
Hey all, I'm *very* interested in working at Stripe, but there is one line in the culture doc that gives me pause."But working here will mean some late nights, some weekends, and (especially if you end up in a position of significant responsibility) paying attention to email even during off-hours." What do you think?
Ladies - opinion on open toe shoes for the office. I have this thing where I feel like you can only wear closed toe heels - am I just being crazy? 🙈
Buying wife a laptop bag. Lady 🐟 would you choose? 1) Lo&Sons O.M.G or 2) Lo&Sons Seville tote? She needs something for occasional local office (twice a month) and travel (once every 2 months). TY!
If you were to explain to a foreigner what the current state of protests are comparable to, is it really the 1960s? Or are we not there yet.
What's a good pitch for business owners with revenue of 3,000,00 and how do you get past the gate keepers? I always get stumped up every time ask what this is in regards too.