Are my chances of lateraling to a V10 firm doomed? I'm currently 5 years old, top-performer, but my kindergarten was non-target.
McCarter & English
Any advice for dealing with difficult judges? Obviously I don’t expect judge to agree with me on everything, but a few of them just make me want to pull my hair out.
Being a lawyer is like “if i can just get through this week i’ll be ok” but it’s every freaking week
Flash poll of Biglaw associates. What’s your estimate of the percentage of Biglaw associates that genuinely aspires to become AND REMAIN an equity partner in a Biglaw firm?
Thoughts on this from a legal standpoint? I've been wondering how the US Supreme Court will decide the employment discrimination cases for gay and trans employees on the basis of sex.
Any Illinois family law attorneys looking for help with pleading, motion or brief drafting? The contract attorney I work with is looking for more work. She's excellent! Comment with your email.
Favorite easy Thanksgiving recipes? I was asked to bring a side dish for my family's meal and have this evening only to plan, shop, and cook. Easily-transportable please (no soups). Thanks fam!!
How do you deal with working with a partner who makes aggressive or impossible promises to clients that you then have to keep?
Is anyone here counsel at a bank? What practice of law were you in originally? Looking to make a move from biglaw but not currently in a banking regulatory practice - does it matter?
I want to open up my own shop but worry about my ability to bring in business. I do securities law I don't want to go the plaintiffs route but really don't want to work for someone else any more. Any advice?
I past the CA bar and still waiting for my moral character evaluation result. After 6 months of my submission, I received an email requesting for more info about my past employment termination (my first job). Does anyone know how much details we should provide? Below is the request: (PS: termination was unfair but I don’t want to get into arguments with old employer) • A detailed narrative explaining the events and/or circumstances leading up, during and through your termination from Xxx.
How does everyone handle dealing with unrealistic deadlines on complex projects and realizing you made a few mistakes in your draft? Or am I the only one this happens to?
Anyone leave being a lawyer to work in consulting-- alix, duff and phelps, primeclerk-- do you regret it? What were the pros and cons?
Given the challenges I've had with integrating technology into my legal practice, I've been looking for some resources to help me out. I came across this challenge on Twitter today. Seems to be free. Thought it might be useful for some of you:
Have been interviewing for over a year to switch outside the agency world into brand design / innovation firms. Should I just give up at this point?
Assurance’s promotion cycle begins Oct 1, it’s Sept 29, and I’ve gone up for Snr Manager but early indications may have pointed that I am just at the edge of getting cut :( I’m feeling a little gutted from all the work and effort I’ve done in the last year to make it work, but I don’t feel recognised... cheer me up? :(
Have a first round interview next week with Deloitte’s org transformation practice in Houston, any one willing to share any advice to prepare ?
Do you bring hard copies of your resume to an interview? I’ve always been taught to do this but every interview I’ve been on, it doesn’t seem necessary.
How do I make it as easy as possible for my recommenders to write my letters for several schools and maybe 2 programs (engineering in addition to MBA)? I want to apply to a lot just to see what will happen but I don’t want this to create a ton of work for my recommenders. TIA
How do clients judge a senior banker’s credibility? 1. Deal track record? 2. Firm brand strength? 3. Where they went to undergrad? 4. If they have an MBA or not and where they got it? 5. Hot wife?
I had 60 day late payment of 35 bucks in Jan. It was new Amex Hilton card I opened for stupid points. It was reported and my credit score had been consistently dropping from last 6 months. It was 780 and now is 735. I realized this 3 months and been paying my credit card bills immediately. Infact I have overpaid each card to have negative balance so my credit utilization is almost zero. What else I can do to repair the damage. I am applying for homeloan and this is big issue to get best rate
For those of you who don’t like to go out and rage for your birthdays. What do you enjoy doing instead to celebrate it?
During interview, are there any questions on clients? petition was approved for client A and now working for client B from same worksite. Does it call for amendment with new 797A?
I’ve worked in numerous technical roles- built an application to automate a revenue generating process; SAP implementation; enterprise data strategy. Is there a need for this fungibility in FANG?
Hello fellow 🐠. Over the past 2 years I have grown and developed a cyber security company. Our team is creating a cyber training platform that is based upon intelligent learning, to give each (cont)
Going to a conference for the first time and need advice on attire. Are blouse and trousers and dresses ok or do I need to wear blazer. What kind of shoes do you wear ?
New promote to strategy consultant with over 2 years experience since undergrad. I have experience in design thinking, data modeling, growth strategy, and customer experience. Cont.
Does anyone else speak really fast when presenting? What are some tips and tricks that have helped you to slow down?
Anyone have any effective home remedies for dealing with severe spring allergies? Medicine isn’t working and I’m dying right now...
Putin allegedly just poisoned his biggest political critic. It’s likely he will never wake up from his coma. What, if any, response do you think should come from the US and Europe?