How many of you have actually read the entire handbook? How long was it? What was the hardest or easiest part of the handbook for you?
Miller & Martin
I hate it when you go out and the waiter asks "sparkling or still" and then before you can get a consensus some asshole just decides for the whole goddamn table. I like my Perrier!
A partner at a firm is consistently billing 18-20 hour days...and I know for a fact he is not working that many hours everyday. How is he doing this? Is he billing unethically?
What is an acceptable timeline to give a firm for a start date as a lateral associate when the firm is located in a different city from where you currently live and work and a move will be required?
How often should you move firms in the first 5 years of practice? I typically see millennials move firms every year to year and a half.
Just sent an email to an authority stating in bold letters that the subject was “Comfidential”. Guess I’ll just resign
I’m currently considering going back to school to get a physics degree so I can take the patent bar. Any patent attorneys out there willing to share their two cents on this idea?
No filing deadline today, but a huge number of deadlines later this week and next week? Guess that means I’ll be unproductive and unmotivated all day today and regret it with all my heart tomorrow.
Do you ever go through slow times where you just can’t seem to find any work? I’m so behind on my hours, but feel like I’m doing everything I can and there’s just not enough work.
Is anyone aware of the typical path one should take to break into the White Collar Crime field? (Ultimately fraud division of DOJ). Advice? Nuggets of knowledge? Want to be in either DC or Phila.
Here's a perfect example of the hypocrisy of big law firms that are busy perpetuating social and racial injustices while simultaneously holding themselves out as champions of social causes. The partners of these firms should have a bit more foresight. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2020/08/26/florida-pays-17-million-so-far-to-defend-felons-voting-law/%3foutputType=amp
The Super Bowl ads are already leaked online so let's get this thread started: Favorite ad? Worst ad? Do you still watch the game and are the ads any different in context?
How critical are you expected to be for a self evaluation? Just finishing my first year in firm-life and I’m not sure what the partners expect here. Any tips?
RBG needs to stay out of the hospital, my stress levels can't take these spikes. Also, if I am as active as she is at her age- or at any age, really- it will be a small miracle
2.5 years consulting, 2.5 years PE Opps. Where should I come in at if I wanted to come back to consulting and was targeting Strategy&? Assuming senior associate. Comp would be 165 base + 20% bonus?
Any all service firms hiring in Los Angeles area? 3rd year associate looking for a lateral move from a mid size insurance defense firm. Let’s connect and chat. Thank you in advance.
Do you usually respond to proposals with a PowerPoint (pdf) or word document (pdf)? Do you think it matters to the client or all just preference in the end?
Question about retirement limits... Possible to contribute $19k to Roth 401k and separate $19k to traditional 401k?
I’ve been with EY 8 months. Debating switching to another B4 for better location. Will they make me pay back the cost of Becker? Will the next big 4 be open to reimbursing me for that cost incurred?
I’m looking to book a weekend in NYC at Marriott. I will use points and have suite nights I could use as well. Any recommendations?
A friend of mine from the Big 4 is leaving to go for his PhD this fall. I actually have considered doing that myself at some point. How much demand is out there for professors in the next 5-10 years?
What is the worst experience you’ve ever had with Uber/ Lyft? I just got dropped off on the side of the freeway (near an exit thankfully) in the rain, on the way to the airport. Because (contd)
Do you have hard time replying to messages in dating apps during busy seasons? I usually forgot to reply to guys and feel like I may be missing out on some potentials!
Setting up a refugee hotline (my DMs) for my brothers and sisters at Deloitte who have been wronged. Come join us, we are hiring in all areas in Tech, MC, and Strategy
What's the expected compensation (Base and TC) for Big 4 Deal Advisory (i.e. valuation, transaction services) as a Senior Associate in these COLs: Bay Area, Washington State (Seattle)
Out of all the big 4 companies which is the best in terms of a IT work (tech assurance, cyber, ... etc) I know it defers by revenue or number of clients or growth. But any input would be great.
Have you all seen our coverage being reduced in certain buckets any thoughts on the mandatory switch?
What kind of jobs can an agency producer get that’s not advertising? Medium market, not NYC, LA, etc.