Thoughts on getting second professional degree while at big law? Want one because I’m a lifelong learned, but it would send the wrong message.
3rd year at a V10, billed just barely over our target first 2 years, never had a bad review and things seem not that bad. Biggest stressor is usually not enough work/watching others gun. Anyone else?
We interrupt this crisis to ask a boring question. How do you manage the never ending onslaught of email? How do you organize countless topical articles that you want to retain?
Not sure if I buy Andrew Yang as a candidate but I did get some laughs from his story about his time at Davis Polk. Still chipping away at my debt but good to be reminded that exits can work out 👩🏻💻
What are your favorite late night TV shows? I'm looking for something to watch when I get home and need to decompress (usually 9pm or later). The news broadcasts are too intense
Thoughts on taking to partners formerly in government about leaving for the government? The firm is pretty good about encouraging people to go to government. Ideally would like to move in 1.5 years.
If you (or someone you know) escaped law, how did it happen? What transferable skills were emphasized? Thanks
Do clients generally care which law school you went to? How relevant is it once you've been practicing for a few years?
Cravath, breaking everyone's hearts and destroying dreams of that extra cash. RIP to all associates at Cravath and other firms that have not made a decision on bonuses yet (because it probs won't happen now haha) Edit: Not saying I agree or disagree with bonuses, I just wanted to post since it's been a hot topic.
Do any other attorneys find themselves constantly setting depositions and appointments for other attorneys in their firm?
Bankruptcy law clerks SDNY and DDel: when/how did you secure post-clerkship employment? Was finding a job difficult?
2 kids < 3. My job is secure, no/low travel, decent accounts but slow growth. New opp would be a bump in salary/title but would be 1 big (boring) account, more travel & longer hours. What would u do?
Hey Recruiters! I’ve worked from the creative side to strategy to accounts to client side and have done so all over. I had to take about a year and a half long break for health reasons and am having a hard time having anyone even look at my resume. Are there ways I can show recruiters that I’m interested in settling down and building a true foundation at one company? Or is there a program (not requiring a bachelors) that can be taken to increase my network and likelihood of landing a position?
Have an interview at the end of the week & was told I would be meeting w/ a Managing Director & Partner at some point. What are some thoughtful questions I can ask about their business & in general?
This article from Harvard Business Review hit home. In the article it says Accounting firms especially Big 4 prey on “Insecure Overachievers”. I definitely think I am one. Here I am still working on tax returns at 1AM to prove my worth.
I’m using all this extra time to Marie Kondo my digital life. Trying to figure out a way to have a less cluttered desktop. It’s clogged with screenshots I take to add to decks. Is there a better way?
FYI for those who’s curious about salary here, I think the LinkedIn tool is not bad. Screenshot below. Also anyone up for networking in Amsterdam hit me up :)
Big 4 and others what's the logic behind charging by the hour vs flat rate based on team size? Do you feel it creates the right/wrong incentives? What benefits do you get for having a higher rate?
If I apply to MBB and don’t land a first round, do I still need to wait 6 months to 1 year to reapply? Or can I take a diff approach to my resume & apply (different office) more immediately...
I have a phone case for McKinsey BA lateral hire and need to prep for it. Anyone in a similar situation want to do a few zoom cases? Feel free to dm me!
Leaving my job next week. Fell hard for a guy I work with and realized today I won’t be seeing him or talking to him before I move on. He doesn’t know how I feel and it’s obvious he doesn’t feel the
What healthy rituals do you do to feel your best during pms, when menstruating and after menstruation? I notice I get really fatigued and will randomly nap in the middle of my day when I’m PMSing and generally feel more anxious/trouble sleeping in evening. Mostly interested in nourishing food recs, but open to everything else!
Looking for new tenants to occupy my lease. Location: Chicago (West Loop) Specs: 1250 sqft, 2 Bed/2 Bath apartment, in unit washer and dryer, rooftop access (beautiful skyline view), dish washer, master bedroom has a walk in closet and huge shower. Please reach out if you or someone you know is interested. 😁