Mullen & Filippi
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.
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?
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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.
Have you ever worked with an associate/recent graduate who was astonishingly intelligent and precocious? What made some so good and how did you train them?
Hello live in LA anyone looking for a National Sales Manager. Am in the staffing employment industry. Thank you,
Anyone transition out of med mal defense after 7+ years? If so, into what area? How difficult was the switch? Did you take a pay cut?
If you have your dream job, what is it, how did you get there and why is it a dream? For those on the path, please feel free to contribute. Thank you.
How am I supposed to interpret a partner saying “nice job” on these briefs and then essentially re-writing everything I wrote? Is this some kind of passive aggressive mind trick?
I've never used any dating/Hookup apps BUT am moving to a new city and looking to hop every single one 🤷🏽♂️😉. Any Pro tips?
I have a small stud nose ring that I usually wear in the office. Over long weekends or vacations I usually put in a ring/hoop. Since being at home on quarantine I’ve had in the hoop since client...
Mcgarrybowen just ate Ogilvy’s Amex lunch. #savage I thought those Tina Fey spots were pretty cool. They run incessantly, must have been performing well. Or maybe not.
noob spg q: when renting workout gear, do you return the socks too? they come tagged, but I can't imagine they distribute new socks to every customer?
When are intraoffice relationships wrong? What would be the “crossing the line” point independence wise, and/or professional wise?
If there was a position you were interested in at one of your clients (and you have a good relationship with them) would you bring this up to them or is that poor form/conflict of interest?
Anyone take daily meds for anxiety? If so, what med and how do you like it? Does it affect you at work?
Going to business school in the fall and looking at non-consulting options to have more of my personal life back. Which 6 figure jobs post-MBA would consist of a stable 40ish hour work week?
Is anyone else nervous about the upcoming H1B selections over the next week? I wonder if they’ll inform everyone selected on March 31st or if it’ll be on a rolling basis.
Collaborating with others teachers in my department have helped me create new units and lessons every year.
Trying to prep for the future, but if one were to get laid off, how much would they be able to receive from unemployment? And how much of a heads up are you provided, like a week or two to find a job?