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?
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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.
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.
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!!
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 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.
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:
Looking into switching from Big4 to law firm, recently saw an opening for Conflicts attorney, any thoughts? Is it stimulating work? Is it a good move?
Is it common for partners to draft pleadings? I’m surprised this partner I’m working with has decided to draft the answer which I would’ve thought is pretty mind numbing.
Anyone who's worked in both law and consulting before? I'm considering a switch to consulting and want to find out more about the work. I'm more or less familiar with the hours / pay. For context, I'm currently in commercial litigation in UK magic circle firm.
Hi Everyone - My firm (NY) just announced that we will be working from home through the summer, until September and possibly even longer. I’m looking for a new desktop so I can sit at my desk (thinking this will help with productivity LOL) rather than plop from my bed to the sofa and anywhere else with my laptop. Recommendations? Thanks!
What are ways that other attorneys cope with the fact that they went to law school to help people and they ended up a firm, that doesn't align with their original goals?
Going into final interview with Slalom - DL practice as a Solution Architect. High COL market. Any idea what to expect for base, bonus target, signing?
Missed out on firm arranged free flu shot. What is the next best cost-effective option for flu shot. I have one of the better insurance plans which I suppose can cover
First time at the addys (student). Is this a walk across stage/give acceptance speech kind of thing? How schmoozy do I need to be?
Anyone interested in a social distance HH? Don't know where/how just yet, figured I would gauge interest first. Kinda tired of zoom/MS teams HHs
Are International Tax groups safer in terms of layoffs than other tax groups or is it the other way around?
How do people balance high stakes project work and interviewing? I am looking at exits to technical roles in tech companies and there is so much prep work involved, I feel I might get burned out. But at the same time I am just fed up of my current job.
Google's world domination continues. #Spotify http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/04/01/google-acquiring-spotify-41-billion-april-1/
Company set up new time entry policy and first violation results in meeting the omp. It's not like our life is already stressful
It's really bad but 3 years in banking has really ruined my understanding for other people's work schedules.