Legal Counsel 2yr+ at a publicly traded company in S.FL looking to make the move to private practice (real estate practice group). Any tips/suggestions to find success this upcoming lateral season?
How do you deal with toxic opposing counsel? The miserable aggressive bully type who have to make things personal and attack you/your firm for no reason?
Hi all, I worked at a big law firm for 4 yrs, and I’ve been in-house for 5 years. As a side hustle, I built a tool to improve efficiency for certain transactional lawyers and am looking to sell to those law firms. Are partners/law firms these days more willing to leverage technology tools to save time, even though they are sort of incentivized to bill as much as they can under a yearly billables model?
Anyone had experience joining military reserve while employed as a lawyer? Challenges leaving for basic, drills, etc.? I have a huge desire to serve, but don’t want to lose my job as a result.
Is there such thing as a corporate solo practitioner? Like someone who does strictly deal work? I’ve only ever seen litigators.
Any advice to give a recent college grad who is taking a gap year before law school? Should they work in the legal field or try something different. What do you wish you would have done before ls?
Any way for a former ADA now doing commercial litigation at midsize firm to transition into big law 7 years post law school. Grades were not good enough for OCI as a 1L. Does that matter years later?
Associates: Do you want partners to ask questions about your personal life? I don’t mean, like, hey do you have a girlfriend/boyfriend... more the “any fun plans this weekend” kind of thing.
How do you deal with working with a partner who makes aggressive or impossible promises to clients that you then have to keep?
Trying desperately to find an enjoyable podcast for my commute, but can’t seem to get into any of them. Any suggestions? Open to both legal/educational and non-legal genres.
So I’ a new attorney in NY. A few opposing attorneys have asked me to sign their name to stipulations. I’m not comfortable with this. How should I handle this?
“I’m having such an unproductive day at work today, wow.” - I say to myself for the 31st time this year.
I’m socially liberal AF but I have to admit I don’t get/understand/buy the gender identity concept (i.e. there are 50+ genders). Okay, let the PC police and troll-mania commence. 😔
Writers, any advice on how to best showcase website copy in your book? I acknowledge this isn’t a sexy request.
Merry Christmas you malcontents! Enjoy your forced PTO and your paltry raise this holiday season and realize what’s most important in life, and that is bourbon can briefly fix everything!
Can anyone tell me which is the best source for practicing procurement and supply chain cases? Have an interview coming up with a real life client spend data to achieve cost reductions. Thanks in advance!
God forbid you're a woman on a dating app that mentions/likes "nerd" things. I encounter the worst gatekeeping jerks on the planet.
Just wanted some thoughts on how people got used to the mon-Thursday traveling projects. I just recently got married, and new to the consulting world and find it a struggle to just be gone.
Pulled two busy seasons, left PA a year ago, and I’m bored as hell. Currently a senior accountant making Big 4 manager salary. Question is...do I find a different industry job or go back to PA?
If you quit or got laid off tomorrow hypothetically, how many of your “work friends” would actually still be your friends? Aka actually keeping in touch beyond work.
I’m so tired of convincing men that it was originally their idea in order for it to be sold in. Get over yourself.
Have you ever gone to war with a senior member and won? A senior Director out here, is straight up trying to get me fired and has shat on me to HR. I’m utilizing the help of a few VPs to stay alive
Tax season is (almost) officially over. How did everyone fare? I'll start: ended up owing $4k. Thanks a lot, freelance gigs 🙄😣.
Hey team! For this reporting call, we’d like to spend the whole hour talking about how to make these reporting calls more worth your time.
What other industries have the same level of camaraderie as consulting? Love the team dynamics and bonding in consulting, but don't enjoy the crazy hours.
I feel like I messed up. Went to lunch with my bf and he mentioned he’s been spending a lot and I mentioned I noticed that I’ve been over my monthly budget since we’ve started dating (I track....)