Anyone here with experience going from (corporate/transactional) Biglaw to in-house and then back to biglaw? How did you get back into biglaw after leaving and how big was the paycut? Cont....
What do you consider to be the hardest and most intellectually challenging legal practice? I find insolvency to be the most technically challenging.
Any associates out there struggling with diagnosed OCD? How does it affect you and how do you deal with it?
My firm provides general business counsel to the corporation my family member works for. My family member just quick and they offered her a severence agreement. The family member asked if I could look it over. I do not do any work for this corp, but my firm does. I would like to help my family member, but worried about my ethical duty. Thoughts?
Anyone here successfully living the FIRE lifestyle? Trying to focus on saving and paying off student loans, but I sometimes feel like I should spend my money to justify my work hours.
Any big law associates struggling to get consistent work? I’ll bill 9-10 hours for a few days and the next days bill like 3-4 hours. My hours suck because I can’t stay consistently busy.
Generally speaking, how long should you stay at a firm before leaving without a good excuse (other than that you don’t like it and want to move on to bigger and better things)? I want to leave my current firm but haven’t been here even a year yet and was only at my previous firm for a year and a half, so I’m worried about looking like a flake.
I’m an associate at a boutique law firm working on complex litigation and regulatory matters. I’ve worked at the same firm as a summer associate and the last three years directly after graduation. I’m worried that I’m not getting enough “practical” experience. I haven’t taken a deposition, only attended two oral arguments, and tend to write parts of briefs or motions but never in their entirety. (Continued in comments)
Four months on The Posse List and no document review offers. Please help me figure out what I’m doing wrong. Anyone care to share how they reply to postings there successfully?
My husband was affected by covid related layoffs this morning from a cybersecurity product company. He is a principal software engineer with 9+ years of front end experience (angular, ember, node, html css). Located in Virginia but open to move anywhere and would need immigration support. Any pointers to companies that are hiring right now / a referral from a kind internet stranger would be appreciated. Thanks!
MBB interviewers: How often do you receive S&O candidates from FAANG applying to your firms, at the pre-MBA level?
Does anyone have any insight into American Tire Distributors? Would love to know if it’s a good exit to industry - culture, growth, benefits etc.
8 weeks pregnant and feeling the absolute worst with the all day sickness and tiredness.. would love suggestions from moms. How did you survive your first trimester and did you take breaks from work?
Didn’t snap a pic and didn’t think a pic would do it justice. But have you ever had a shitty day then come across a line of delta planes with brand new livery and just... feel good.
When we go back to the office everyone gets a three-month grace period to wean themselves of bad personal habits gone unchecked during covid (wipes Cheetos-dusted hand on sweatpants, gives thumbs up)
Recruiter said 2 tech rounds which includes technical judgment and system design... What is tech judgement? Interviewing for a Tech program manager role, Limited Tech knowledge making me worried
Going for my first visa stamping interview in India. Do I need a client letter? It’s not in the list of documents the law firm suggests that we carry but I’ve heard a couple people were asked for it
Hi! Debating whether to travel home over holidays this year. My visa expires this month and have changed employers since getting it stamped. Thoughts based on news releases, and experiences welcome
Interview with a small firm on Friday but not totally unhappy in my current situation - just feel underpaid. What should I focus on re leasing for leaving when I am getting growth opps otherwise
I know there is a unemployed bowl but it is not really active. Is there a WhatsApp group that people made from this bowl or like a text group chat of people that are unemployed? Feel like it would be good to have a group of all unemployed people working together to find a job.
Now that Smollett is charged with a felony, can we re-run the initial media coverage? The latest poster child for TDS