Friend was walking and got hit by a car in a cross walk in NYC. She’s having trouble with the drivers insurance paying medical bills. Any NYC personal injury attorney recommendations?
https://www.google.com/amp/s/abovethelaw.com/2020/04/the-covid-crisis-law-firm-layoff-tracker-whats-your-firm-doing-to-survive/amp/ other non-AmLaw100 firms doing layoffs/furloughs? Scared mine will start soon.
How many of y'all use a mechanical keyboard in office? I'm thinking of getting mine to office, don't know how my colleagues will react. Its not the loudest, but it does make a little noise.
Attorneys: Do I take the Bar in July (in certain states) or should I want until September? Some states are offering administrations in both July & Sept.
Trial order talks about making a request for a “view” at the pre trial conf. What does this even mean? (See picture)
What do you think is the biggest contributor to burnout in our industry? How do you think this could be fixed, by firms or by the lawyers?
Thoughts on what should I consider when deciding whether to join the corporate or litigation practice group?
How do you tell a senior attorney that you don’t want to work on a case with them? Haven’t worked with him before.
Dem candidates all seem to be getting behind going after Silicon Valley from an antitrust perspective; could be an interesting few years in corporate law
Has anyone started in-house and made the transition to a firm? I started in-house right out of law school, but I’m looking to make a move at some point. The perks of in-house are great, but I have a lack of motivation most days and would like to get more exposure by working at a firm. Any advice or success stories would be appreciated.
A friend literally asked me if I could help her with her divorce. I was like, I'm a tax lawyer who bills 2700 hours, so, no, not even emotionally
I’m home with my kids while wife works crazy hours as healthcare provider. Billing what I can, 20-30, but not hustling. Can low billables now really put me at risk after 5+ years of top performance?
So, Cadwalader announced that it’s cutting associate pay by 25%. How widespread do you think this approach will become?
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 👩🏻💻
Do you think FAANG eventually will have their own non internal consulting divisions to compete with Big 4/ ACN on deals? Maybe the Biz Ops/APM talent compete against MBB?
It's pretty much inevitable to not feel swamped in this role... what have you done to manage your time better or set boundaries at work?
PSA: Culture/organization of different countries for consulting firms will be drastically different from US firms.
Anyone here applying to/interested in a Masters in Education & MBA joint program? If you are looking into this, what’s your background and where are you looking to go post-MBA?
1) is it worth it to pay for MBA consulting services? If yet, how much should I pay maximum and some recs? 2) how many schools did you applied for and were accepted? Is 6 too many?
Anyone else see their AAdvantage account miles/dollars/ status drop this morning? Last night it showed me Platinum Pro; this morning it shows me as Gold with only 738 miles traveled.
To all my people, Word to the wise. Before you kill yourself and risk your mental health for your job, remember they have no problem replacing you. Thoughts?
If my last date is 12/30/ and my new job doesn’t stat mid jan, what can i do about health insurance during that gap? Any suggestions?
401K Investments 40% VEMRX - 40% VIGIX - 10% VSCPX - 10% VMCPX 28 y/o - looking to see if this seems appropriate?
Is it uncommon to lateral into MBB with ~2 years experience? I think I’m most interested in BCG, if that helps
How’s Havas Chicago culture for creatives these days? Haven’t heard much since the “Employee Wall of Fame” stuff in 2018.
Manager keeps sending emails with tons of typos and I have to waste time to confirm what he means. Anyone in similar situations before and any advice? Not sure if as his staff I'm in the position to
Anyone have an option on the Briggs and Morgan/Taft merger? What is the culture at Taft like in the Minneapolis office?
Tenured career leaders - I would appreciate your advice. If you were in your late 20s and considering a MBA (likely applying at age 31) would you recommend going to a well known, large consulting firm or a very small, unknown assessment management firm that would have a steep learning curve? The prior provides a brand but the latter may be more interesting. The latter would also be a career switch. Any feedback and thoughts appreciated. Always open to career advice :)
How many of you actually feel like you are learning in your role or is every day the same on loop? 🔄