Kicking the tires on Robins Kaplan. Anyone have any impressions about the firm/culture/reputation/whatever?
Anyone know if working as in house at Disney is a good gig? It’s not a sweatshop like amazon right? Friend of mine is considering an offer from them.
We interrupt this crisis to ask a boring question. How do you manage the never ending onslaught of email? How do you organize countless topical articles that you want to retain?
Me @5:30am: "Mostly airport runs or early commuters so far?" Uber driver: "Mostly people sneaking out of places they wish'd they hadn't ended up." !
Has anyone lateraled during the pandemic I’m biglaw? If so how was your experience transitioning? I have an offer but I’m terrified of lateraling the current climate- I am an incoming third year associate.
Who else keeps making stupid ass mistakes (and yes I proofed my work)... normally I’m not one to make these mistakes esp this often but it just keeps happening 😡😡
Anyone else keep making dumb mistakes they wouldn’t normally make? Trying to finalize a major filing and lord I’m making it hard on myself. Attention to detail with a toddler climbing on me at an all time low...lord please let me back in my office.
I have an opportunity to relocate to a different office/city within my law firm. What should I be asking and considering?
What you name your firm when you really want to let your clients know that no Jews work there: https://www.goygentile.com/en/the-firm/ 😳😔
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.
Want to get the perspective of younger attorneys. We’re a 4-attorney firm (2 partners, one associate, one OC) looking to add a 5th attorney. I left a mid-sized litigation firm on the East Coast where I was a partner to open my own firm. Decision was driven by quality of life. We are a civil lit firm. We don’t have billing requirements per se. We have expectations, but we’re reasonable - big on flexibility & quality of life. What are young associates looking for when evaluating job opportunities?
Is it just my firm, or does every firm monitor your hours on a weekly basis to make sure youre “on target.” Only 1 week into the year and it seems like my 50 hours billed so far is not enough.
If I am on autopay with my federal student loan services, do I need to take any action to take advantage of the interest rate suspension (or potential student loan payment suspension)? I’d rather n..
Does anyone have suggestions for an app on iPhone that tracks calls, contacts and production and includes progress charts?
Tips on working with an Introvert Lead. He delays things, don't push client/teammates on action items and many time things fall on me. (Only person reporting to him) I think project leadership is aware of this and push him to do presentations/conversations with client. Not sure raising with them will help and given the COVID situation, not confident on leaving project/firm.
In the classroom, I would average 6k-8k steps. Now working from home, I rarely even hit 2k. How many steps are you getting these days? #feeling lazy
Applied for a senior position and got an offer for a staff 2 position. What are the chances they will change it? I have been through two busy seasons. This is at big four btw.
I got a 5% raise for a Senior role, was supposed to be the opportunity to do much better work...As it's turned out, the agency is in shambles and I'm doing well above and beyond what I should be...
There’s a client and consultant (from different firm than me) sitting right next to me having an EXTENSIVE conversation about Star Wars. Sitting here trying not to chime in and get excited😬😬
Are there any benefits to splitting up how much you spend on each credit card? Use my CSR 98% of the time, but wondering if I should start splitting it up.
Today was one of those days that I realized that I’m really lucky to do what I do. Despite the BS. Anybody else have those random moments of gratitude?
How are your energy and wakefulness levels in keto? How long did it take to get there? Sincerely, Sleepy guy
Im sorry but I'm sick of the phrase "In these UNPRECEDENTED TIMES, CRAZY TIMES, UNCERTAIN TIMES, STRANGE TIMES etc". We get it. But still.
I have Global Entry whereas my SO doesn't. Can I sign her in at the Global Entry Kiosk when entering the US? First timer Global Entry.
If my goal is to grow in digital/ technology strategy work is it worth trying to jump to a MBB or a Diff T2 such as S&,OW ? I understand McKinsey Digital is the strongest for tech/digital work
H-1B: Government reveals top reasons for visa delays in controversial program - The Mercury News https://apple.news/AvN3LoIr_Qkm0ft-VvjhE4g
Traveling to India with my infant daughter. Should I️ get her a TB vaccine? Where can I get one administered in the states? (NYM)
I'm not in the US. Could someone summarise Bill Casey's email mentioned here? https://joinfishbowl.com/post_6buxzj
Anyone know the detailed steps of applying for unemployment in IL after you get your pin and submit on the web the first week? Phone lines are unresponsive/website gives limited details on next steps