How should someone handle a partner who talks down to them and regularly takes their frustrations out on associates? Partners, do you realize you’re doing this? Do you really think it’s an effective way to treat your people, particularly during the pandemic? Would love to hear both sides.
Demonstrative aid question. How would you make a demonstrative aid of photographs using a short video clip? Would you take a screenshot every 1 second? Any ideas?￼
I heard Jenner & Block is courting former Judge Alex Kozkinski, after he resigned in the midst of a sexual harassment scandal. What the hell...
Real talk: How are you guys doing...? (This week is “Lawyer Well-being Week” - aka the real “Shark Week”)
Curious what other companies have communicated in the way of return to office dates/timeline and what part of the country you’re in?
We’ve all been told being a lawyer is a stressful job. Do you agree? What is the source of your stress? Opposing counsel? Clients? Supervisor? Billables? Something else?
What are the “safest” practice areas to be in right now? Feeling pretty lucky to be in Labor & Employment about now
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.
Weighing whether to practice in Raleigh or try to go to DC or NYC. Wondering if anyone can highlight the pros/cons of the city life and the legal market.
Is professional liability defense work more profitable or prestigious compared to general liability work? I have an offer between two firms and the general liability one pays better... thoughts?
Any people living in Quebec have advice on how much REER to invest. Always topping the max it’s a good idea ?
BTC China shutdown news, Jamie F'ing Dimon, ICO crack down by China --- Any other causes for the negative sentiment or is this enough?
Anyone looking for furniture? Moving to NYC and not taking with! E.g perfect condition crate and barrel couch, amazing mattress, desk, tv stand, coffee table, barstool chairs etc. DM me for pricing
If a company is aware that a senior leader is biased, sexist, discriminatory (multiple complaints) but management keeps this person in their role, what is the responsibility of the leadership team?
B4 tax person interested in learning more about internal audit. Can those who practice in this area tell me more about what you do?
Was presented an offer at the very top end of the salary range given at the start of the interviewing process. Any thoughts on if I can/should push for more? I feel like there may still be room
How would you rate the culture of mentorship at your bank? Are senior people open to this? Does it happen often?
How long to hear back after a final interview at KPMG? Anxious to hear back, interview was last week.
Does any one have a way to manage work hours. I start getting messages around 3 am from international coworkers or clients. Phone calls start around 6-8 am. And then I'm usually okay if it's after 9pm. I rarely respond before 6am but I need to find a way to manage this a bit.
Freelancers, what’s your date rate? Please include your city, years of experience, and number of hours you include in your day. Thank you!
Any suggestions for a good winter peacoat or topcoat? Willing to drop $400 or so; looking for a navy one. I’ve checked out Polo, CK, JCrew, TH, Bonobos, and BR so far
I’m chatting with a colleague at Martinez when two heavily drunken men in suits come by, and start hitting on us with a sense of entitlement. For the first time in my life I open my mouth and say:
What’s the best way to get to know my team better? I feel so alone when working and am currently struggling in getting to know them.