Thoughts on transitioning into Biglaw from a local mid-large sized defense firm? Second year Associate here.
Roetzel & Andress
Have been going out with a colleague (we're both associates) for about a month; wondering whether to disclose...
My husband and I are hoping to have a child soon, but I don't want to get off track at work. I'd love to know how others have handled the transition to motherhood while competing to make partner.
Defendant filed a motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction. I have to now oppose this motion: where do I even begin because tbh defendant has a pretty lock argument
Would any amazing legal minds be willing to offer their time to give feedback and advice to a legal tech startup? I’m with aiLegal and we’re “ready” to go to market but having a tough time getting traction. I’d greatly appreciate anyone who is willing to provide their time to speak with my team and I. https://www.ailegal.com/
Roth IRAs - how much should I actuallyyy be putting in each year...? (27 and currently making less than 100k as a new attorney)
What do you do when you’re given a research assignment for a very specific question but you’re not finding any case law one way or the other?
The partner I work for gives me conflicting instructions or forgets his instructions, and then blames me for his unhappiness about a course of conduct I’ve taken in fulfilling his instructions. Cont’d
Does anyone think this story will resonate differently this year than in past years? Hard to imagine clients ignoring it. https://www.law.com/americanlawyer/2020/07/07/yes-cravath-still-has-zero-black-partners/?kw=Careerist:%20Yes%2C%20Cravath%20Still%20Has%20Zero%20Black%20Partners&utm_source=email&utm_medium=enl&utm_campaign=newsroomupdate&utm_content=20200708&utm_term=tal
Does your firm include pronouns in the email signatures? If so, is it optional? Is it widely adopted?
Thoughts on Proskauer Rose? Top tier or Amateurskauer? (Any comments specific to the London office in particular are also warmly received)
Anyone know if any of the health insurance plans allow you to have non-dependent parents on your plan?
Any fish here work in Oliver Wyman’s insurance practice? Looking for a change and would like to network. I also worked at MMC so I have some familiarity with the culture there.
<First year associate here. I’m sure everyone’s answers will be different but how much did you all bring in your first year? I’m trying to get an idea if I’m doing okay considering I’m a couple months shy of my one year and I still feel like I never know what I’m doing. 😭🤦🏻♀️
Favorite SPG hotels for a Europe vacation? Thinking Spain, Portugal France, Germany, Eastern Europe (Prague/Budapest)
Accepted a new job, but was advised to wait to give notice until after the background check, conflicts, etc. are cleared. Anything I can or should be doing in the interim re: staffing on my cases?
an old CD of mine is slowly turning into an Illuminati/coronavirus conspiracy theorist with each post on FB. Its sad to see but I can't stop refreshing to see what crazy thing he will post next.
Seeing this makes me think we need to seriously reconsider dropping the voting age to 16 Kids and Teens Strike Against Adults’ Climate Screw-Ups - WIRED https://apple.news/A-6tgX0hvRR2EpJn2Kp6kaA
What areas of the Big 4 would you say an MBA is not relevant for? For example, I'm in aml: how would an MBA help me? 🤗
Can someone speak on benefits at Grant Thornton? Glassdoor has some pretty mixed reviews as far as they go, specifically the “unlimited” PTO being impossible to use and crap healthcare plans.
One of my friends is graduating in May and looking for a full time job in IT, she has 4 years of experience and doing her Masters in Informations system. If there are any leads please do let me know
Seen a lot of posts on tech relating to FAANG and unicorns recently regarding exit ops, interviews, and roles. Created this for sharing insights and general networking. Open to all, but I encourage those already in tech to join and help others out. https://joinfishbowl.com/bowl_3kokw4
Anyone moving apartments soon/worried they wont be able to because of Coronavirus? How are landlords dealing with this?
As a foreigner, I never understood how this wasn't the end of it all: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-34930042
My 401k is currently maxed out, I hear I should max out Roth IRA, but looking online, looks like you need to make less than 122k- I make more than that. What else can I contribute to?