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?
How is your firm handling Summer Associates? (I.e., adjusting pay, duration, virtual events, in-person events, etc.)
I have a good friend in Seattle who wants to break in to Big Law. He has about 6 years of experience doing mostly family law at small firms and went to an unranked law school. Any advice?
How do I tell my law firm I don’t want to return to the office and prefer to work remotely? Will law firms transition to accepting more flexible work policies?
Is there any value to playing up your looks as a lawyer? As a young a Latina associate, I’ve been going to work in glasses and no makeup to avoid drawing any attention to (continued)
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?
Has anyone ever heard of a hospital in Mexico, suing a US Citizen for hospital fees incurred in Mexico? Bill was paid, and now new fees are being claimed. The suit is in state court. Thoughts? Cont.
How much can you realistically expect to make in house exiting as a 4th year to a company in an assistant general counsel — m&a / corporate capacity? Specific market I’m asking about is Chicago.
Initial screening call with prospective candidate from out of state - is this a good thing to be exited about? Or a standard, don't hold your breath kind of thing? Tips for success?
Quitting private practice (5 pqe) because of burnout/for a career break, don't have next steps lined up yet. How should I approach the resignation process? Do I have to tell the firm why I'm leaving?
Second chairing a trial for the first time in just over a week. I don’t have any trial experience at all. If you were first chairing, what would you want your second chair to know and do?
50 hour work week starts today. But I need to always leave at 5pm to make it to the gym due to health reasons.. how do I tell my boss I will login at night for the remaining two hours?
I have a bunch of friends who are really feeling the loneliness right now. What are your thoughts on making connections dying COVID and are any of you dating right now?
Anyone at Microsoft willing to have a chat with me? I would love to learn more about non tech roles, culture, company direction, etc.
To anyone who’s been forced to travel during this time - has anyone travelled with delta? How are the flights, lounges, etc. How have they scaled back operations in response to covid? Did you feel safe?
Anyone feeling anxious just reading the linkedin posts of well qualified people being laid off and trying to get job in 60 days? Wishing luck to all of them and fingers crossed for everyone !!
Folks in strategy projects , how do you deal with H1B amendments every time you have a new client ? By the time they file your amendment it’s already few weeks gone (~50% of project ..😐)
Can anyone confirm that the following is true: if someone has signed up for the CARES ACT, specifically the marketplace health insurance, and they got off of the insurance in May but took from their IRA in December to manage their home, they have to pay back all of the subsidy they received from Jan-May because when they took from their ira in December, it pushed them over the 400% FPL? Are there Any possible solutions or exceptions that they can look into?
Any big firms in the DC area that are hiring a variety of roles. Would love to stay in DC and avoid moving out but as of my knowledge everything is out in Tyson’s which is a hike for some of us
3 people over the last year have quit big 4 without having another job lined up, two of which were during busy season. What gives???
From my high school/college job at a county I have a 457(b) that has $5,215 in it with an ARR of 2.18%. It’s not much, but I am trying to figure out what the best thing to do with it is: leave if there until retirement, cash it out w/ no penalty but income tax, or roll it over into I assume an IRA. Any advice would be appreciated! (My current job has a pension and I pay extra into a different 457)
Do female candidates (+ from intl background) have bigger chance of getting an offer (internal move from BO to FO) vs. male candidates @JPM? Are hiring managers actually asked to give preference?
Where can I find McKinsey style case questions to practice for an interview? All I can find seems to be candidate led case examples.
Hi, I am looking for a job due being laid off. I have experience working with ServiceNow as an end user with my previous company. Would that be enough to get a job with ServiceNow?
Made my first big, client-facing mistake today. Almost made it a year without one, but alas. Embarrassed and nervous about fallout, especially in the time of layoffs. Say a little prayer for me.
rant - Im on a local project that goes past 9pm everyday, and the rest of my team flies in. Why do project managers just assume I can work all night long? My dinner isn’t paid for here. I have a life
What's the going salary range for Associate Directors in media these days? Hoping to negotiate with some clarity and realistic expectations. Thanks!