How many of you have actually read the entire handbook? How long was it? What was the hardest or easiest part of the handbook for you?
Seward & Kissel
Best way to bring up the sloppy work of paralegal w/partner? He doesn’t mind bc he isn’t super type A but I’m constantly spending hours cleaning up things she did wrong or can’t master (simple doc formatting..). She doesn’t see the urgency or importance of clean/mistake-free work & partner won’t reinforce anything I request/recommend.
If you have your dream job, what is it, how did you get there and why is it a dream? For those on the path, please feel free to contribute. Thank you.
Genuinely exhausted and hyper stressed by the impeachment proceedings and primary election process. But I need to follow the news for work- can't just ignore it. Any suggestions on how to deal?
Anyone start their career doing corporate/transactional work and now do something completely different?
I like my firm/boss, but hate the work my specific group specializes in, should I look to switch groups within firm? There’s no crossover in work between groups. What’s best way to approach with boss?
If you are an associate assisting on a file, you get cc’d on all emails and take time to read them and stay up to date, however you aren’t actually replying to the emails or doing any billable work. But you need to stay in the loop for when you need to eventually draft a document and know the facts. How do you record your time for these emails?
Want to try to get into plaintiff side employment law. My civil experience is limited to plaintiff side commercial litigation(federal). I also have prior prosecutorial experience. (Cont)
Where is the best place to see sample briefs? I’m looking for a guide to show a defendant met the minimum contacts test for jurisdiction
What do y'all think of the contingency fee model in commercial litigation? Does it work or not work? Any firms known to do it well?
Best part of having to wear a mask during depositions is getting to secretly make faces at opposing counsel when they ask stupid questions.
Please ensure all time is entered, finalized and released every 24 hours at an absolute minimum. Thanks
For partners in firms where associates handle entire cases from inception to trial: what goes through your mind when you pull an associate into your case to do your bidding despite that associate having had the glory of trial. I sometimes grapple with conflicted feelings in this issue.
Here's a perfect example of the hypocrisy of big law firms that are busy perpetuating social and racial injustices while simultaneously holding themselves out as champions of social causes. The partners of these firms should have a bit more foresight. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2020/08/26/florida-pays-17-million-so-far-to-defend-felons-voting-law/%3foutputType=amp
Just moved to a floor without white noise machines -- you really never know what you had til its gone!
Was promised a raise back in March, nothing major just a little bump, but it never happened and then the pandemic hit and financial outlook got scary for a bit so I let it go for the moment but turns out our agency is doing great financially- has given raises and bonuses since - advice on how to bring this up with leadership? Should I?
You should not get more in unemployment benefits than what you were getting from your previous job. Why would people want to go back to work if they get paid more to remain unemployed?
My start date got pushed back to October. However, my friends are saying I can still file for unemployment. What’s your thoughts?
Am I making a bad decision moving away from traditional consulting (non-tech) at a boutique to Workday implementation at D? So conflicted on what to do next in my career.
Is Deloitte still hiring in the Advertising Marketing & Commerce practice? Particularly for Ecommerce?
Does anyone know how widespread / impactful the mental health effects are going to be on long-term WFH/quarantine? Is this going to be a pervasive thing or person-by-person.
What's the highest points bonus floating out there for CSR? If anyone has a referral link that'll get me there, drop a burner'
Q for consultant moms. How did you navigate your career post maternity leave/after the 1 year local project limit? Are projects more flexible with travel for mothers? Can any traveling moms comment?
Anyone else see that PwC had issued a report on Facebooks privacy controls during the time of the Cambridge Analytica incident? Yikes...