Anyone has experience with using Seyfarth Shaw LLP to file H1B on behalf of Deloitte ? Your thoughts ?
What do you consider to be the hardest and most intellectually challenging legal practice? I find insolvency to be the most technically challenging.
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?
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.
Generally speaking, how long should you stay at a firm before leaving without a good excuse (other than that you don’t like it and want to move on to bigger and better things)? I want to leave my current firm but haven’t been here even a year yet and was only at my previous firm for a year and a half, so I’m worried about looking like a flake.
I’m an associate at a boutique law firm working on complex litigation and regulatory matters. I’ve worked at the same firm as a summer associate and the last three years directly after graduation. I’m worried that I’m not getting enough “practical” experience. I haven’t taken a deposition, only attended two oral arguments, and tend to write parts of briefs or motions but never in their entirety. (Continued in comments)
One thing I’ve gotten better at during the last couple of years of practice is ramping down my tone in e-mails to clients when they ask me if they can do super illegal stuff. Diplomacy!
Have non-equity partner lateral offer from K&E; how hard is it to make equity partner once there?
Is it difficult to transition out of doing personal injury to commercial lit (both on plaintiffs-side)?
What’s it like to start Big Law as a first year in your mid-30s? Are you still relatable to the junior/mid associates in their 20s?
How do you deal with toxic opposing counsel? The miserable aggressive bully type who have to make things personal and attack you/your firm for no reason?
Has anyone had their boss tell you that you weren’t performing during this pandemic? How’d you deal with it?
Any chance there’s a separate bowl for Bay St lawyers ? (Toronto biglaw) ... would love to follow that
Does your "billable record" during your years as an associate affect your ability to obtain certain leadership positions in future years (section leader, managing partner, etc.)? Or is productivity and business development as a partner more important/relevant?
Hi all, recently graduated from a Washington law school. I am in the midst of bar study and the WA Supreme Court just granted diploma privilege or the option to take the bar. Joining a V100 firm in January (delayed). What are your thoughts on taking it still? Here are some specific Qs, would appreciate any guidance. 1. Will other jx admit me pro hac vice? 2. I’d like to lateral to NYC in the near future, should I take it now just to get it over with? 3. Will firms doubt my competency?
Guy 🐠 - Recommendation for any face scrub that is effective but doesn’t dry the skin. I have mild dry skin?
Any insight around the McK Solution Delivery Analyst - Digital 20/20 role? Is it client facing or back office?
Moving to final interviews with AWS for a business/deal desk position. M/SM level. Anyone know how their comp structure works or what I should expect if I make it to salary negotiations?
Does anyone at PwC know when we get our shit bonus payout? Sept 29 or Oct 13? Trying to plan my departure.
Anyone ever see people at their company make drastic switches to other teams? And at what level? (Associate, director, VP?) i like my role, just wondering if there’s a better fit/worth looking into
Anyone here live in San Diego? Currently based out of Boston, but my wife and I are thinking of making a move to the West Coast if both of our companies continue to be fully remote. Leaning towards San Diego right now - but wanted to see if anyone was out there/how they like it?
Considering a move from PwC to ZS Associates. Would this be a step up in terms of prestige and potential exit ops after consulting?
Hello FB fam, I have a colleague I'm working with on a project that uses text message as the primary method of communication during the workday. I don't like this because (contd.)
What do people think about this? The ability to hotel when needed is still there. https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/9/21508964/microsoft-remote-work-from-home-covid-19-coronavirus
Do any firms have policy against running for office? The position enables one to keep a regular job
Need help! What kind of SQL questions are asked for a Data Engineering role? Other than Hacker-rank, please suggest some good sites to practice sql questions. Thanks in advance!
Interviewing with competitor firm this week. I usually take copies of my projects for internal interviews. What to do abt confidentiality of info in this case?
Does anyone else struggle with explaining the consultant lifestyle to people? I’m starting a long term project in which I’ll be traveling from the Midwest to the west coast weekly and everyone keeps asking if I’m moving. I’ve tried saying it’s M-Thurs but they just don’t seem to grasp why I’d do that.
SPG Buy Points deal worth it? By end of year they have 25% discount so for $787 you can get 30,000 points. Thoughts?
Holy cow I didn’t realize how low the salary is at some small firms in industry until now. 😬 Almost like a wake up call how fortunate I am at the moment
US based - Since were working remote, are we allowed to work from abroad? Is it illegal? Asking because I have family in Canada and wouldn’t mind working from there for a few months.
440 odd people cut from Consulting. Partners through to Grads. Almost enough of a pyramid to start up something of their own.
My heaviest investment is in OMG. These gains are painfully slow relative to what I am seeing in the marketplace..thoughts on the coin? When will we have a real liftoff?