Shearman & Sterling
I'm miserable, dreading work every day, and overwhelmed with anxiety and depression. I think my firm is great and I am okay with what I do, but I think I want to join a different practice area. I started less than a year ago, but every day I consider what it might be like to open my own practice doing what I want (estate planning and tax law) as opposed to continuing in litigation. How hard is it to make that jump without any clients or experience beyond law school?
Anyone here with experience going from (corporate/transactional) Biglaw to in-house and then back to biglaw? How did you get back into biglaw after leaving and how big was the paycut? Cont....
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 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?
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?
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.
Looking to move from mortgage litigation to Fintech. Any suggestions or recommendations on where to start?
Just curious, does anyone know of any grants or investors for black women business owners. I want to start a new business and would love to see if I qualify for any grants prior to putting up money or taking out a loan.
Best gifts for older parents who genuinely have everything and won't tell me what they want??? I'm stuck. Please help! Any gifts your parents have absolutely loved?
How often should you move firms in the first 5 years of practice? I typically see millennials move firms every year to year and a half.
Anyone here successfully living the FIRE lifestyle? Trying to focus on saving and paying off student loans, but I sometimes feel like I should spend my money to justify my work hours.
Sorry noob here. I'm about to by OMG using 1 ETH on bittrex. It's showing the quantity of OMG I will get is 0.99. How is that correct if the ratio of ETH-OMG is 0.02?
Do people look down on PE secondaries? I am deciding between offers at an LMM PE firm (<$500m aum) and a large secondaries firm ($10bn+). Leaning towards secondaries but worried I will get pigeonholed
When negotiating compensation at a new company, new role, should I tell them (or omit) what I make now?
Any great brand recommendations for a crossbody bag? Not as unaffordable as Chanel but more expensive than Kate Spade.
Just submitted an application for global entry. Any 🐠s know how long the "pending review" period lasts before getting approved and signing up for interview?
Under what circumstances would you go MBB then M7, without the intention of returning to consulting (therefore no sponsorship)?
Thinking of going freelance from a big digital agency (salary $$$). Any tips on day rate for a Senior Interactive Producer going to a more creative shop?
I've been putting my 401k into a target date fund, but the risk/upside just isn't high enough given I'm not retiring for another 30 years. Thoughts on putting it all in a large-cap growth fund (VIGIX)? Returns have been solid over last 10 years. Investing through work, so don't have all funds available to me.
7 months into covid world, how are the single peep’s dating life?! What’s the plan for cuffing season guys??
I’m considering a move to the U.K. taking a job and with Deloitte UK. Not clear on the best way to contribute to my 401K. Can i just contribute like normal but from a foreign bank?
Got an offer to join a big 4 firm - should I put in my resignation after background check is complete or after signing offer? What do u guys do ?
Do any firms hire parent attorneys? Asking for a friend. I'm going to check internally at D, but wondering if any others do.
I know we’ve had really mixed feelings on here about bringing your dog to work...but what are thoughts on someone bringing their cat to work?
Starting to view OW & Alixpartners as tier 1 firms. Can anyone talk about the differences in perks and benefits
If the firm is really pushing hoteling and optimize work spaces, why can’t we just make work from home mandatory for certain days?