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Just sent an email to an authority stating in bold letters that the subject was “Comfidential”. Guess I’ll just resign

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My firm has daily words of comfort about Covid and the stay at home orders. But when there is a lynching and unprecedented civil unrest: radio silence. - frustrated black big law lawyer in DC

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Which fictional law character do you identify with the most? (Beyond these ones)

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AI is a tort waiting to happen

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Worked w a partner a few times. Told him I’m available for more work, but he hasn’t followed up & it’s been a while. Today he popped by my office and goes “I haven’t forgotten about you” Cont..

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Is it possible to be both lit and transactional?

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Where's the Federal Society of the left???

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Seeing a lot of posts about SDRs and concern over CTR and response rate. After a while you need to think about changing the medium, not the messaging.

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Best and worst billing day of the month. Go!

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Can anyone recommend a good employment attorney in the Albany, NY region?

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Is it hard for non-US educated attorneys to practice here? Do you ned an LLM?

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What is the latest in a lawyer’s career you have seen him/her change practice areas? If you know the before/after, that helps as well.

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If someone wanted to buy you an expensive bday gift, what would you ask for?

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Had to call it quits on document review tonight because I was crying about Kobe and Gianna, and realized original documents from the 1950s should not be sprinkled with my mascara-stained tears...oops

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New litigation associate. Does anyone have a recommendation for a briefcase? A family member got me one as a law school graduation present but it is hideous

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What are the signs that there’s no room for career advancement at a small law firm?

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Have you guys ever just admitted to a partner or managing partner that you really struggled with drafting a particular Motion (e.g a Motion in Limine), despite their guidance, and that while you finished it, you’re not confident that it is the work product they are looking for?

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Rough percentage of biglaw firms that make junior and/or mid levels share an office?

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When you lose the will to make minimum effort

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Firms laying off in cyber? keep seeing posts about layoffs.

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In industry. Was just verbally promised a significant (20-25%) comp increase plus title change to manager. I was originally planning on attending grad school in the fall (have accepted admittance to a top school for a masters non-mba). Now very unsure given clear upward trajectory where I am. Any help on how to think this through would be appreciated

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Just got a job offer in Dallas but I’ve never been. Anyone have any feedback on the city?

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Anyone in Facebook willing to help with a referral? Role is in Austin but I’m sure anyone from any office can put me in direct contact with a recruiter. I would really appreciate it

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Hi team, what type of vitamins / supplements do you take daily and found to be helpful? Or do we think this is another made up benefit by the big pharma marketing machine?

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100% rain in the forecast. Leather or rubber soles?

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Leaving the firm soon and just woke up with a fantasy of telling off the client for being a bad steward of their responsibility to serve the public. Someone talk me off the edge.

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Is it recruiting season? Just got LinkedIn requests from 4 recruiters today...

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Was told that I would get promoted to associate this month. News came and turns out a new position was created just for me, think “senior analyst”. Nobody gave a heads up, not from my manager, not the HR, no one.

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After finishing work close to 10 pm the other night, I decided to live a little by ordering some custom made cookies. I do not care if I get fat as it has now been six weeks since I last saw a human.

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Starting Manager position in few days but don't have CPA license yet (which firm knows). Offer says "contingent on sufficient evidence to practice as CPA". Any chance of getting temporarily demoted??

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What's the pay range for a CDO associate manager in Denver?

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When would a -25% salary cut be acceptable for a new job?

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What is an acceptable timeline to give a firm for a start date as a lateral associate when the firm is located in a different city from where you currently live and work and a move will be required?

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Last year I made it to the interview at Sloan for their EMBA. I am planning to re-apply. Anyone has any insight into re-applying to such a good program?

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Hey Fish, my current company is looking to hire at the analyst I level in the NYC area. It’s a health payer (insurance company), internal strategy and development role, 1-2 years of consulting or other relevant experience. Feel free to DM if you’re interested.

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Is it sketchy to ask someone I know within a company to send my resume directly to a hiring manager when an external recruiter reaches out?

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2 yoe and want to move to a strategy and operations role. Where do I even begin lol - have been searching at companies I want to be a part of but it seems like there are 0 roles out there

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