I work in an open space layout. Other clerks talk all day and I cannot concentrate. I’ve asked them to stop and they refuse. How do I escalate this without starting a war ?
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Controversial Opinion of the Week: Big Law isn’t that bad. Sure, there are times it means late nights. But it’s stimulating and you are paid a lot of money to do a job that isn’t rocket science. 🤷🏻♂️
Are my chances of lateraling to a V10 firm doomed? I'm currently 5 years old, top-performer, but my kindergarten was non-target.
This is not going to improve the general reputation of lawyers. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50757383
When you leave a firm, has any partner “as a friend” cautioned you against jumping around too much? This happened and I don’t know what to make of it.
Any advice for dealing with difficult judges? Obviously I don’t expect judge to agree with me on everything, but a few of them just make me want to pull my hair out.
Has anyone used the attorney mortgage loans to purchase a house? I’m considering them but wanted to weigh the pros/cons and get some first-hand opinions
Being a lawyer is like “if i can just get through this week i’ll be ok” but it’s every freaking week
2nd year at V5 -- I can tell this pace is not sustainable but I need to stick it out for a bit financially... how to avoid burnout?
Flash poll of Biglaw associates. What’s your estimate of the percentage of Biglaw associates that genuinely aspires to become AND REMAIN an equity partner in a Biglaw firm?
I couldn't find a community to executive search, so I decided to create one! If you're an exec search professional sitting awkwardly in this group because you couldn't find an exec search specific one, please join my bowl below and save me from myself. Whether you're at a SHREK, a boutique or anywhere in between, all are welcome to share wins, worries and woes.
Anyone else receive an email from their boss that is similar to the controversial Kirkland & Ellis email (google it if you don’t know)? If so, what did you make of it?
Thoughts on this from a legal standpoint? I've been wondering how the US Supreme Court will decide the employment discrimination cases for gay and trans employees on the basis of sex.
Any Illinois family law attorneys looking for help with pleading, motion or brief drafting? The contract attorney I work with is looking for more work. She's excellent! Comment with your email.
Reviews on Alvarez & Marsal's private equity group? Is an M at Big 4 the same level as an M at A&M?
I recommend an acquaintance (cousin of good friend) who worked in “private banking” at a reputable firm for an associate position in Corp banking industry group where I was also an associate (now VP).
Do you have an Asian American role model you look up to? Where’s our MLK, Steve Jobs, Barack Obama, or RBG? For the sake of us and the generations to come, I hope some of you step up to the plate.
Need to take out a loan for about $100k for MBA. Do I max out federal and then go private? I’m confident I can pay back in about 3 years. How are you all doing this?
Ladies: what is your favorite brand for stylish button-downs that are fit for work sans casual hangouts? Bonus points if they have a good size 10/12 selection
I'd really like a referral to Slalom 🙃. I think I'm a pretty good candidate. If anyone from Slalom wants to leave a burner email in the comments I'll send over my resume.
This is kind of crazy but I'm 26 and have never kissed a girl. Things just haven't worked out. Going on a 2nd date with a girl this weekend. Do I tell her that or just go for it and hope for the best?
Due to criticisms from older generations, I’ve been trying shrug off the quarter life crisis theory. But this is a real thing.
What roles at the big tech companies involve travel internationally? Specifically if looking to exit consulting and want international exposure what groups in tech are best to join?
I wish I could take PTO today for Diwali but then I’m traveling this week. Major festivity missing!
So uscis contacted my company for site visit information. How common is site visitation, anyone has any stories to share on this. Also I often work from home is it time to stop?
Found out I'm getting promoted from A to SA come October. How soon after that is too soon to switch groups?
Anyone buying a house in the current visa environment? Was holding back, but now I am like WTF, this is never ending, if things go south, I can sell it.