I know most salary posts here are geared towards big law but 1850 billable requirement with base salary of $85,000. NJ based 20 attorney firm. Thoughts?
How long is the typical equity partnership track? I used to think it was 8 years, but now it seems longer. Secondly, is it realistic to expect partnership if you’re willing to put in the work/years?
Midlevel Corp NYC big law. Received a mixed bag review during mid-year review. Even positive and negative. My reviews over the years have had peaks and valleys. Worried about consistency. Should I dip or at least start talking to recruiters? Didn’t get an action plan or anything but it was a “developmental message.” Besides obviously internalizing and correcting to get better- thoughts on whether I should start looking?
Advice needed. We have a paralegal who thinks she’s a lawyer. I mean she’s really delusional but she gets most of the work we don’t want to do done so I try not to burst her bubble. (cont.)
Not my firm, but I hear Cadwalader just reduced associate pay by 25% and stopped partner distributions.
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 ?
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. 🤷🏻♂️
When is a good time to join a nonprofit board? Don't want to lose touch with my ideals but also don't want to stretch myself too thin too early
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
How are you dealing/coping with the stress of your firm’s current or pending furloughs, terminations, and/or pay cuts for associates? In-house counsel please feel free to respond from your POV too.
Been in litigation for 5 years and never set foot in a court room. Reviews are really good but when court opportunities came along they always ended up going to others. Time for a new job. 🙄
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.
Are EY-PAS and KPMG- People & Change hiring for junior roles? Can’t find any postings online. Is networking in the best option? <1 YOE but looking to switch at 1 year or 1.5
New manager salary in high col area Tax Senior associate to manager bump in high col area only went up 8.9% from 101 to 110k For those new managers, is this industry standard or lowball?
Those in Orange County, senior or manager. Anyone interested in Capital group? They are in Irvine and hiring.
I am in the US on an L1 and am thinking of going back to India to work for a couple of months. Do you think that will lead to any visa issues?
Ladies, I think I overshare when I'm in a relationship and just blab things I should probably keep to myself. I've been through this with 2 exes where I give advice, share knowledge, etc but end up feeling used. I try to be helpful and it just backfires on me when I see them use this for their benefit after we broke up. What kind of stuff should I just avoid sharing? I want to be helpful, but also know my worth and don't want to be taken advantage of.
I keep getting interviews for jobs that require 4-5 yrs experience, even though I have ~2 yrs, and then don’t get the job. Am I just getting dragged along or do I have a serious chance?
Thought to share my offer from Juul for a Director position: Base - 230k Bonus - 30% Stocks - $500k over 4 years Sign-on - $70k Any thoughts? Would working for Juul affect future career options?
What’s an appropriate salary for a large holding company, business development role? 15 years experience and aiming for a VP/SVP title.
People who left EY- How's it going? What do you do now? Any regrets? Were you counter-offered upon leaving? Do you think about going back? People who thought about leaving EY but stayed -Why'd u stay?
I'm on my phone/computer atleast 12 hours of the day , worries about my eyes even though no problems have started. Any proactive advice I should follow to avoid health issues down the road?
25-30 year olds, how much do you have saved including checking/saving, investments, 401k/retirement, etc.? Please include how much in each form and age