I have friends in finance with like, dyed hair. What's the furthest you've seen someone go in big law? Shaved sides? Face tat?

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Maybe in family court...


I don’t think I’ve ever seen dyed hair or a visible tattoo. There’s one male partner at another firm that I see at conferences who has a ponytail, and people have been snickering about it forever.


I’ve seen counsel with visible ankle tattoos.

A face tat (or the like) screams impulse and instability (whether true or not)—not the traits you want to entrust your most important matters to, or even risk.


I have seen some junior associates with foot tattoos and one with an undercut / shaved side. No one senior.


Definitely see tattoos at the office. Someone has their septum pierced. Several other nose piercings. I’m in big law lit.


I've seen one face tattoo. He lasted about 3 months.

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None of those.

Looking forward to going a little crazy with the hair when I retire. Until then: Nope. Not in Biglaw, not in litigation.

A face tat to me screams prison. 🤷‍♀️

I've seen tattoos more and more frequently but most get hidden by a suit. Anything too cutesy or scary would surely be problematic around the office.

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