I am pretty sure one of my direct reports is a psychopath. I have no idea how to manage them.
If I have an open 6 day window, is it worth trying to do Santorini for 5 days in August? LA based so I’ll lose a day traveling but need to plan/do something this summer! Never been to Greece. Have $8000 in travel credits expiring (allegedly) in Jan.
Has anyone ever come from a highly technical boutique firm (Mandiant, Specter Ops, etc) to big four, or vice versa? Pros? Cons? And does it bug anyone doing cyber at a non cyber firm (eg big 4)
Hi all - one of my very best friends is a guy and he’s been like a brother to me since high school. I’d love to include him in some way in my wedding party, but don’t know how. Does anyone have any suggestions? I’ve thought about making him a “bridesman” or something, but I didn’t know if that would be strange!
Whats the most critical feedback youve received?
Has anyone ever taken an unscheduled break during a CPA exam during a testlet? Was your exam then voided? Or what were the repercussions?
Hi fishes, i am new to taxable income concept, may i know what will be my approx in hand salary if i get a CTC of 16LPA?
What is the average package I can expect as a react native developer having exp. of 3.5 years?
A Facebook recruiter reached out for Strategist position. Any thoughts on company life and benefits from existing/previous employees?
I’ve helped so many people in my career. Made connections, pushed through resumes, got people interviews.. now I’m down on my luck and can’t get a single person to even respond to my texts/messages. 😤
How can your PLCs be better?
Any office chair recommendations?
Does MS value Agile/Scaled Agile/SAFe etc?
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Looking for investor/VC intros. I'm CLO of a fintech/startup in the ent./sports industries. We are currently closing out our seed round by the end of the year and will be moving on to an equity raise. We have 3 provisional patents for NFTs and cryptocoin offerings and have partnered with several D1 athletes and musicians to create and sell their NFTs. Additionally, we are in talks with several NIL collectives to serve as their exclusive provider and handler of their payments and NIL objectives.
Can anyone recommend any business books for - new in house counsel? I feel like I am totally lost when it come to the business side of the company I work for. I work for a software startup if that helps. Thanks!
My co-worker is so resentful and competitive because I was promoted over her last year which caused a demotion on her end. People in the company still go to her for things that should be for me but she rarely corrects them. Shes still involved in the company too in a way that allows her to know secrets that I should know about but never do. I technically am above her within the company but this is how things are. I just do my job and try to not let it bother me but it does. Any suggestions?
Is it true that law firm experience is an advantage to training younger attorneys before they go in-house?
Any Canadian in house counsel can provide insights on salaries in Toronto? 7 years post-call, senior counsel role, recruiter offered about 200K TC (roughly 165 base and 25% bonus), private company with 1500 employee, does this sound reasonable or too low?
My new job occasionally requires me to review vendor agreements. I don’t have any background in this area and am trying to get up to speed. My department doesn’t have a document management system, so it’s tough to find old agreements as precedent. Any recommendations for books or other sources - or any words of wisdom? Thanks!
How many interviews rounds did you go through when applying for your current role, and what was your lvl of experience?
What kind of person are you when it comes to equity and why? For example, do you sell it as it vests, sell it once it hits some predetermined number, don’t sell at all, sell once you’re in LTCG territory, sell to fund specific purchases? I missed out on the opportunity to make a lot of money last fall and it has me thinking about others’ strategies.
Anyone else get frustrated when the C- suite executives ask you to give up time on the weekend for a call to accommodate their schedule when they're making millions of dollars and your salary isn't even ten percent of what they make? I just want to say no, I can't because I'm not paid as much as you are to justify giving up my weekend.
What’s the deal w/ GDPR? Does every company have to get DPAs signed from its customers now?
Has anyone successfully managed to move from a niche in-house practice to a more generalist role? If so, can you provide any helpful tips to transition? I have started down a specialty that I fear will limit my mobility in the future and am looking for tips on how to not be pigeon-holed.
I started a new job in a new area of law. Other than CLEs and outside counsel I regularly work with providing training, how can I learn this new practice area of law relatively quickly? This is a me deadline. My company is pretty great with my learning curve. But no longer knowing the answer to some questions like the back of my hand, and having to now heavily rely on outside counsel and colleagues, is driving me nuts. Thoughts?
Does anyone have any recruiter recommendations for a patent attorney/counsel looking to switch in-house roles?
Hi. Any feedback on Walmart legal?! Is it worth applying? Feel free to PM any info. Can’t find much… the position would be based out of HQ in Bentonville.
CCPA- One month from enforcement. Where is everyone at in the process? What was your experience in getting compliant?
About a week away from joining an international manufacturer in-house, heavy focus on supply chain contract review. Almost 4YOE, 2.5 years in ID and 1yr doing remote contract review for customers.
What are your best tips to adjust to a large corporation’s in house dept and what should be my first questions/tasks to learn and better understand the business?? TIA!!
Has any obtained an associated GC position (general) from a big law specialty position such as tax? Any recommendations on how to present yourself as competent?
What's the expected salary and bonus range for VP at JPMorgan? For CIB with 8-10 YOE. Has comp gone up since pandemic? Also, any thoughts on exit opportunities from JPM?
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