Additional Posts in Law
Hello! Can anyone advise what an associate in HR BlackRock should be making? I was offered 95, not sure if this is good or they are low balling me. I have a masters degree and 3 YOE.
A friend just launched a beta for his chrome extension called Watch Party - you can watch Hulu, Netflix, Prime Video, and Disney+!!!!!! I'm using to let my parents watch Disney with my kids...
Anyone working in GUY CARPENTER & COMPANY, LLC that is willing to talk about the company generally?
Just got a chance to interview for the analytics grad scheme. Would be great to hear some opinions!
GUY CARPENTER & COMPANY, LLC
Just started IB. Prior to this I was in valuations at deloitte. Today I worked 11 hours and im getting texts from coworkers now. I already feel burnt out. Can someone help guide me and explain to me how people do this?
What would you do if you found out today that you only had a few months to live? I recently had a health scare and was (thankfully) misdiagnosed, so it was a false alarm, but it really put life in perspective for me.
What are the best crypto/blockchain companies that are currently hiring besides Coinbase/Kraken?
I was molested by a girl. I told this to a couple of friends and I became a subject of mockery - "You aren't man enough", "Damn a girl came onto you? Lucky", "I don't believe you - that girl's way out of your league"
Is molestation gender specific?
PS - not related to ZS. Just an incident that happened some years ago in college, but still haunts me probably because I could never speak up. I was judged/hushed whenever I tried.
Does anyone have therapist recommendations in the area? Preferences are female under 45 and accepting insurance… been searching for about 2 years
Are there firms in LA that are known to have good work cultures? Thinking about moving to LA from NY.
Has anyone tries pt “freelance / contracted independent” work where you’re supporting recruiters in engaging and recruiting clinicians? Eat what you kill and get x % of each hire, anyone try this out?
Help me getting 11 likes to getting day started.
Thanks in advance.
And Belated Happy new year to all !!
My recruiter contacted me this morning saying the company I interviewed with is putting together my offer letter. I'm getting out of agency life and can barely contain my excitement! :D
I like someone who is at least 6 years younger I believe :( I am a woman ! I am in early 30s and feels like even if I ask them they may interpret it the way I don't want. I have been single by choice but am not sure how people will think of it
Hello all, i have been working at an insurance firm from 3 years as roi technician thats release of information . Looking to explore more career options. I am not intrested in customer facing roles and roles which need to be on phone all day . Does anyone have info on those type of roles , or more career options please . Thanks in advance .
Any 🐠 at ATL Term B? Flight is delayed by more than 2 hours. So open to grab a drink if any fellow 🐠 fam members are around !!
I am a 25-year-old first year associate fresh out of law school at a small civil litigation firm. I went to a good law school and work hard. I’ve been in this position for about 5 months now and I keep messing up. Losing track of tasks. I have never felt dumber. Any advice? Should I be doing better at this point? I’m a licensed attorney!! Is this normal?
I love women. I love babies. I do not love women singing to their crying baby that keeps throwing things at me on a Sunday evening flight. 😑
Additional Posts (overall)
My firm has always had weekly meetings, and they are now held on zoom since we started working from home. Is it terrible to have my video off? I’m a junior, and I think it probably looks good to have it on, but it is the last thing I want to do at 8am on Mondays.
Partner is exchanging messages with opposing counsel. They agree on a meeting time. Within 3 minutes of that meeting time, I send the invite. I see that within that 3 minute time period I have an email from the Partner with an exasperated tone instructing me to send an invite. Argh
Has anyone taken ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS)? Any comments/ reviews? How has it enhanced your employability? Why did you take the CGSS?
Thoughts on Adams and Reese?
A longshot question …… anyone know of any mid-size defense firms in DC that have a labor & employment division and are either hiring or are willing to talk to possible laterals?
Hi! Does anyone have exp with SSDI cases in MA? Any idea how I can get my client’s doctor to speak with me so I can persuade them to write a medical opinion supporting my client’s disability? Do I need to submit an authorisation for release of PHI or is there another waiver form? I can’t find any other waiver forms online. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
I’ve accepted an offer for a non-partner track counsel position at an Amlaw 200 firm. Salary of 300k, expectation of 1800 billable hours. Fully remote. I’ve worked at top regional firms during my 10+ year career. I’m leaving a small book and a solid shot at partner in 3-5 years for the risks of permanent counsel and unknown biglaw bs. Wife and I are prioritizing things other than careers with this move. She’s also able to go fully remote. I’m scared but also excited. Am I crazy?
Do you see yourself practicing in 10 years?
I feel many only practice as a means to an end. Do you all feel the same?
Transactional Associates (biglaw): At what point should the more admin tasks be taken off your plate? I spend so much time sending signature blocks, prepping sig pages, updating checklists, collating documents, etc. The deals I work on are typically staffed by a partner, me, and a paralegal (who only does title and survey review). I’m in this terrible zone where the partner doesn’t pay attention to my deals because I have it under control, but I don’t have anyone under me I can delegate to
Partners: opinions on efficiency. Should associates genuinely strive to be more efficient if the clients will pay for less efficient time? Is becoming “more efficient” something that isn’t discussed?
I'm a 6th year on my third firm. Every time I left it was for a huge increase in pay and prestige (Am200->Am100->Vault 20). Recently my dream job in a recently IPO'd public company which I own over $100k in stock in opened up, and I want to apply. Should I worry about appearing like a job hopper on my resume?
How do you determine if your salary/compensation is reasonable? I’m a 5th year associate in a major market.
Am I supposed to bill for reading email chains between the partner and the client? If so, how should I word it?
Any insight on transitioning from generalist litigation practice to the FTC or a regional office of same? Looking for more fulfillment and ideally to specialize in my legal practice which is currently just general litigation.
I am lateraling from an NYC boutique (market salary) to an Am Law 100 in Philly (just below market pay b/c smaller legal market). It will be $7200 alone just to break my lease in NYC (sigh). What do you think are fair negotiation prices for moving expenses, sign-on bonus, end of year bonus, and base salary? I’m trying to cover all of my moving expenses and get the full end of year bonus despite the mid year move, but I don’t want to over-ask. Thanks in advance!
I am giving notice today/tomorrow and I don’t believe the partners are aware of my intentions. I suspect that the conversation might be a bit contentious, but hoping it’s short and without any drama. Any advice for giving notice when the partners might not see it coming?
I need a bit of perspective. I've had an involuntary sabbatical for a while and recently started in-house. I'm a former BigLaw associate. My current pay is not like BigLaw but, still ok (in the lower 6 figures). I'm a 2nd year in a very specialized practice. I don't have any loans, married, no kids. I recently went home (outside of the US), met up with friends who are making money from real estate, stocks, and have a way more laid-back life. I returned wanting a more enjoyable life (contd..)
What do you do when you have a yearly billable requirement of 1950 but are not getting enough work to make 163 hours a month.
P.S. I’ve asked around for work
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