Hi Everyone! Sorry for posting on here. I was trying to find the BigLaw bowl , but wasn’t able to. I needed some advice on dating a guy that works in big-law (cont)

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BigLaw associates have to bill time for every 6 minutes, so just a coffee or bathroom break actually takes away from billable time. And they have to bill accurately or they can be sanctioned for an ethics violation. I think taking a half day to respond in that environment is reasonable

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I recently started dating a guy that works in big law. But, getting to know him more has been challenging. He takes hours and hours to respond to my messages. Like more than half a day. Our relationship is progressing very slowly because he’s a workaholic

It’s getting to the point where I am questioning my relationship with him. Like does he not like me? Or is he truly that busy.

How much do biglaw folks work? Is it really that much?

I didn’t know that. Thanks for letting me know. This helps put things into prespective

Good luck! :)

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