July
18

What Nice Girls Don't Ask

Another sneak view of The Careerist: The feminine art of asking for a raise, according to the Harvard Business Review. Continue Reading

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June
24

How To Raise Ambitious Daughters

Another sneak view of post you might have missed. Continue Reading

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May
27

Females Leaders Are Mercurial

A sneak view of a post that you might have missed. Continue Reading

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May
13

Did You See These Careerist Stories?

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April
24

More Careerist Stories You Might Have Missed

We're sending you another alert that The Careerist has moved to this new site. Here is another roundup of what you've missed: The Careerist: They Are Soulful Big Law partners have a sensitive, spiritual side. Honestly. The Careerist: Are Female Lateral Partners Getting Respect? Women partners are just as happy... Continue Reading

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April
16

Did You Miss These Careerist Articles?

Another reminder that The Careerist has moved to this new location. Here are more stories you might have missed: The Careerist: Too Sexy Looking for Your Own Good? Are female lawyers dressed too sexily these days? The Careerist: Randy Mastro Says He's No Sexist By Vivia Chen |March 30, 2014... Continue Reading

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April
14

Are You Having Trouble Finding The Careerist?

Dear Readers, I know that some of you are having problems finding The Careerist. First, let me say that I understand your frustration. Please remember that my blog has moved to this new site. You might have also noticed that you are no longer getting morning email notices about my... Continue Reading

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March
28

Don't Miss These Stories!

Remember, The Careerist has moved to this new location. Here are some stories you might have missed: Duke Law Cracks Top 10; New York Law School Gets Ranking By Vivia Chen |March 11, 2014 The latest law school ranking from U.S. News & World Reports is out. And there are... Continue Reading

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March
26

Reminder—The Careerist Has Moved!

Here's what you need to know about getting new Careerist articles. Plus, how you can get access to your favorite old ones. Continue Reading

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March
2

Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women

An Uncomfortable Client

Why would a firm like Mayer Brown take on this kind of client with this kind of cause? Continue Reading

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February
26

Money/Power, Women

What Firms Won't Talk About—the Gender Gap in Pay

More firms are refusing to participate in NAWL's survey on women—and many won't answer questions about their partners' compensation. Part 2 of our two part series on NAWL's survey. Continue Reading

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February
26

The Careerist Is Moving . . .

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February
25

Diversity, Money/Power, Women

Female Equity Partnership Rates Are Up! (Just Kidding)

If you dig hard enough, you'll find some nuggets of hope in the latest report on women in the legal profession. Part 1 of our two part report on NAWL's findings. Continue Reading

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February
24

Law Students/Law Schools

Columbia Is Big Law's Favorite Law School

Define "Go-To." The National Law Journal comes out with its top 50 law schools. Continue Reading

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February
20

Advice, Money/Power

So How Much Portable Business Do You Need?

Jeffrey Lowe, the managing partner of Major Lindsey & Africa’s Washington, D.C. office, gives us a preview of the latest lateral partner survey. Continue Reading

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February
18

Law Students/Law Schools, Web Briefs

18 Law Schools See Enrollment Drop by 30% or More

Law school news: If you can't get into law schools now, you never will. Ohio is the new bargain basement. What prospective law students want (but who cares?). Continue Reading

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February
17

Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women

We Are All Barbie

Barbie is the ultimate career gal—she's been a prom queen, astronaut, and lawyer—and much, much more. How sexist to pick on her for the way she looks! Continue Reading

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February
12

Valentine's Day Special

A roundup of recent news. Continue Reading

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February
11

Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track

Bloggers Were Put on Earth for a Reason

David Lat sits down with the Careerist to discuss the meaning of blogs. Continue Reading

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February
9

Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track

Spanking the Lawyer

Personal injury lawyer Jamie Casino's Superbowl ad gets the thumb down from the State Bar. Continue Reading

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About The Careerist

The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views. The goal is to provide a fresh, provocative take on the state of lawyering.

About Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com

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