141 posts categorized "Web Briefs"

7 Firms Make "Best Places to Work" List

News and gossip about DLA, Fordham Law School and that "nice-to-work-at" list. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:19 AM on October 12, 2016 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

My Surreal Day with Obama, the NYPD and Snipers

Strange but true happenings. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:08 PM on September 26, 2016 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Ladies, Are You Better Off in Fargo?

News roundup about best cities for female lawyers, Melania and political correctness. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:54 AM on September 12, 2016 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

The Donald and Wachtell, Lipton + More Weird Stuff

Gossip and weird news edition: Trump, Bad Boy and Guns. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:30 AM on August 20, 2016 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Legal Jerkdom Awards

How jerks use the law. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:46 PM on August 7, 2016 in Web Briefs | Comments (0)

News/Gossip: Slaughter and May's Lady Problem; DLA's Naughty Partner; Bernie's KoolAid

Time for another fun session of news and gossip. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 3:53 PM on April 27, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (1)

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

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:24 PM on February 18, 2014 in Law Students/Law Schools, Web Briefs | Comments (3)

Don't Look for Absolution in the Legal Profession

News about fabulist Stephen Glass, the English Maiden, and Dilworth's new chairman. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 6:04 AM on February 2, 2014 in Diversity, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (3)

Groupons for Law Schools?

The latest on what's happening at law schools and beyond. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:02 PM on January 22, 2014 in Law Students/Law Schools, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Hire a Bingham Partner for Only $220 an Hour!

News roundup: Big firms that offer surprisingly low partner rates; the fast track in Iowa; Alabama's moral clause; and Al Goldstein's legacy to Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 8:06 AM on January 15, 2014 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

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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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