125 posts categorized "Money/Power"

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)

Why Do the "Best" Women Leave Law Firms? Because They Can.

It's not feminist but it's what they do. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:36 AM on September 23, 2016 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (4)

Lawyer Fires Back at Chadbourne Women

Was it an ethical violation to contact those Chadbourne partners? Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 7:35 AM on September 21, 2016 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Should Big Law Fear David Sanford

Meet the guy who wants to take Chadbourne Park to the cleaners. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:21 AM on September 16, 2016 in Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (0)

Phyllis Schlafly Was a Feminist. Really.

The woman who defeated the ERA never let anyone get in her way. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 4:06 AM on September 8, 2016 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Is Roger Ailes Lurking at Your Firm?

Lawyers are much more subtle and clever about harassment. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 8:11 AM on August 22, 2016 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | 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)

I Was Juror No. 4

What lawyer would be crazy enough to pick me as a juror? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:01 AM on August 11, 2016 in Diversity, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Why Senior Female Lawyers Are Dropping Out

It's not just the mid-level women who are leaving firms. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:22 AM on August 9, 2016 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Want to Do Socially Conservative Pro Bono? Good Luck.

Should firms take on unpopular pro bono causes? Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 5:00 AM on August 2, 2016 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (3)

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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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