189 posts categorized "Money/Power"

Men, Are You Really that Confused?

Some advice for the post-Wesinterin era. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:00 AM on November 21, 2017 in Advice, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (2)

Lawyers for Public Office + More News

Lawyers for public office; law school is back in vogue; and Edie Windsor's lawyer goes after a mini-Harvey. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:18 AM on November 17, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Diversity, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

It's Lonely at the Top for BigLaw's Few Black Leaders

Positive stories about the state of black lawyers are rare. But this is one of them. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:35 AM on November 13, 2017 in Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

BakerHostetler Partners Give Trump Reckless Advice (+ Other News)

Two BigLaw partners tell Trump that he has awesome powers to wreck and destroy—and that he ought to use them. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:32 AM on November 10, 2017 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (0)

David Boies' Mea Culpa Doesn't Cut It

David Boies falls on his sword, but questions about his involvement in the Weinstein saga remains open. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:03 AM on November 9, 2017 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

Amal Clooney's #Me-Too Moment (Sort Of) + Other News

Amal, extortion, bargains and more. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 7:07 PM on November 1, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Are Black Alums of Harvard Law Doing Better?

Law school pedigree matters for everyone, but it might matter even more for blacks. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:17 AM on October 31, 2017 in Diversity, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Yes, You Should Think About Your Post-Law Career

What lawyer doesn't long for another act? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:02 PM on October 27, 2017 in Advice, Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

Ready for Your #MeToo Closeup?

Will women of Big Law come out with their stories of abuse? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:18 PM on October 22, 2017 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

"Best" Firms for Women? Really?

Why do we keep rewarding effort instead of results? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:04 PM on October 14, 2017 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

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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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