211 posts categorized "Money/Power"

British Angst + Kellyanne's Wisdom

My latest quick look at the news. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 10:55 AM on February 7, 2018 in Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Single, Pregnant and 40-Ish: You Got a Problem With That?

Egg freezing is a big trend among women in Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:57 PM on February 5, 2018 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

The Very Talented Don McGahn

The office of the presidency might go to hell, but the White House Counsel is going to come out of the quagmire smelling like a rose. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:54 AM on January 31, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Yes, Male Clients Prefer Male Partners

Male clients are less likely to choose female lead partners, finds new research. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:04 AM on January 27, 2018 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Go to B-School Instead!

Some compelling reasons not to go to law school. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:12 PM on January 25, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball

The Careerist makes her predictions for the new year. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:41 PM on January 9, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Diversity, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

News & Gossip: Associates' Outrage, Royal Finances and Cooley's Coolness

Another edition of news and gossip you might have missed. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:37 AM on January 5, 2018 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

What! You Didn't Make the Latest Best Lawyer List!?!

Some news for your amusement on a wintry day. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:04 PM on January 2, 2018 in Diversity, Money/Power, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

The Silence of Judge Kozinski's Former Clerks in Big Law

A lot of women have accused Judge Alex Kozinski of inappropriate behavior—except those who work in Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:32 PM on December 27, 2017 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Reasons Why Women in BigLaw Should Be Thankful + Other News

More biased views of what's in the news. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:44 AM on December 20, 2017 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

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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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