September
16

Money/Power, Partner chats, Women

Should Big Law Fear David Sanford

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

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September
13

Chadbourne's Female Partners: Don't Call Us Victims

Are female partners at Chadbourne ganging up on the woman suing the firm? Continue Reading

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September
12

Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs

Ladies, Are You Better Off in Fargo?

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

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September
8

Home/Work, Money/Power, Women

Phyllis Schlafly Was a Feminist. Really.

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

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September
5

Law Students/Law Schools, Management/Mismanagement

Speed Dating Hits Law Firm

It works for dating, so why not use it in hiring? Continue Reading

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August
29

Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement

Millennials Work Like Mad and Make Awesome Associates

Millennials are addicted to work and approval. So guess what they're good at? Continue Reading

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August
22

Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women

Is Roger Ailes Lurking at Your Firm?

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

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August
20

Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women

The Donald and Wachtell, Lipton + More Weird Stuff

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

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August
17

Advice, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers

Tips on Getting Out of Jury Duty

It's easy: Lie. And guess who's really good at this? Continue Reading

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August
11

Diversity, Money/Power

I Was Juror No. 4

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

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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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