September
28

Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Women

Ready for the Backlash Against New Mommies?

Can some of those super generous leave policies for new moms be too generous? Continue Reading

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September
28

Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power

High as a Kite

What's with those sky-high associate satisfaction scores? Continue Reading

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September
26

Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Web Briefs

My Surreal Day with Obama, the NYPD and Snipers

Strange but true happenings. Continue Reading

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September
23

Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women

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

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

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September
21

Money/Power, Women

Lawyer Fires Back at Chadbourne Women

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

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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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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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