24 posts categorized "Partner chats"

Louis Begley on Law, Sex and Anti-Semitism

My chat with the distinguished writer (and lawyer). Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 1:43 PM on November 28, 2016 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

David Boies Says He's Not Freaked Out By Trump Presidency. Really.

Boies says he's hopeful about the reign of Trump. Kinda. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:46 AM on November 16, 2016 in Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (1)

Top Litigator Ted Boutrous Tweets He'll Represent Trump's Accusers for Free

At least 60 lawyers, including Harvard's Larry Tribe, are ready to defend Trump's accusers. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:03 PM on October 24, 2016 in Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (0)

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)

John Quinn Feels Your Pain

The famous litigator shows a more tender side. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 4:09 AM on June 9, 2016 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Partner chats | Comments (1)

Why Cooley Is Cooler

Cooley chairman Stephen Neal talks about the business and culture of his firm, and what makes Cooley so different from the other brand name firms in Silicon Valley. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:28 PM on January 13, 2014 in Partner chats | Comments (0)

8 Essential Tips for Drumming Up Business

Part two of our talk with Shelia Birnbaum and Nina Gussack. This time, the Queen of Torts and the $65 Million Woman get specific about what women should do to get business. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:34 PM on October 24, 2013 in Advice, Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (2)

Can Rainmakers Have Work/Life Balance?

Legal heavyweights Sheila Birnbaum and Nina Gussack talk about doing it all. And not doing it at all. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:23 PM on October 22, 2013 in Advice, Home/Work, Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (6)

Nina Gussack, the $65 Million Woman

She's female, a partner in Big Law, and she's got business. Tons of it. What's her secret? (This is the first of our rainmaker chats.) Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:33 PM on June 11, 2013 in Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (5)

What Wilmer Can Teach the Red Sox

Hiring partner Michael Summersgill talks about how to get a job at Wilmer. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:24 PM on October 5, 2011 in Advice, Partner chats | Comments (0)

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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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