46 posts categorized "Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers"

Don't Look for Absolution in the Legal Profession

News about fabulist Stephen Glass, the English Maiden, and Dilworth's new chairman. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 6:04 AM on February 2, 2014 in Diversity, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (3)

Hire a Bingham Partner for Only $220 an Hour!

News roundup: Big firms that offer surprisingly low partner rates; the fast track in Iowa; Alabama's moral clause; and Al Goldstein's legacy to Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 8:06 AM on January 15, 2014 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Oh, No—Naughty Santa Is in Town!

Nine tips on how to throw a very safe (and dull) office party this holiday season. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 12:45 PM on December 12, 2013 in Advice, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

Magic Circle Partners' Rate Hits $1,375 an Hour + More News

News and gossip edition: Top British partners bill high, but don't make nearly as much as the Yanks. Plus, this week in hypocrisy. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:30 PM on December 3, 2013 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (2)

Hugh Hefner (We Mean, the Dean) Is Taking a Leave

Gossip and news for the week: latest chapter on Case Western law dean's troubles; Billy Graham Rule's effect on women; Goldman Sach's cafeteria; low scorers and humility; and complaining about your job. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:53 PM on November 7, 2013 in Law Students/Law Schools, Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (2)

Clifford Chance Tells Female Lawyers to Zip It Up

News roundup: Female associates at Clifford Chance are insulted; Case Western's dean gets slapped with lawsuit; and how repression sparks creativity among Protestants. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:19 PM on October 27, 2013 in Law Students/Law Schools, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

The Talented Mr. O'Riordan

Why condemn ex-Paul Hastings partner D. Thomas O'Riordan for faking his credentials? He was just giving employers what they wanted. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:43 PM on October 8, 2013 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (4)

Lying, Ranting, and Groping

Those naughty, brazen European lawyers. A quick look at lawyers who got in trouble with their firms. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:36 AM on October 6, 2013 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

Think You'll Stand Up to Sexual Harassment? Think Again.

Women overwhelmingly believe that they will confront and report sexual harassment. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:00 PM on October 1, 2013 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (7)

Sex News—Affair with the Client, Leading Sperm Donors, Progeny Watch + More

This week in sex: How to conduct an affair with a client; the most sought-after sperm; kindergarten gene pool; and American Exceptionalism. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:39 PM on September 26, 2013 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (2)

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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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