316 posts categorized "Women"

Women and Men Don't Agree on Harassment (Or Anything Else)

What a new survey tells us about how men and women view the world. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:04 PM on August 17, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

News and Gossip in the Trumpian World

Summer news! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:47 PM on August 16, 2018 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Is that Lateral Partner a Sexual Harasser?

The Mad Men era is still here. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:08 AM on August 13, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

About Those Firms that "Nurture" Women

Women will thrive in firms that are "nurturing," says a senior partner. Really? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:40 PM on August 2, 2018 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

In Defense of the White Male

We all know that lawyer-moms face condescension and bias in the legal profession, but must we throw hapless men under the bus to show women our support? I’m talking about what happened to Paul Reid, a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s Miami office, who objected to a request by... Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:44 PM on July 30, 2018 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Brett Kavanaugh: The Ladies' Man

Women of all stripes are rushing to the Supreme Court's nominee's defense. Is he that great for women? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:49 AM on July 19, 2018 in Diversity, Law Students/Law Schools, Women | Comments (1)

Motherhood Is the Culprit. Really?

Men and women really don't see eye to eye. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:47 PM on July 10, 2018 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

This Firm Has Gender and Diversity Issues—But It Isn't Hiding Them

Dickinson Wright isn't afraid of disclosing its problems with women and minorities. Why is that? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:07 PM on July 6, 2018 in Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Can Jones Day Keep It All Locked Up?

Jones Day is trying very (too) hard to keep all documents under wraps in this juicy sex discrimination case. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:58 PM on July 5, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Jones Day Is Secretive About Why It's Secretive

What is Jones Day afraid of? Revealing its secret sauce? Revolt within the ranks? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:34 PM on July 2, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, 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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