221 posts categorized "Women"

News/Gossip: Slaughter and May's Lady Problem; DLA's Naughty Partner; Bernie's KoolAid

Time for another fun session of news and gossip. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 3:53 PM on April 27, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (1)

What a Man! He's Taking Paternity Leave!

Why it matters that the men in your office take their (full) paternity leaves. Discussion of The Economist's glass ceiling report. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:37 AM on April 20, 2016 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

Bad News for Women with Republican Bosses

Study finds correlation between women lawyers' success and bosses' ideology. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 7:24 AM on April 8, 2016 in Diversity, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Female Leaders Are (1) Awesome; (2) Scary; (3) Irrelevant

Are female leaders all that they're cracked up to be? Maybe. Maybe not. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:20 PM on April 5, 2016 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Women | Comments (0)

Teamwork Sucks for Women

Harvard economist finds that collaboration with men hurt women's careers. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 4:00 AM on March 25, 2016 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Millennials Will Change Big Law. Hah!

Millennials were bred to please. So Dear Big Law partners: Don't Worry! Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 5:00 AM on March 20, 2016 in Home/Work, Law Students/Law Schools, Women | Comments (0)

Minority Female Lawyers Are Making Gains (But Not the Men)

The latest diversity survey by MCCA and Vault. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 6:31 AM on March 17, 2016 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Why Lesbians Make More Money

Career benefits behind the lesbian stereotype. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 2:55 PM on March 15, 2016 in Diversity, Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

An Uncomfortable Client

Why would a firm like Mayer Brown take on this kind of client with this kind of cause? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:01 PM on March 2, 2014 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

What Firms Won't Talk About—the Gender Gap in Pay

More firms are refusing to participate in NAWL's survey on women—and many won't answer questions about their partners' compensation. Part 2 of our two part series on NAWL's survey. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:18 PM on February 26, 2014 in 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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