323 posts categorized "Women"

Why Are Women Such Bad Negotiators? Hint: It's About Lying.

Yes, men and women negotiate differently. And guess who's winning? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:03 PM on October 17, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Trying to Get Pregnant? Management Would Like to Know.

I am so grateful for white, middle-aged male partners. If it weren't for them, I honestly don't know what I'd write about! Take Stephen Sozio, the co-leader of Jones Day’s health care practice who also chairs the firm’s litigation department in Cleveland. At a recent office meeting, he apparently "encouraged"... Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:18 AM on October 9, 2018 in Diversity, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Rachel Mitchell: Mean Girl or Victim?

There's something distinctly female about the way Rachel Mitchell tried to diminish Christine Blasey Ford. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:00 AM on October 5, 2018 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (2)

Brett Kavanaugh Is Scary

Seeing is believing, and what I saw was disturbing. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:26 PM on September 29, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (4)

Stand By Your Man?

I don't envy the female lawyers who've come out in support of Kavanaugh. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:27 PM on September 26, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Yup, It's Great to be a White, Male Lawyer!

Who says the good old days are over? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:19 PM on September 10, 2018 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Sued for Gender Bias, Yet Named to "Best Law Firms for Women" List

Talk about awkward timing. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:27 AM on August 20, 2018 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

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)

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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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