299 posts categorized "Women"

Can Stay-at-Home Moms Ever Get Back on the Career Track?

You are better off getting fired than leaving your job by choice—if that choice was quitting for the sake of the children, says study.  Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:30 AM on April 16, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Law Schools: Where the Girls Are

Women represent more than 50 percent of law students, but are they going to decent law schools? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:12 PM on April 13, 2018 in Law Students/Law Schools, Women | Comments (2)

News & Gossip: Trump Legal Royalty, Fallen Mean Girl + More

Yes, it's that time again: News and gossip. Future Trump lawyers: The fabulous, glamorous trio. We know Donald Trump is having a hard time hiring lawyers to represent him. But despair no more! Help is on the way. It turns out there are some very well-credentialed young legal talents waiting... Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:35 PM on April 3, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Men (Not Women) Get Credit for Speaking Up

You can lean-in until you topple over, but you still won't get credit.  Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:56 AM on March 21, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Ladies, Get Out Your Whip

You've hired a career coach, a business development tutor and a dress-for-success consultant, but I bet you forgot this: The dominatrix. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:25 PM on March 18, 2018 in Advice, Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Unrequited Love, Sizzling Texas + More News and Gossip!

Did John Quinn react like a jealous lover? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:05 PM on March 15, 2018 in Money/Power, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (1)

Maybe Women Just Don't Want It

What we don't talk about when we talk about the low rate of female partners: Some don't want the brass ring. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:52 PM on March 5, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

The Lawyer as Pimp

Michael Cohen didn't procure women for Trump's liaisons but he was the facilitator-extraordinaire. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:56 PM on February 20, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

Baker McKenzie Partner Is Accused of Sexual Assault, But Where's the #MeToo?

So we are protecting the identity of the alleged sexual assaulter to protect the victim? Huh? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:53 AM on February 13, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

Lesson from Hillary: Female Bosses Don't Always Side with Women

Think female bosses will step up to sexual harassers? You might be setting yourself up for disappointment. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:15 AM on February 9, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

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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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