270 posts categorized "Women"

Are Trump's Endorsements Helping Morgan Lewis?

News and gossip edition. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:54 PM on May 19, 2017 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

To the Single Ladies

Study by three economic professors find that women downplay their ambitions to make themselves more attractive to men. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:25 AM on May 15, 2017 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Big Firm Dumps Annual Reviews, and Associates Cheer (Especially Women)

Few firms have the courage to trash this useless rite. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:03 AM on May 12, 2017 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

We Are the Ladies Who Lunch. Got a Problem with That?

When men golf, it's business development. When women lunch, it's a silly girl-thing. What's with that? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:43 PM on May 10, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

Hello Pink Ghetto

Why are there so many women in low-paying, pedestrian practices? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:52 AM on May 1, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Would Law Firms Boot Bill O'Reilly?

Would law firms be just as slow to dump an abusive rainmaker? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:11 AM on April 28, 2017 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Firms Announce Flex Time Policies. How Exciting.

Making a fuss about flextime? How 2010. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:58 AM on April 18, 2017 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Women | Comments (0)

Yep, Women Are Lousy at Rejection

Women don't take rejection well. But not because of the reason you assume. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 8:03 AM on April 11, 2017 in Advice, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Kellyanne: Victim of Sexism?

Trump's leading female advisor gets contempt that's uniquely sexist (and sexualized). From the left and the right. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:38 AM on March 6, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (5)

Loss, Hope and What She Wore

Meet Karen Dunn, the Boies Schiller partner who coached Hillary Clinton for the presidential debates, and the woman who was almost White House counsel. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:53 PM on March 1, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

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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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