302 posts categorized "Women"

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)

Single, Pregnant and 40-Ish: You Got a Problem With That?

Egg freezing is a big trend among women in Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:57 PM on February 5, 2018 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Yes, Male Clients Prefer Male Partners

Male clients are less likely to choose female lead partners, finds new research. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:04 AM on January 27, 2018 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Go to B-School Instead!

Some compelling reasons not to go to law school. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:12 PM on January 25, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Trumpers' Go-To Guy and the Truth About Roy Moore's "Jewish" Lawyer

My pick of piquant news. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:09 PM on January 12, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball

The Careerist makes her predictions for the new year. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:41 PM on January 9, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Diversity, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

What! You Didn't Make the Latest Best Lawyer List!?!

Some news for your amusement on a wintry day. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:04 PM on January 2, 2018 in Diversity, Money/Power, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

The Silence of Judge Kozinski's Former Clerks in Big Law

A lot of women have accused Judge Alex Kozinski of inappropriate behavior—except those who work in Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:32 PM on December 27, 2017 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

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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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