242 posts categorized "Money/Power"

Women Don't Always Support Other Women

Women get credit for the blue wave during the midterm elections. But they also should get credit for continuing to enable Trump be Trump. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:37 PM on November 8, 2018 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Rope & Gray Leader Is Running for NY Attorney General. Who Knew?

My interview with Keith Wofford. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:15 PM on October 24, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

Ted Olson, Gibson Dunn and Saudi Arabia

it was awkward timing. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:29 PM on October 19, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

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)

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)

Brett Was a Very Bad Teenager

Where is the line between groping and attempted rape? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:03 PM on September 19, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (4)

The Latest Weird News

All the fun, useless news you might have missed. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:34 PM on September 16, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | 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)

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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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