301 posts categorized "Money/Power"

I Don't Know How He Does It: Kirkland Partner at Home With 11 Kids

Stop complaining about working from home with children. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:19 PM on March 23, 2020 in Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Female Leaders Are Helping Women? Maybe.

Are female leaders agents of change? Or cogs in the wheel? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:15 AM on March 10, 2020 in Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Barry Berke Is Now Talking

He worked like a dog battling Trump in the impeachment proceedings. Now what? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:36 AM on March 6, 2020 in Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

Are Women Being Snookered By Those Fertility Perks?

Some folks think there are sinister motives behind those benefits. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:12 AM on February 18, 2020 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

How Much Business Do You Need to Make a Lateral Move?

What's the magic number for a lateral partner—$5 million or a lot less? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:21 AM on February 7, 2020 in Money/Power | Comments (0)

Here's to You, Mrs. Dershowitz! (+ More)

Now is not the time for serious news. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:41 PM on January 29, 2020 in Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

David Drummond Gets a Wrist Slap

What no exit package? Poor thing. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:22 PM on January 15, 2020 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

How I Infuriate My Dear Readers

A lot of readers were angry with me. I'm fine with that. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:13 PM on January 8, 2020 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball: Predictions for 2020

Oh, how I wish I could report goodness, light and joy for 2020! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:40 PM on January 2, 2020 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

When Smart Men Say Stupid Things

Why did Obama go there? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:19 PM on December 23, 2019 in Home/Work, Money/Power, 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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