279 posts categorized "Money/Power"

#MeToo Backlash Is Not Going Away

Mike Pence proves, once again, he's the wise one. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:53 AM on September 13, 2019 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Davis Polk, Victoria Secrets and Jeffrey Epstein

Why should we assume that a prestigious firm is beyond reproach? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:12 PM on September 12, 2019 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Jones Day Smears Its Prized Hires—Is That Smart?

Oh, what to do with a highly paid associate who goes off the reservation? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:27 PM on September 4, 2019 in Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Meet the Ex-Supreme Court Clerks Suing Jones Day

They could have gone to any firm in the land, but they picked Jones Day. And now, they're in a bitter lawsuit. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:21 AM on August 22, 2019 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Why Is David Boies Bothering to Sue Alan Dershowitz?

I thought my Dershowitz tour of duty was over. Alas, I was mistaken. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:15 PM on July 31, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

David Boies Is Not Done with Jeffrey Epstein

First, let's talk about that elephant in the room. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:49 AM on July 29, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Take a Long Parental Leave and Make Partner? Seriously?

Who will take advantage of those wild perks? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:48 PM on July 22, 2019 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Are You an Ivanka or a Megan?

Ivanka is the perfect corporate role model. Embrace it. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:00 AM on July 15, 2019 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Defending the Devil: That DOJ Lawyer Who Denied Kids Soap

My defense of the latest most-hated lawyer in America. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:13 AM on June 27, 2019 in Money/Power | Comments (0)

Kavanaugh Hires Tiger Cub, and Out Come the Knives!

The clerkship was no surprise, so why the outrage? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:05 AM on June 17, 2019 in Money/Power | Comments (0)

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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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