333 posts categorized "Money/Power"

Let's Not Talk About the Elections

Let's gossip instead about Jeff, Ivanka and Jared. And Rudy too. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:58 PM on October 29, 2020 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Kamala Smiled. Mike Smarmed.

At least I didn't have to drink a whole bottle of wine to get through it. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 9:51 AM on October 9, 2020 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Big Law Partners Are Richer Than Ever. But Happier?

Yeah, money can buy you some happiness. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:19 PM on October 5, 2020 in Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Is Amy Coney Barrett a Feminist or Handmaid?

It's been a rough time for old fashioned feminists. And now conservative women are taking the feminist stage. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:05 PM on October 2, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

I'd Rather Have a Straight, White Dude on the Supreme Court

How brilliantly diabolical to deploy a woman to kill women's rights. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:57 PM on September 24, 2020 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

RBG: A Feminist Even My Mother-in-Law Likes

I met RBG long before she became an icon, and, if truth be told, she barely registered on my radar. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:45 PM on September 22, 2020 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Maybe Associates Aren't That Sharp

Almost 60% of midlevel associates think they're on partnership track. Really? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:19 AM on September 12, 2020 in Money/Power | Comments (0)

Crazy Rich Firms That Didn't Make the A-List—And Probably Don't Care

Should we expect more from the richest, mightest firms in the land? Maybe not. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:41 PM on September 10, 2020 in Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Stop Picking on Mr. Kamala Harris!

Stop with the guilt by association! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:33 PM on September 2, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (2)

Claudia Conway Seeks Pro Bono Help + Other News/Gossip

What's cooking with George and Kellyanne's daughter, Kayne's lawyer and master of your domain. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:34 PM on August 10, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Money/Power | 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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