33 posts categorized "Partner chats"

Meet the Lawyers Out to Get Harvard

My interview with the two Barlitt Beck partners who are suing Harvard. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:28 PM on December 10, 2018 in Diversity, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

Cappuccino, Bill Lee and the Harvard Admissions Case

My interview with Harvard's lead trial lawyer on the controversial case.. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:23 PM on December 5, 2018 in Diversity, Money/Power, Partner chats | 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)

Is She the Highest Paid Female Partner in Big Law? Quite Possibly.

Who says only boys make the big bucks in Big Law? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:35 AM on May 30, 2018 in Advice, Home/Work, Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (1)

Ex-Chadbourne Partner Kerrie Campbell Is Ready to Speak

What would you expect from the woman who called her firm, "an all-male dictatorship"? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:13 PM on April 23, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (0)

It's Lonely at the Top for BigLaw's Few Black Leaders

Positive stories about the state of black lawyers are rare. But this is one of them. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:35 AM on November 13, 2017 in Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

Yes, You Should Think About Your Post-Law Career

What lawyer doesn't long for another act? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:02 AM on October 28, 2017 in Advice, Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

Psst: Irell & Manella's New Leader Is Black!

Yes, it's a big deal that he's African American. My chat with Ellisen Turner. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:08 AM on October 11, 2017 in Advice, Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

So You Want to be a Divorce Lawyer? Dishing with Eleanor Alter

Celebrity divorce lawyer Eleanor Alter and her partners talk about representing the rich and famous. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:29 PM on April 3, 2017 in Advice, Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Partner chats, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (2)

Louis Begley on Law, Sex and Anti-Semitism

My chat with the distinguished writer (and lawyer). Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 4:43 PM on November 28, 2016 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Partner chats | Comments (0)

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The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views. The goal is to provide a fresh, provocative take on the state of lawyering.

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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