128 posts categorized "Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers"

Will Big Law Take Cruz or Hawley?

For such brilliant specimen of the legal profession, Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley are screwing up their careers. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 11:08 PM on January 10, 2021 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (0)

The Worst Lawyers of the Year Awards

This is the list you don't want to be on. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:40 AM on December 27, 2020 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

Just a Little Hypocritical?

Voter suppression and pledges of diversity do not mix. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:55 AM on November 13, 2020 in Diversity, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (0)

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)

Amy Cooper Is a Feminist and Victim? Who Knew?

Readers say the most interesting things. And some are coming to the defense of "Karen." Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:20 PM on July 21, 2020 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Dentons Is Investigating Partners Accused of Polygamy and Terrorist Ties

How do you monitor a firm with 10,000 lawyers scattered around the world? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:11 PM on February 10, 2020 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Drinking Chaperones for Law Firms?

Let's hope this British idea doesn't come our way. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:04 PM on January 21, 2020 in Home/Work, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (2)

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)

Drunk Partners, Pat Cipollone and Vanna White

It's time for light, fluffy news! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:20 PM on December 11, 2019 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

David Boies Lets Loose About That New York Times Article

Boies tells me what he really thinks about the latest assault on his reputation. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:36 PM on December 8, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, 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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