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

Amnesty for All You Joe Bidens Out There!

Why are we bothering to make Biden into some kind of icon of odious male behavior? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:13 PM on April 12, 2019 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Succubus, Amal, Weinstein's Skirts and My Man McGahn

All the news and gossip you don't need. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:58 PM on April 4, 2019 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Willkie's Gordon Caplan Is Obscure No More!

It's hard for lawyers to get recognition, but this Big Law partner did it overnight. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:04 AM on March 14, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

Trump's SAT Score, Big Law and White Privilege

Trump's coverup about his SAT scores and grades really bothers me. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:51 PM on March 7, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

Are You as Mean as Amy Klobuchar?

Truth is, her behavior would barely be noticed in Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:49 AM on February 13, 2019 in Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

Shock! Shock! A Lawyer Who Inflates Billables!

Every firm has a few lawyers who are exuberant billers. Why the shock? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:13 PM on January 27, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball 2019

My annual rite: What's in store for the profession this year. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:06 PM on January 16, 2019 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Already a #MeToo Backlash?

Mike Pence is alive and well in Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:26 AM on November 15, 2018 in Diversity, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

Rachel Mitchell: Mean Girl or Victim?

There's something distinctly female about the way Rachel Mitchell tried to diminish Christine Blasey Ford. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:00 AM on October 5, 2018 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (2)

Brett Kavanaugh Is Scary

Seeing is believing, and what I saw was disturbing. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:26 PM on September 29, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (4)

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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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