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

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)

Sexual Harassment and the Wisdom of Mike Pence

You put men and women together without their spousal chaperones, add a dash of alcohol, and voila! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:25 PM on May 30, 2019 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

The Latest Report on Bullying and Harassment

In the largest-ever global survey of lawyers on on bullying and harassment, there's little good news for women. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:27 PM on May 29, 2019 in Diversity, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Joe Biden Is Indeed Everyman—and That's the Problem

This is why I'm still not convinced that Biden gets it. But maybe it doesn't matter anyway. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:54 PM on April 29, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

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)

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