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

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)

Stand By Your Man?

I don't envy the female lawyers who've come out in support of Kavanaugh. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:27 PM on September 26, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Brett Was a Very Bad Teenager

Where is the line between groping and attempted rape? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:03 PM on September 19, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (4)

The Latest Weird News

All the fun, useless news you might have missed. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:34 PM on September 16, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Women and Men Don't Agree on Harassment (Or Anything Else)

What a new survey tells us about how men and women view the world. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:04 PM on August 17, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

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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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