393 posts categorized "Women"

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball: What I See for 2021

What to expect in the new year: More Kornacki, less Gucci—and other vital trends. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:35 PM on December 30, 2020 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

The Careerist Looks Back at a Weird Year

It started off innocently enough. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:41 PM on December 28, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Why Women Are All Riled Up About [Dr.] Jill Biden

Yes, The Wall Street Journal op-ed was condescending and obnoxious, but was it worth all the agita? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:23 PM on December 20, 2020 in Women | Comments (3)

The Future of Boies Schiller Is Female

Is this another example of the "glass cliff" in which women are tasked with the impossible job of turning around a failing institution? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:32 PM on December 14, 2020 in Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (0)

Women Initiatives That Are a Waste of Time

Acritas finds surpr Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 1:53 PM on December 8, 2020 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

Et Tu, Robbie Kaplan?

When your brand is fighting for women's rights, can you work for the "other" side? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:53 PM on November 18, 2020 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Amy Coney Barrett Is a Mom—Just What the Supreme Court Needs?

Being mom to seven kids is quite amazing, but is that a superskill for the high court? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:35 AM on October 14, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

Kamala Smiled. Mike Smarmed.

At least I didn't have to drink a whole bottle of wine to get through it. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 9:51 AM on October 9, 2020 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Is Amy Coney Barrett a Feminist or Handmaid?

It's been a rough time for old fashioned feminists. And now conservative women are taking the feminist stage. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:05 PM on October 2, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

I'd Rather Have a Straight, White Dude on the Supreme Court

How brilliantly diabolical to deploy a woman to kill women's rights. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:57 PM on September 24, 2020 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

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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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