345 posts categorized "Women"

Law Firms Don't Get Women, Says Study

Firms don't understand what women need to succeed. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:49 PM on May 13, 2019 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Is Amal Too Beautiful To Be a Serious Lawyer?

Amal's work is serious and worthy, so why am I now talking about her looks? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:23 AM on May 8, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

This Is Not an Angry Women Event

Let's take a break from all the unhappy stuff. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:22 AM on May 7, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

Are the Brits More Advance on Gender?

What? The U.K. is more progressive? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:22 PM on May 6, 2019 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, 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)

Jones Day Boasts Mom Partners, But How Many Are Equity?

The firm responds to a big gender discrimination law suit, but what pops out is what it isn't saying. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 6:53 AM on April 15, 2019 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

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)

Funny Girl

Can women use humor in the workplace? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:40 AM on April 6, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (2)

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)

Is There Practice Area Segregation?

Women and black lawyers seem over-represented in certain area. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:08 AM on February 22, 2019 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

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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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