372 posts categorized "Women"

Dentons Is Investigating Partners Accused of Polygamy and Terrorist Ties

How do you monitor a firm with 10,000 lawyers scattered around the world? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:11 PM on February 10, 2020 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Keep It Simple: Blame It on Men

It's retro to point the finger at men. But that's what the studies keep showing. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:23 PM on January 14, 2020 in Women | Comments (0)

How I Infuriate My Dear Readers

A lot of readers were angry with me. I'm fine with that. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:13 PM on January 8, 2020 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball: Predictions for 2020

Oh, how I wish I couldĀ report goodness, light and joy for 2020! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:40 PM on January 2, 2020 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

When Smart Men Say Stupid Things

Why did Obama go there? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:19 PM on December 23, 2019 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Do We Need Another "Top" Law Firms for Women List?

Oh, goody, another useless guide. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:13 PM on December 16, 2019 in Women | Comments (1)

Drunk Partners, Pat Cipollone and Vanna White

It's time for light, fluffy news! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:20 PM on December 11, 2019 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Paul Weiss's New Partners Aren't All White Men!

After suffering an embarrassment last year over its lack of diverse new partners, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has promoted three women and four men, including one LGBT lawyer, to partner. All residents of the New York office, they are Jonathan Ashtor, Rachael Coffey, Alexia Korberg, Caith Kushner, Kyle... Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:44 AM on December 10, 2019 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

David Boies Lets Loose About That New York Times Article

Boies tells me what he really thinks about the latest assault on his reputation. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:36 PM on December 8, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Defining Diversity Is Like Picking Lipstick

Diversity is a matter of fashion. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:03 PM on November 8, 2019 in Diversity, Women | Comments (0)

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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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