384 posts categorized "Women"

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 (0)

RBG: A Feminist Even My Mother-in-Law Likes

I met RBG long before she became an icon, and, if truth be told, she barely registered on my radar. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:45 PM on September 22, 2020 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Amy Cooper Is a Feminist and Victim? Who Knew?

Readers say the most interesting things. And some are coming to the defense of "Karen." Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:20 PM on July 21, 2020 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Now Men Are Drowning Out Women on Zoom

Catalyst's latest survey says people are optimistic that COVID-19 will make the workplace more equal. But read between the lines. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:46 PM on July 8, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Women | Comments (0)

"My Daughter Should NOT Have To Deal With The Same Crap": Diverse Female Lawyers Speak Out

Why do female lawyers of color stay on at Big Law? New report sheds light. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:04 PM on July 6, 2020 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Am Law 100 Firms That Are Failing Women

Let's not be bashful. Let's name names. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:30 PM on June 29, 2020 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

What? Corona Is a Gender Leveler?

COVID-19 is throwing a monkey wrench at all those favorite male activities. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:16 PM on June 8, 2020 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Who's Afraid of Amy Cooper? White Female Lawyers

“Just because I am a white woman does not mean I am a crazy lunatic.” Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:42 PM on June 4, 2020 in Diversity, Women | Comments (3)

Husbands Aren't Totally Useless During Pandemic, Say Female Lawyers

Shock. Shock. Husbands are doing their fair share. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:11 AM on April 14, 2020 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

At Least You Can Quit Shaving Your Legs

There’s a silver lining to this coronavirus ordeal. Really. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:21 PM on March 19, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, 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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