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Bitter News, 4-30-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: • The sun may be shining, but you won’t know it.  On Monday, the Bitter Poll question was “Given the recession, are you more or less likely to take a vacation this summer?” And close to half thought it was a good idea.  But maybe not so much.  “Now is simply not the time …

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Bitter News, 4-29-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, are sure of a bet as I Want Revenge to win, place, and show: • There is a season—turn, turn, turn—and this is list season.  Like the U.S. News and World Report rankings but for law firms, the Am Law 100 for 2009 is all the fresh ink on law firms’ state of play.  …

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Bitter News, 4-28-09

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Quick, all-new headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, despite your “can’t duct it fuck it” attitude: • It seems like Mexico City might be a CLO’s paradise these days.  Since most in-housers have requested less in-person interaction with firm types, there’s nothing like hanging out in an outbreak epicenter when a media-fueled flu pandemic begins its prairie fire across the globe …

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Bitter News, 4-27-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, with mad RIP love for Bea Arthur and Portfolio: Washington D(epressed).C.(ity)’s legal market is getting crushed. The lawyer capital of the nation with nearly 14 times more lawyers per capita than New York City (and a record-low 35,000 Washingtonians earning a legal-related living) has seen nearly 2% of its associate ranks decimated this year.  …

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Secretary’s Day Bag Winner!

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Congratulations to one of the worthiest, bitterest support staff members in law. And thank you to everyone who entered Bitter Lawyer’s Administrative Professionals’ Luxury Bag Giveaway.  We couldn’t have been more impressed with the range of responses based on asking one, simple question: What makes you the most merciless, impossible a-hole of an attorney to work for? While many of …

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Bitter News, 4-24-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom with eight bedrooms and five baths, just like 12547 Lake Ave.: [Ed. Note: Don’t forget you have until Sunday night (4/26) to enter our Administrative Professionals’ Luxury Bag Giveaway, so don’t be afraid to take a few minutes to be a hero.  Enter here.] Law school graduation is approaching, commencement speakers are being announced …

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