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Bitter News, 7-17-09

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[Ed. Note: Thanks for bearing with us during our tech glitch yesterday.] Now for headlines from the Bitter Newsroom easily worth $23,148,855,308,184,500.00: • A Seattle lawyer by the name of Neil Armstrong Dial earned his name by being born at the very minute the Apollo 11 spacecraft touched down on the moon’s surface at 1:17 p.m. on July 20, 1969.  …

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Bitter News, 7-15-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that accept the Prez’s lousy first pitch cuz Bill Simmons said: • From Hogwarts to law school?  Quite comely (and now of-age) Emma Watson, female star of the box office-shattering Harry Potter movie franchise and model who’s changing your mind about Burberry being for old people, has been deemed by the films’ producer as smart …

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David Feige: Raising the Bar

Bitter Success Interviews, Lawyer 22 Comments

[Ed. Note: There’s no shortage of lawyers writing scripts in Hollywood. (We’ve previously interviewed several of them here, here and here.) But few are former public defenders who are telling the story of the underdog—the overworked, underpaid criminal defense attorney who takes on clients too poor to hire a “real lawyer.” That’s the job of David Feige, creator of TNT’s …

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Bitter News, 7-14-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that got legs—hot legs—the hottest legs of all time: • Today we celebrate France for Bastille Day, but we also celebrate the great debt of Italy for more lawsuit drama at Dolce & Gabbana.  (I KNOW!  Getting busted is so in vogue.) Ali Wise, the company’s American publicist, was arrested last week and is facing …

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Bitter News, 7-13-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as rich as the 45-million-dollar Seacrest man: • Thank God for sports.  How in the hell else would anyone ever be able to describe the function of judicial government?  With Judge Sotomayor’s SCOTUS confirmation hearings underway, the bullpen is full of Senators and television pundits warming up and pitching around their athletic-analogy fastballs.  Balls, strikes, …

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I’ve Been Shagging a Summer

Ex-Bitter Columns, Lawyer 18 Comments

QLike an idiot, I’ve been sleeping with this cute Summer Associate.  I’m a female associate at large New York firm, and the problem that has me freaked out is that he’s not doing very well.  So what if he doesn’t get an offer?  I’ve heard rumors about past Summer Associates blaming their poor performances on hookups with associates and the …

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