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Bitter Factoids 16

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Einstein once said, “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.” We left the facts as they are.  The theory is up to you.  6 Number of law firms that made Fortune magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work for in 2010.” 12 Ranking of the highest-placing law firm on the Fortune list, Bingham McCutchen, which …

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Bitter News, 1-21-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as random as Scott Baio death threats over a Michelle Obama joke: • Fortune magazine’s list of the best 100 companies to work for in 2010 includes six law firms.  Holla!  Bingham McCutchen ranked the highest at #12 (up from #30 in 2009).  Amazing at what offering benefits for transgender employees can do for PR.  …

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Bitter News, 1-20-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are hardly worse than death by Avatar: • AskMen.com has given us a lot of top-10 things to be concerned with this week.  First, the men’s site clued Cosmo readers into the fact that men desire the “wildly beautiful” Emmanuelle Chriqui (and these nine other women) most.  Then, they warmed out hearts by actually …

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Bitter News, 1-19-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as exciting as Tiger Woods’ Mississippi sex rehab adventure: • Just like when your new favorite lesser-known band goes mainstream and does a tween movie soundtrack (ahem, what up, Bon Iver?), the dismal state of BigLaw has officially left the brooding world of legal blogs and gone mass market: An exposé in the New York …

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Bitter News, 1-14-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that can’t wait to see Heidi Montag’s album beat Thriller: • After a “pretty unsatisfying” interview with former Justice Department official and tenured Berkeley law professor John Yoo on The Daily Show Monday that didn’t go in host John Stewart’s favor, Stewart opened his show Tuesday by admitting that he screwed up with Yoo.  (Video …

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Bitter News, 1-13-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are making a comeback like Pee-Wee Herman: • We’ve long been fans of Esquire magazine’s The Rules: A Man’s Guide to Life here at Bitter Lawyer.  (Rule No. 1,033 If your lawyer’s e-mail address ends in hotmail.com, gmail.com, or yahoo.com, find a new lawyer.) So it makes us feel like idiots that we didn’t …

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