I was in the middle of a merger deal, working 80 hours a week, for about two months. For weeks, I’d been telling the partner, I was best man in an upcoming wedding and I couldn’t work Saturday the 5th. He assured me that I’d be fine. “For God’s sake, what kind of monster do you…
But I can’t really blame the corporate attorneys for what they are doing.
Many big firms today take pride from employing well-rounded associates who can fit in at the opera just as easily as at the theatre. But outside of the traditional activities of a highly-paid professional, what are good hobbies for big firm associates? What should they do to burn off the extra half-hour at the end of…
When you’re young and new to the law, there are tons of ways to foresee yourself being abused as a lawyer. Especially a low-rent attorney like me.
I’ve run a marathon and have a much larger, more dependant addiction to caffeine than nicotine. Still, I keep this nasty little habit secreted away.
Blah blah blah. And then, about a minute later, he drops a bomb. “So, [Cathy], how’s your vagina?”
I don’t mind working for the partner, but I can’t stand his constant, not-so-funny shtick.
There aren’t many doctor-lawyers in town these days. That’s probably because no one is actually dumb enough to spend four years of undergrad, three years of law school, four years of med school, and a few more years of residency before entering the real world. Except me. In my infinite wisdom, I decided to be…
Why did two female lawyers quickly swap practice groups unannounced and without justification?
Trying to build another business, doing some part-time work at a law firm, and going about my day-to-day when WHAM! I receive the following email.