To prepare for gut-wrenching, mind-numbing “networking” events, here are a few exercises that can steel you for boredom, humiliation, and awkwardness.
I will not do any of these things because you are not my client. And I am not your lawyer.
How a bitter BigLaw partner views his prospects and resolutions for the future.
Dear Sir: I was a bit late to the CLE today, so I probably missed your explanation that you were doing a social experiment on the instructor to see how much of a dick you could be before she kicked you out. By the time I arrived you were already nose deep in your newspaper.…
It’s difficult when the only legal advisers within your price range are too frightened of numbers to give competent business planning advice
Knowing the Black Letter law inside out and backwards is the foundation of everything that you’ll be doing as a lawyer
If you have ever asked what species of person would steal your lunch out of the common refrigerator at work, I have your answer. I am that species.
You forward my resume to the hiring partner or committee, with a note that the firm should take a close look at me. If hired, I become your bitch.
I was once a young associate in a small firm, and I thought I knew better. As in I knew how to write better than the four partners for whom I worked, including the one partner who only dictated. Most of the time I think I was right, but in retrospect it may not have…
Why is Above the Law so hostile toward the Occupy Wall Street protests?