I feel a great deal of loyalty to the partner, but I am concerned about the future of the law firm, and more importantly, my job.
Should I spill the beans and ‘fess up to lying to the partner or try to maintain the charade temporarily then let it die?
Should I tell the partner I don’t like being referred to as his “second-tier project?” Will he still work with me? Will he ruin my reputation?
Life has a way of reminding you that, even with a monstrous ego, you aren’t that important.
If you don’t satisfy these eight criteria, you don’t work in BigLaw. You just work at a law firm that’s big. There’s a difference.
Wouldn’t it be better to represent the odd sympathetic client in your spare time at little to no cost while pursuing a profession that unequivocally benefits society?
He made the mistake, but I was suddenly the asshole. So I told him to go f*** himself and walked out the door.
I don’t mind working for the partner, but I can’t stand his constant, not-so-funny shtick.
Why did two female lawyers quickly swap practice groups unannounced and without justification?
The fourth and final installment of the Bitter Lawyer impromptu partner v. associate law firm debate