The 7 Less-Deadly Sins of Summer Associating

C. Hank Peters Big Legal Brain, Columns, Lawyer 7 Comments

It’s a little-known secret that I was a big firm summer associate at Dorsey & Whitney in 1971. For two weeks and three days. So, while Bitter Lawyer already has a solid list of the Nine Summer Associate Don’ts, it doesn’t cover the less deadly sins that often apply to people like me and you. For that, I have my …

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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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