Tag Archives: Big Law

Two Days In Arbor Town

  I spent the last two days here, collecting stories I can’t tell. Mostly because they’re recruiting stories that would blow up the internet when the first eager young law student to stumble upon my blog submitted the absurdity that … Continue reading

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Interviewee Turned Recruiter

It’s interviewing season, if you’re in your third year of law school and want to work in Big Law. If you already work in Big Law, then it’s recruiting season. Things I’ve learned now that I’m on the other side … Continue reading

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In Which I Am A Hypocrite

I’ve repeated some version of what I’m about to say on here before. I don’t like it when women justify their choices as they make them. I think we do it because we’re insecure. I know we do it because … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing To Survive My Law Firm Job

This is a things I’m doing post, not an advice post. I can’t give advice on succeeding or surviving in Biglaw because, frankly, I haven’t done either yet. Six months in, I can say positively that I hate my job … Continue reading

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Resisting The Urge To Use Phantom Planet Lyrics As The Title Of This Blog

I spent the last few weeks working in planes and airports, balancing my laptop precariously on the tray hanging from the back of the seat, poised to throw my body on top of it like an overprotective mother when the … Continue reading

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In Which I Get Defensive

I’ve found myself in the uncomfortable position of defending my employer a lot lately. Not because there’s anything wrong with my employer. There’s not. My job is not perfect, but it’s pretty great. I’m just starting to rub up against … Continue reading

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The Hidden Dangers Of Comfortable Shoes

So, I almost committed another work faux pas thanks to my olive-green Chuck Taylors. Tuesday was the first day I went to work really nervous, because a big meeting that I’d organized was happening. It was going to be fancy … Continue reading

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A Story

Maybe you’ve heard this one before. I didn’t go to law school to make money. You probably don’t believe me. Maybe this next part will change your mind, or maybe you won’t believe it either. Before law school, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Chucks And Why I Agonize Over What To Wear To Work

My brief and wondrous stint with unemployment ends tomorrow. I will miss midday workouts, leisurely weekday breakfasts with Husband, and voracious pleasure reading. In preparation for my first full-time office job, I’ve spent the last few weeks looking for business … Continue reading

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