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by Skers
Sat May 15, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Gap in Resume?
Replies: 6
Views: 539

Re: Gap in Resume?

I ragequit my job last year so I could focus on finding something I liked. The question comes up and you just have to have a good answer for it
by Skers
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Clerkships
Topic: Clerking's killed my interest in practicing law
Replies: 12
Views: 1744

Re: Clerking's killed my interest in practicing law

To be honest dude, I think you just got to do a little soul searching and IDK if any of us can really help you. I think it's impossible to avoid being a cog in the wheel in pretty much any organizational setting, legal or not.
by Skers
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 37272

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

Slytherpuff wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:40 pm
You've forgotten the NY to 180 190 200 spirit already. Stay optimistic and keep bringing it up until it happens. Save the downturn talk for elsewhere.
At this point I just settle for free bubbly water.
by Skers
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 37272

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

No one is raising this year. Everyone will be batten down the hatches and waiting to see if there's a downturn next year based on partner convos and hiring trends around here.
by Skers
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: V5/WLRK or Lit Boutique?
Replies: 16
Views: 5982

Re: V5/WLRK or Lit Boutique?

I’ve had to make this same choice before. Both WLRK and SG/KH will work you decidedly more than top Biglaw firms...think 2500+ at the base. The substantive experience is pretty unparalleled though, and at least you’re compensated for the brutal hours (which aren’t as bad when you’re doing work you ...
by Skers
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 328003

Re: paul weiss ninth years to 350!

We had a guy here who stopped billing or coming in at all from September through January/February or so. People were pretty pissed when he left.
by Skers
Thu May 31, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: No Journal
Replies: 75
Views: 18221

Re: No Journal

Fuck journal. I don’t think you have to make some excuse for why you didn’t do it. It shouldn’t be an expectation.