• Admin, Advertising, Career Center, Shameless Plugs, This Is an Ad

    Career Center: Popular, You’re Gonna Be Popular

    Some people compare Biglaw to high school, but there wasn’t a lot of statistical evidence that proved popularity in high school. Thankfully, the Career Center can provide some hard data on the most popular firms in Biglaw. In the month and a half since its launch, the Firm Snapshots on the Career Center have been […]

    / Jun 18, 2009 at 1:26 PM
  • Admin, Announcements, Biglaw, Job Searches, Shameless Plugs, Vault rankings

    Getting Back in the Game: How to Restart Your Career in a Down Economy

    We regularly receive tips about educational or charitable events that might interest our readers. Because we don’t have the ability to give shout-outs to all, and to ensure equal treatment, we direct everyone with events of a non-commercial nature to mention them in our Community section (which, by the way, is overflowing with openings for […]

    / Jun 11, 2009 at 11:20 AM
  • Admin, Announcements, Career Center, Shameless Plugs, Travel / Vacation

    Career Center: How Safe Is Your Vacation Time?

    Last week, we brought you information about which firms respect your weekends — and which don’t. This week, we tackle a related topic: vacation. As noted earlier today, it’s an area where firms have been making changes lately. At which firms are your vacations safe? And at which firms might vacation time be at risk […]

    / Jun 4, 2009 at 2:20 PM
  • Admin, Announcements, Deferral Stipend, Job Searches, Pro Bono, Public Interest

    Paging Deferred Associates — and the Organizations Who Love Them

    We’ve received countless requests for shout-outs from worthy non-profit organizations that are seeking deferred associates and/or associates on leave from their law firms (pursuant to such programs as Skadden’s Sidebar program, Dewey’s DL Pursuits, etc.). Alas, due to the sheer number of these requests, we can’t mention them all on the main ATL homepage (which […]

    / Jun 3, 2009 at 1:06 PM
  • Admin, Advertising, Announcements, Career Center, Partner Issues, Partner Profits, Shameless Plugs

    Career Center: Partnership Prospects
    Which firms offer the best chance of making partner?

    Above the Law is a valuable resource for lawyers planning their careers. Faithful ATL readers know that the site contains important and useful information about the nation’s leading law firms, in terms of culture, compensation, and a whole host of other metrics. If you’d like to know about law firm layoffs, bonuses, or start dates, […]

    / Apr 27, 2009 at 10:00 AM
  • Admin, Announcements, Travel / Vacation

    Out of Office Memo

    We’re running late to the airport, so we’re keeping it short and sweet. If you’re looking for an entertaining vacation memo, try this one or this one instead. Your above-signed scribe — who has been writing more for these pages lately, as some of you have noticed — will be out of the office, from […]

    47 Comments / / Apr 26, 2009 at 9:54 AM
  • Admin, Announcements, Conferences / Symposia, Law Schools, Shameless Plugs, Technology

    West Virginia, Take Me Home

    We regularly receive tips about free events that might interest our readers. Because we don’t have the ability to give shout-outs to all, and to ensure equal treatment, we direct everyone with events to promote to mention them in our Community section. If your event is more commercial in nature, you can advertise it on […]

    / Mar 25, 2009 at 2:18 PM