• Biglaw, Bonuses, Clerkships, Job Searches

    Law Clerk Recruiting: Open Thread

    The topic for today’s open thread: law firm recruiting of law clerks. From an exchange last week in the comments: “The law firm clerkship recruiting season is picking up, with a lot of clerks’ cocktail parties scheduled in the next few weeks in NY. How about an open thread for clerks to discuss firms?” “[H]ow […]

    87 Comments / / Jan 22, 2008 at 10:20 AM
  • Fabulosity, Gay, Lawyerly Lairs, Lesbians, Real Estate

    Lawyerly Lairs: Gay Gotham Edition

    In Chicago, gay lawyers get to attend exclusive parties. In New York, they enjoy a finer prize: luxury real estate. The law schools of Columbia and NYU have been battling over faculty superstars for several years. And now NYU is bringing out the heavy artillery: multimillion-dollar condo purchases. From the New York Times: Columbia University, […]

    15 Comments / / Jan 22, 2008 at 9:45 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Afternoon Docket: 01.21.08

    * A Virginia lawyer reveals a secret he held for a decade, causing a death sentence to be commuted to life in prison. [New York Times; Washington Post] * Kumari Fulbright 911 tapes released. Truth be told, they’re a little disappointing — nothing Kumari-specific in them. [KVOA News 4] * Chief Justice Elliott Maynard of […]

    1 Comment / / Jan 21, 2008 at 2:50 PM
  • Biglaw, Bonuses, Job Searches, Job Survey

    Featured Job Survey: Are You Looking?

    Last month, our ATL / Lateral Link job survey asked you when your firms paid bonuses, and whether you were planning on changing jobs once those bonuses got paid. About 20% of you responded that you were considering leaving your current firms. For some of you, this meant waiting until you got your bonus. For […]

    15 Comments / / Jan 21, 2008 at 1:50 PM

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