July was an awesome month for lawyers. June was great for scandalous lawyers, but July has been great for straight-up star power. We’ve got some great candidates from July. We’ve got some candidates who accomplished things in the law. But only one of our Lawyer of the Month contestants is also a new mother…
Most lawyers don’t expect to work 9-to-5 hours. But sometimes, a lawyer will Hulk-up if you force him to work the weekend. If you can’t keep your composure because you have 60-hour work weeks, you might be in the wrong profession.
It has long been the case in Hong Kong that most UK law firms and a very small minority of US law firms have three month notice periods for their US associates built into their employment contracts. But until about 18 months ago it was not common for any firm to enforce a three month notice period when a US associate left solo[…]