Lisa Smith

  • Ebola

    Blog Wars, Blogging, Health Care / Medicine, Judicial Nominations, Law Reviews, Non-Sequiturs, Television, Women's Issues

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.17.14

    * Congratulations (and good luck) to our nation’s new ebola czar — who happens to be a high-profile lawyer. [ATL Redline]

    * An update on the Charleston Law/InfiLaw drama. [Post and Courier]

    * If they had only taken the pink underwear off the patient before he woke up, he wouldn’t have his panties in a bunch. [Huffington Post]

    * Getting people to read law review articles is hard enough; why put them behind a wall? [TaxProf Blog]

    * It’s funny that Floridian lawyers are having such a bad reaction to Bad Judge, since the show could actually be reality TV down there. [Daily Business Review (sub. req.)]

    * Career advice: if you aspire to the federal judiciary, try to avoid writing blog posts about biting girls in the butt. [Missouri Lawyers Weekly (sub. req.)]

    * Congrats to lawyer Lisa Smith on winning the Pitch Week book competition at the When Words Count Retreat! [Street Insider]

    8 Comments / / Oct 17, 2014 at 4:31 PM
  • Biglaw, Layoffs, Outsourcing, Partner Issues, Staff Attorneys / Discovery Attorneys, Staff Layoffs

    Consultant Says 17,500 Non-Partner Biglaw Jobs ‘At Risk’

    I like paying attention to what consultants say about the Biglaw market. It offers a fun little insight into what people think partners want to hear. The ABA Journal reports that consultants at Hildebrandt think partners want to hear that they can still fire people — lots of people: Writing for the blog of law […]

    84 Comments / / Sep 27, 2010 at 10:16 AM

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