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The Little People

Readers of my blog express surprise when they discover that all my clients aren’t lawyers – indeed, a small but sizable percentage of my clientele consists of ordinary civilians, non-combatants, plain folk who have nothing whatsoever to do with law. 3,057 more words

AboveTheLaw Series

Accepting Negative Emotions, Part 2

Accepting Negative Emotions, Part 1

In my initial Accepting Negative Emotions post, I described how calmly explaining to myself why I was upset actually helped me calm down.  363 more words

Accepting Negative Emotions

Take the Plunge Out of Biglaw With Us—We're Hiring a Chief of Staff!

You crave change. You would like to build products, and be part of growing an enterprise. Often you like your job, but think you could be better in a business role. 558 more words

Davis Polk ups bonus ante for midlevel associates by $10K as more firms follow Simpson's lead

By: Martha Neil

In another sign of an improved economy for BigLaw firms, an unlikely market leader has upped the ante for end-of-year bonuses paid to associate attorneys.Although the starting and end points of the latest bonus schedule matches the $15,000 to $100,000 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett benchmark, Davis Polk & Wardwell is adding another $10,000 to the sum midlevel associates will get, Above the Lawreports. 133 more words