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Why Perfectionism May Not Be The Key to Success

by David B. Sarnoff, Esq., with Natalie Loeb, Gordon Loeb, and David Robert—Loeb Leadership | July 10, 2019

While all lawyers and law students strive to achieve the best results, focusing on perfection may actually hinder those efforts. Find out why making mistakes and focusing on non-perfection may make you more successful.

Can Lawyers Really Take Vacation?

by Matt Moody | September 12, 2017

Everyone needs a break every now and then. But do attorneys actually get to take them? When you’re paid by the billable hour, taking a vacation is...

Lawyers Are Heroes of the Trump Resistance

by Matt Moody | January 31, 2017

Often hated and the butt of many a joke, lawyers are becoming the heroes of the resistance to the Trump presidency. That alone may be proof of a phrase that has been oft-repeated since the election: This is not normal.

BigLaw Bonuses: An Excuse to Keep Salaries Flat?

by Nicole Weber | June 17, 2015

Law firms may have been much more generous with associate bonuses for 2014 than in recent years. But is increased discretionary compensation just a...

Why ‘Cultural Fit’ Hiring Is Detrimental to Law Firm Diversity

by Nicole Weber | June 08, 2015

Last week my colleague Derek Loosvelt aptly discussed the dangers of “cultural fit” hiring, drawing on some examples from Vault’s surveys of banking...

Does Money Buy Happiness in BigLaw?

by Nicole Weber | February 18, 2015

Things are looking up for the future of associate compensation following the 2014 bonus announcements, which started with Simpson Thacher raising the...

Switch to Your Law Firm's Tax Group ASAP!

by Kaitlin Edleman | January 14, 2015

Many factors contribute to overall satisfaction with a legal job—co-workers, commute time, the jerk level of the boss—but one of the most important...

That Old Familiar Feeling: I'm Taking Another Bar Exam, Episode 2

by Kaitlin Edleman | January 07, 2015

Was that phone booth I stepped into for that “hilarious” Instagram photo really a time machine (life doesn’t seem particularly excellent right now)...

Fool Me Twice: I’m Taking Another Bar Exam, Episode 1

by Kaitlin Edleman | December 08, 2014

Now that I’ve survived my first year living in New York City, and don’t plan on moving in the foreseeable future, I’ve decided that it’s probably...

Can Content Marketing Work for Your Firm?

by Kaitlin Edleman | October 21, 2014

In today’s legal marketplace, a law firm of any size would be remiss to abstain from having a website or internet presence. A website provides...

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