• Crashing Solo

    A few months back, I got an offer to strike out on my own and leave BigLaw for good.

  • Bitter News, 6-15-09

    Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as constitutionally formative as the 794-year-young Magna Carta: • Dallas lawyer Burt Martin was so inspired after watching competitive hot...

  • Caption This! June 13-19

    What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture? Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious...

  • Bitter News, 6-12-09

    Heated headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as debatable as gas or charcoal: • Face stealing and trafficking; An international trade.  A St. Louis family has...

  • From Russian With Hate

    This, I guess, is a Summer Associate abuse story, if that’s allowed.  I just finished my first year at a top-50 law school. The summer...

  • Bitter News, 6-11-09

    Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as chafing as a 22-mile au naturel bike ride—that means naked: • Could Sotomayor be the hottest thing to hit...

  • Gerald Posner: Cravath to Controversy

    [Ed. Note: With ten books under his belt and an eleventh on the way, Pulitzer Prize-finalist Gerald Posner isn’t your average lawyer-turned-author. He’s an investigative...

  • Bitter News, 6-10-09

    Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are as workable as denim-on-denim: • Yet another one of The Wall Street Journal’s wicked plays to tempt...

  • Serendipity and the Single Girl

    This past weekend, I was angling for a posh, Ivy League alum and instead found myself waking up next to a snoring Hoosier.

  • Bitter News, 6-9-09

    Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, wishing you a happy Self-Arrest Day! • Blog wars.  (Once-)anonymous “publius,” who writes at the “Voice of Moderation” blog Obsidian...