Columns

  • I Suck at Golf

    Partner invited me to play golf at his country club. Problem is I suck. Heard the partner is good. Like a 5 handicap...

  • I Want to Make Banker Dollars

    My friend is 30, works at Goldman and made three million dollars last year.  I almost vomited when I heard this.  I’m the same age,...

  • Earthquakes Are for Pussies

    Submitted by “anon_in_LA”: A little context: I work in a huge firm in downtown LA but am from the Northeast. We have blizzards, maybe the...

  • I Need to Avoid a Loser Partner

    I work with this a partner who loves me, but he’s a total loser and not very well respected. How do I get away from...

  • So Much for the Hamptons

    My friend from Chicago just flew into town.  He swung by my office with his overnight bag. We made a few phone calls, found out...

  • I’m Sexing a Paralegal

    I’m having sex with a paralegal.  Bad idea? No, it’s genius.  Nothing a law firm likes more than sexual harassment.  In fact, it’s probably the...

  • Billable Hour Douchebags Strike Again

    How long will the legal community have to suffer through the collective whining of delusional, over-entitled douchebags?

  • My (Former) Best Friend’s Wedding

    I was in the middle of a merger deal, working 80 hours a week, for about two months. For weeks, I’d been telling the partner, I...

  • I Want to be a Hollywood Agent

    QI’m a second year at a well known Chicago firm.  I’m looking to move to LA and break into Hollywood.  Maybe get a job as...

  • Report Associate Abuse!

    Associate Abuse is a serious and sometimes fatal problem. The scars of humiliation are deep and long-lasting—affecting not just the abused attorneys, but the community in...