All posts tagged "Associate Abuse"

  • Stock Purchase (Dis)Agreement

    I stayed up all night revising this stupid Stock Purchase Agreement.  The Partner in charge, who’s a classic angry-nerd-law-dick, gave me lots of detailed comments...

  • Kicked in the Gut

    I feel like I’ve been kicked in the gut after two consecutive all-nighters working on a law firm financing deal.

  • Legal Mean Streets

    I had just lateraled over to a major firm in a new city.  One day I receive a call from a partner asking me to...

  • Mr. Procrastination

    I was asked by a significant partner with whom I actually enjoy working to help out on a multi-million dollar appeal.  Fabulous.  Actually supervising me...

  • Left Behind

    I was working at a big NY firm for a couple of years when I was tapped to work on the acquisition of a dog...

  • Info That Would’ve Been Helpful 100 Hours Ago

    Partner drops a huge motion on me for summary judgment, which I am to write in one week.  This is a case that has been...

  • Hard (Not) at Work

    Some partner I never met emailed last night and asked if I’d help out with a closing. I said yes, of course. Thirty-eight hours later, I haven’t...

  • Wisdom Teeth Impacted (My Career)

    I just got my wisdom teeth out, was still in lots of pain, popping vicodin, but like a neurotic pussy, I came to work anyway. ...

  • On Lawyers and Apologies

    As a law student who interned for ten months only to find out that I suck at it in one ten minute conversation with the...

  • One Wrong Call

    The other day, I was minding my own business, reviewing a bunch of documents, when the phone rang.  Outside number.  Didn’t recognize it.  But like...