One of the side effects of lean economic times at Big Law is an increase in internal competition for work and hours, writes The Snark. In the boom times, there was more than enough work for all of Big Law's worker bees. But when the work gets slow, and everyone needs to fill their own billable-hour quotas, everyone starts scampering. The Snark addresses a couple of questions that Cogs wish they could ask, such as how to face a partner's wrath for answering a client's question while the partner was out.
How to Survive the Big Law Fight for Work
November 5, 2009