How is (big) Law Impacting your Relationships?

How is (big) Law Impacting your Relationships?

One of the most common things I hear from women is how their time in (big) law impacts their relationships. Essentially they say… “My relationships suffer from the long hours, unpredictable schedule and always being on call.”Or”I’ve stopped...
Stop Playing The Role of “Lawyer”

Stop Playing The Role of “Lawyer”

After my parents divorced and I went to college, my mom moved to LA. She lived in Santa Monica for twelve years, drawn by a man to whom she was briefly engaged. The relationship didn’t last, but she fell hard for the city. For a girl from Queens who grew up post-World...
Unlimited Vacation for Women Lawyers

Unlimited Vacation for Women Lawyers

Cecile was a 5th year European associate in M&A. After traveling home for her mother’s birthday she was chastised for leaving during a deal. She thought the junior partner had it under control, but word was she left them in the lurch.   This and feeling...
Does everyday feel like Groundhog Day?

Does everyday feel like Groundhog Day?

When people are asked their favorite number between 0-9, most pick lucky 7! I’ve always been an even number fan. My favorite number is 8. I like the roundness, symmetry and divisibility by 2. What does this have to do with leaving (big) law or figuring out what else...
4 is the Magic Number

4 is the Magic Number

I’m incredibly appreciative that I get to practice yoga with an amazing teacher. Her name is Johanna Bell and this week she led a New Year’s class focused on the number four.What I learned is this…We are in a year of four.  In numerology, 2020 adds up to 2 + 0 +...
Begin Your Year with WILL

Begin Your Year with WILL

Are you an attorney who feels stuck and unhappy or miserable? Jennifer was. Before we get into full swing with 2020, I want you to ask yourself… “What would I be happy to accomplish this year?” Previous resolutions have come and gone. Perhaps now you’re a...