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Firm Practice (Clients, Deals, Pro Bono)   “Pro bono hours do not count towards the billable hours requ...11-13-1999
      Clarification on Pro Bono and Billable Hours 12-02-1999
      Billable hours12-03-1999
   “I would say that the top three practice areas in our firm a...11-13-1999
Firm Culture, Work Atmosphere, Social Life   “Due to the nature of the work, obviously, the work is chall...11-13-1999
   “The summer program is also rather political, in that the fi...11-13-1999
   “The firm’s atmosphere is high pressure, tense and competiti...11-13-1999
      Billable Hour Pressure & General Chadbourne Misery12-12-1999
Assignments, Responsibilities, Training   “I have found that it is tough to ask questions in order to ...11-13-1999
   “There are no typical assignments. Depending on the deal and...11-13-1999
Feedback, Evaluation, Partnership Prospects   “At the end of every assignment, partners will discuss with ...11-13-1999
   “Chadbourne has this big attorney review period at the end o...11-13-1999
   “The formal feedback system is poor. Associates receive eval...11-13-1999
Management   “The associates committee is strong and feedback from their ...11-13-1999
   “The five-person management committee runs the firm. They di...11-13-1999
Compensation   Administrator Salaries03-01-2005
   “Billable hour pressure is not significant. Billable hours a...11-13-1999
      Billable Hour Pressure Is Unbearable12-12-1999
      Merit bonus12-13-1999
Women & Minorities   “Although Chadbourne has been criticized in the past on this...11-13-1999
   “There are only sporadic formal meetings of female attorneys...11-13-1999
   “Women partners have clout and occasionally mentor junior as...11-13-1999
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