Friday, October 1, 2010

WIRTW #146 (the trendy edition)

True confession time. I never really considered myself hip. In fact, if you knew me in high school (the bastion of all things hip), you would have probably labeled me a dork. And, it was probably warranted, with the debate team, and Model U.N., and the mock trial team. It’s okay. I came to terms with it a long time ago. All in all, I’d say my life worked out just fine. I have a beautiful wife, two adorable kids in whose eyes I can do no wrong, and I am a successful attorney. Nevertheless, I was happy to see that, at least according to the Wall Street Journal Law Blog (as reported by the Chamber Post), I have finally achieved that which every 16 year old strives for—trendiness:

In one area of litigation, there’s no debate: employment discrimination claims. A lot of folks have been fired, and many of them are are claiming that they were let go because of their race, age, gender, or because of a disability. Job bias claims, to put it mildly, are through the roof… In other words, young lawyers, forget bankruptcy law. That’s so 2009. Employment litigation is where it’s at.

Here’s the rest of what I read this week:

Social Networking


Wage & Hour


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