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An Unhappy Lawyer Will Never Be a Good Lawyer: How Embracing Optimism Can Improve Job Performance and Satisfaction

There are not too many optimists in the legal profession. By preparing for the worst-case scenario to solve client problems, lawyers are trained in law school to be pessimists and to embrace the negativity. Perhaps then it’s unsurprising that job dissatisfaction is the highest it’s ever been, according to Hon. Sarah L. Krauss (Ret.), chair … Continued

COVID-19 Is Causing Headaches Over Taxes

COVID-19 shut down offices and sent employees home to work  — often out of state — leaving a big question about state income taxes: Should they be paid where the employees are actually working, or where the employer is located? Alysse B. McLoughlin, a partner at McDermott Will & Emery in New York, led a … Continued

Where are the Women Leaders in Sports?

Valerie Ackerman, the commissioner of the Big East Conference and founding president of the Women’s National Basketball Association, has worked her entire career in both.
She spoke Tuesday to members of the New York State Bar Association’s Women in Law Section at the association’s Annual Meeting. She detailed the successes and failures of top collegiate conferences and international athletic associations in getting more women in leadership roles.