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Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Chris Williams became a social media manager and assistant editor for Above the Law in June 2021. Prior to joining the staff, he moonlighted as a minor Memelord™ in the Facebook group Law School Memes for Edgy T14s. Before that, he wrote columns for an online magazine named The Muse Collaborative under the pen name Knehmo. He endured the great state of Missouri long enough to graduate from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. He is a former boatbuilder who cannot swim, a published author on critical race theory, philosophy, and humor, and has a love for cycling that occasionally annoys his peers. You can reach him by email at [email protected].

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Episodes
June 22, 2022

The Supreme Court Has A Little Chatterbox

Starting to notice a pattern?

June 15, 2022

Law School Rankings Show Which Schools Offer Best Deal

Also, people don't want to go back to the office. At all.

May 25, 2022

Once Again The Epicenter Of All Drama

Yale. Again.

May 18, 2022

Texas Social Media Law DEMANDS That You Listen To This Episode

And the 5th Circuit approves.

May 11, 2022

Supreme Court Unveils New Doctrine Of ‘Stare 5-Voticus’

Dobbs leak dominates news.

May 4, 2022

Guess What Happened After We Recorded This Podcast?

Listen to this like a time capsule...

April 27, 2022

A Wild Week Of Law News

So many stories.

April 20, 2022

At What Point Are You Just Giving Bad People The Attention They Crave?

They'll never learn, but that doesn't mean the public doesn't need to know.

April 6, 2022

Law School Rankings And The Grain Of Salt You Need

There's a value in rankings... just don't overdo it.

March 23, 2022

Biglaw Firms Learning The Hard Way That Some Billables Just Aren’t Worth It

And how far can you stretch this for a party?

March 16, 2022

A Journey Of (e)Discovery

It's been a while since we've gathered for a trade show... and then we had two.

March 9, 2022

The Least Interesting Thing About Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Her LSAT Score

Cravath proved they’re still the Biglaw compensation leader by coming over the top of Davis Polk’s raises. Now the question is — who will follow them? Which lawyers are still working for...

March 2, 2022

The Undebatable Qualifications Of Ketanji Brown Jackson

Forensics! Not just for autopsies.

February 23, 2022

Let The Salary Cavalcade Commence

The floodgates may finally be opening.

February 16, 2022

Tales From The Shadow Docket

The name makes it sound a lot more fun than it really is

February 9, 2022

Still Coughing Up Bad Decisions

The Fifth Circuit can't stop and won't stop.

February 2, 2022

Supreme Court Vacancy Inspires All Sorts Of Awful

This is why we can't have nice things.

January 26, 2022

Let’s Talk Raises!

Biglaw compensation keeps going up.

January 19, 2022

Stupid Or Wrong?: The Neil Gorsuch Conundrum

Supremely comical.

January 12, 2022

Anti-Vaxxer Law — The Last Refuge Of The Scoundrel

Also, jurors say the darnedest things.

January 5, 2022

The John Roberts Webinar Of Power

There's no constitutional crisis a little training video can't fix!

December 15, 2021

Incredibly Insecure Biglaw Firms

Some firms have it all, including an inferiority complex.

December 8, 2021

Biglaw Bonus Barrier Breached Bigly

That's what we've been waiting to see.

December 1, 2021

Bonus Season Stumbles Off The Line

Cravath raised the bar for bonuses... but most of the market remains in a holding pattern.

November 17, 2021

Shake (Intellectual Property Considerations) Off

High stakes copyright battle hits the charts.

November 3, 2021

Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Some Geniuses

The Constitution isn't as easy to break as you might think.

October 27, 2021

What Will Yale Do Next Week?

Plus, some new rankings.

October 20, 2021

This Is Not A First Amendment Thing, Man

Honestly, this isn't how it works.

October 6, 2021

Supreme Court Preview: It Ain’t Gonna Be Pretty

The Bill of Rights was fun while it lasted.

August 25, 2021

Not A Great Look For Law Professors

Law profs on the wrong side of vaccines and the N-word.