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By now we all know the social media basics. Don't post anything offensive online. Don't berate your professors, politicians, peers on Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat. Don't skip work then tweet about how sweet the surfing is today, brah.

And now, here's another one: be careful what you retweet, for a single impolitic retweet could jeopardize your legal career.

Take a Look Into the Secret World of BigLaw Partner Pay

Jay Clayton, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, is at the top of his game and it says something about being a partner in BigLaw.

Nominated by President Trump to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, Clayton will take a big pay cut to accept the job but will earn the prestige that goes with it. The financial disclosures that are part of the transition, however, offer a glimpse inside the oft-guarded secrets of partnership compensation.

According to the disclosures, Clayton has earned $7.62 million since 2015. That represents his "partnership share for 2016 and 2017 received up to the date of filing," which was in January.

With partner profits of about $3.86 million annually per partner in 2015 at the firm, plus another $500,000 to $1 million in undistributed partnership shares still due Clayton, it's fair to say that equity partner compensation is well and good enough at BigLaw.

If you're pursuing a career in entertainment law, this could be your lucky week. Several major entertainment companies are looking to bring attorneys onto their team, including the people who made "Star Wars," and the company that brought you "Supertrain" and "Peter Pan LIVE!"

So, get your resumes ready. This week, as part of our affiliate relationship with Indeed, we're bringing you the 3 coolest entertainment law jobs we could find.

What could be cooler than riding the Hyperloop, the pneumatic tube transit system promising to zip us around at airline speeds? Doing so with a Frosty and a side of fries. Or maybe working for the NBA. We'll let you decide.

We've got a motley crew of listings for this week's top coolest jobs, presented as part of our affiliate relationship with Indeed, but they share one thing in common: they are all pretty dang cool.

If you're looking to make a change in your career, there are plenty of jobs out there. But not all of them are cool jobs, the kind of jobs that will bring you interesting work, around interesting people, in an interesting industry. These three are those jobs.

This week, as part of our affiliate relationship with Indeed, we're bringing you the three coolest legal jobs we can find, and they're a motley crew, covering everything from tech, to contract management, to professional ice hockey.

Want to travel the world? See the lights of Paris one week, a bazaar in Indonesia the next? You can! Sort of. At least, metaphorically. In your legal work. With the right job, you can be handling issues that span the globe, from the frozen corners of Alaska to everywhere you can buy a Coke.

For this week's collection of cool legal jobs, presented as part of our affiliate relationship with Indeed, we're rounding up the best gigs with a decidedly international focus.

The Super Bowl is just two days away, but before you get too caught up in the spectacle of the Falcons destroying the Patriots, take a moment to update your resume. This weekend isn't just a chance to see who'll win the big game, it's a chance to do some winning career moves of your own.

This week, as part of our affiliate relationship with Indeed, we're bringing you the top three cool legal jobs we could find, three spots in three boutique firms in three unique practice areas.

Who will win next weekend's Super Bowl showdown, the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons? Who cares! (It's the Falcons.) What matters is that you win -- win in the career game, that is. And, if you're a lawyer with a passion for pig skin, you can.

In honor of Super Bowl LI, and as part of our affiliate relationship with Indeed, we're bringing you the three coolest, football-related legal jobs we could find this week.

Few Asian-Americans in Top Legal Jobs, National Survey Reveals

After leading a national survey of Asian-Americans in the legal profession, California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu saw that he serves in a uniquely rare position.

Liu is one of three Asian-Americans serving on the high court. With a seven-member panel, the court is 42 percent Asian-American.

And there is no place like it in the country, where Asian Americans comprise more than five percent of the general population but less than two percent of the judicial population. Liu, with a team of Yale students, found that Asian-Americans are well-represented in legal jobs but under-represented in the top positions.

"They have a foot in the door in virtually every sector of the legal profession," Liu told the Associated Press. "The question now is how wide that door's going to swing open for them."

Former Hastings Dean Says Struggling Law Schools Should Merge to Survive

A former Hastings law school dean says that struggling law schools need to make big changes to survive, and mergers may be their solution in a difficult economy.

Frank H. Wu, a professor at the University of California Hastings College of Law who served as dean from 2010-2015, knows the trouble they've seen. Facing financial pressures from falling enrollments that rocked law schools across the country, many schools lowered their admissions standards and then saw their students' bar pass rates fall.

In 2016, Hastings' pass rate dropped to an embarrassing low of 51 percent. Hastings dean David Faigman called upon the law school to improve, but also blasted California's bar examiners for making the test too hard. "This is outrageous and constitutes unconscionable conduct on the part of a trade association that masquerades as a state agency," he said.

At the same time, the job market shrank for lawyers and fewer students enrolled for law school. Wu says the problem is economic.