(1). n. The workload of an employee or team, which is always too much for them to handle, even when it is less than the previous time they complained about it.
(2). adj. A term used by an employee or team to indicate that their workload is too high and too much for them to handle, even when it is less than the previous time they complained about it.
“Listen guys, I am soooo over capacity here, there is no way I am going to get to everything this client needs. I mean, who’s going to plan karaoke night if I don’t? Bill’s not gonna do it! He’s already covering me so I can plan karaoke night!”
(1). A top-tier law firm, generally populated with pretentious Ivy Leaguers who are, for all intents and purposes, in love (and possibly trying to have sex) with their business cards. Attorneys in white shoe firms never miss an opportunity to tell you (i) where they work, and (ii) where they went to law school.
“His resume says he works at a big, white shoe firm, so I’m not sure we can get him to leave given what we are willing to offer. Wait … he’s a 14th year associate? Offer him $40,000 and some kind of ‘junior partner’ title and he’s gone.”