Conducting a Long-Distance Legal Job Search

How do you land an in-house gig when you live far from the company you are pining for? Sonya Sompartner in Major Lindsey & Africa’s Chicago/ Midwest office, gives her always eloquent and practical thoughts:

“Not being a local candidate can be a tough hurdle for in-house counsel. (I am not referring so much here to GC candidates for big, public company GC searches, where companies often just want the best athlete regardless of location — though being a local can definitely give you an edge.) As with many hurdles, however, you CAN leap it. I have a few thoughts on how…”

Read: In-House on the Road: Conducting a Long-Distance Job Search at MLAGlobal


Top the Legal Hiring Manager’s List

The Lawyer Whisperer has launched an Employer Perspective article series – now you can hear what hiring managers and employers think – including how to get to the top of a legal hiring manager’s list….