Careers

How to Get an In-House Counsel Job

If you are like many lawyers, at one or more times in your life you will ask yourself a simple question: “How do I get an in-house counsel job?”. This may happen after a soul-crushing week…


Inhouse Counsel Salaries – 2018 Guide

Robert Half Legal has released its latest report which contains data on projected inhouse counsel salaries for 2018. The report uses percentage tiers this year as a way to present in-house counsel salary data.  For…


How Lawyers Can Learn From Failure

Lawyers spend a lot of time learning and “practicing”, so it should come as no surprise that, like everyone else, lawyers can learn from failure: “Before SpaceX’s successful launch of its giant Falcon Heavy rocket…




How to Deal With a Bossy Coworker

Dealing with a bossy coworker? Highly unlikely, right, because you are surrounded by mild-mannered attorneys who rarely voice their opinions. Or, as in many hectic legal departments, you may be dealing with a bossy coworker…




From Law Firm Associate to General Counsel

Many a law firm associate desires to not only move in-house but eventually be in contention for general counsel jobs. Getting there takes short-term and long-term strategy and career moves, and even then, landing a…