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Ten Signs You Will Hate The Job If You Take It

Is the grass always greener on the other side? Even for Biglaw attorneys hoping to make it to the in-house world, the answer sometimes is no: “Nearly everyone has been in the situation where they’re…




Determine Your Financial Value as a General Counsel

Pondering inhouse counsel salaries? Andrea Bricca of Major, Lindsey & Africa gives her thoughts on how general counsel (and in-house counsel) can determine their financial value: “”How is the market?” is a question asked frequently of…



How BuzzFeed’s Top Lawyer Does Her Job

Learn how Allison Lucas, BuzzFeed’s top lawyer, juggles a hectic schedule and a bevy of work: “When it came time to train her reporters on the privacy law implications of former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan’s…



Automating Attorneys: Hope or Hype?

We should recall that in 1943, Thomas Watson, President of IBM, said “I think there is a world market for maybe 5 computers”: “We are bombarded every day with the idea that artificial intelligence (AI)…



BigLaw Success Brings More Depression

The hazards of legal practice: “People with higher income typically have better mental health. But the opposite is true for lawyers in the United States and Canada, according to a new study. The University of…