Land an In-House Gig from a Law Firm

Many in-house counsel jobs look for candidates with in-house experience – so how does a law firm lawyer successfully make the leap to an in-house gig?

“Whether you’re a litigator or a transaction lawyer, the lack of in house experience can put you at a competitive disadvantage when applying for an in house position. Historically, employers have waxed and waned on their level of flexibility regarding this requirement and the pendulum has swung back and forth a few times over the course of 15+ years… with all things being equal, an employer will hire the candidate with in house experience. So how does a law firm lawyer overcome the lack of in house experience?”

Read: I’m a law firm lawyer and have lost out on in house jobs to lawyers who already have in house experience. What can I say next time to overcome this… at The Lawyer Whisperer

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