If you have no in-house experience, landing an in-house counsel job can be more challenging. Fortunately, the Lawyer Whisperer has some suggestions for persuading an employer that you are an attractive candidate despite having no in-house experience.
“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. Today, the level of consideration for law firm candidates is mixed. But 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? Below are a few areas that will help persuade an employer in your next interview…”
Read: How to score an in house job without in house experience. at The Lawyer Whisperer