How Senior Law Firm Lawyers Can Move In House

With your nose to the grindstone, it’s easy to wake up and realize you are a tenth year Biglaw associate.  Is the in-house counsel world closed to you? How do you get there? The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts:

“Today’s employment market for lawyers is more competitive than ever. Even those with perfect paper and perfect personalities are discovering that landing the job of their dreams is far from easy. So everyone is experiencing varying degrees of struggle depending on his/her individual challenges. Your material challenges pose a double whammy: (1) Your lack of in house experience; and (2) Your seniority. In order to maximize your ability overcome these challenges and convince employers that you are the best person for the job, you’ll need to understand the nature of the objection and create a thoughtful strategy…and messaging to address it. Let’s look at each issue separately…”

Read: I’m a senior law firm lawyer and want to move in house. How do I convince employers that my experience is relevant and I’m not too old? at The Lawyer Whisperer

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