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Performance review coming up. I'm corporate & securities counsel at an NYSE pubco. My current compensation structure is base + 15% bonus, among a 3-5% annual base increase from inflation, 401(k) match, et… more

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Anyone in SF who works out of any of the San Jose or Santa Clara tech company offices (TikTok/ByteDance, NVIDIA, Roku, ServiceNow, etc.) interested in creating a carpool together? DM me!

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Should I take a pay cut to join a larger company? 50 employee to 3000+ and moving from generalist role into privacy/tech practice area

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Any suggested resources for playboys or setting up legal processes at growing entrepreneurial company with over 100 employees which never had in-house counsel before? Any suggested software to manage … more

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How is a counsel role at Lyft? I interviewed with Uber last time but didn’t get the similar role. But I liked Uber but is Lyft similar?

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Did you or should you include a cover letter in every in house application you made? I haven’t done so and I’m wondering if it’s important these days or just a resume is fine.

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Just joined a company where I’ve gone from being the sole subject matter expert to being one of ~8. However, the level of triage/playbooks/organization in the team is absolutely trash. Everyone is way… more

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What is the average YOE to have before going in house? I’m a second year BL associate who is slowly dying inside and every posting I see wants 4+ years. I don’t like I’ll make it that long…

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Has anyone used Agiloft for litigation matter management?

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Hi all, in which cases would you add timelines to an SLA with an external vendor?

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Is $225K - $255K (with no bonus, fully remote) a reasonable salary range for a role requiring 5 years of in-house experience as senior corporate counsel?

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Prospective customer is asking us to sign a “Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters Required for First Tier Subcontractor/Vendor” because it’s a standard part … more

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I am currently interviewing with for two positions, both of which are great and both of which I would leave my current job for. However, the job I really want is in the very early stages of interview… more

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Have an interview tomorrow for a corporate counsel position with a tech company. My interview is with their Assistant General Counsel (their number 2 person).

Any advice on how to prepare for my interv… more

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How long did it take between offer to your start date?

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Does anyone have recommendations for a career coach?

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Any recommendations for a recruiter that mainly does in house referrals? Feel free to DM me.

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I currently work in big law (commercial litigation associate) and want to make the transition to in house counsel. I am looking at LinkedIn and Glassdoor for open positions. What is the best way to ge… more

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IP counsel, 3 years of experience in Patent prosecution, MCOL, no state income tax, ~200k, 15-25% bonus, plus equity.
Equity is a negotiable on the table. Coming from biglaw, this seems like a really good o… more

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Anybody do the DC to NYC commute a few times a week for work? Any tips and tricks?

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Ethos is hiring an associate corporate counsel for $82k-$138k. Position requires: 2+ years of experience in a top-tier law firm's corporate law practice group and/or in-house experience at a techn… more

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How do you respond when the recruiter asks you to share your salary expectations before inviting you to a phone screen?

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Thoughts on an in-house offer as a current 2nd year in NY? Lean team (4 attorneys). $130k base + $60k RSUs, no 401k match, no bonus, RTO 5 days, no relocation reimbursement. MCOL city with no state income tax. Currently have… more

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Is Temu a company to work for? How’s the culture/pay etc?

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Feeling discouraged. Did my annual review process & got some feedback from the business that I need to be less rigid in my legal advice. I know it’s likely due to one experience where they wanted … more

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I am looking for a part time contractor or enployee to support the in house team. Anyone interested? About 20 hours per week

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How likely is it that a company will agree to exceed the salary expectation range? For example, salary expectation is 160-240k. Can I push for 260?

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Re: Amazon, once we make it into the pool for corporate counsel are our applications assigned a score or rating? Or are we all on a pretty even playing field until we go through the loop? What increas… more

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I have a call with a recruiter about an in house position tomorrow. It’s an outside recruiter, not a company recruiter. I understand the idea of the call is whether they’ll present me as a candidate t… more

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What are the best ways to ace a hiring manager interview?

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How difficult is it to land an in-house job right now?

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First-year (soon to be second-year) litigation associate at a big law firm in California and I’m hoping to transition to an in-house counsel role. Is it unrealistic to even try to go in-house right no… more

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Keep getting asked “tell me about a time when you had to make a quick decision with limited information for a client” in several interviews. I understand the purpose of the Q, but as a young associate… more

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My company gives special wfh privileges to certain people (regardless of rank or years of service) and this bothers me - mostly because I am not one of the chosen ones even after asking for more flexi… more

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What typically happens to an in house securities/SEC lawyer when the company’s IPO fails? Laid off?

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An in-house interview process requires that the candidate sign an NDA. Is that normal? Would you sign one?

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I'm working 55-60 hours. I don't miss billing hours in private practice but sometimes I feel like I might as well work slightly more and get that biglaw comp. Then again I like the oriole, com… more

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How do you make sure you are continually learning and improving as a lawyer? At a firm it’s easy - someone above you redlines every single thing you do and you’re on calls with more senior lawyers eve… more

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Folks that were (or are) in PE M&A, did you encounter much difficulty in finding roles if you did not have any specific industry focus? I see many roles that express strong preferences for candida… more

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A coworker from a non-legal team at my old job messaged me, asking for a referral to an opening at my new company. I don’t remember him at all. Is it OK to message my old legal coworker to (confidenti… more

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