In-House Counsel

1745 members

Tips on how to transfer from civil defense firm to corporate law? First year atty, no experience with corporate/business law but it is my career goal. Economics & finance undergrad background, cont.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Recruiters - should I even bother sending out resumes atm given the state of the world? Fearful of layoffs. I’m assuming all hiring is at a standstill

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

For any of you who were in-house 08-09. Seems like layoffs at my company are inevitable. How bad was legal hit at your companies then?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Anyone work in house governance position?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

If your company uses contract or legal management software, please share what it is and how you like it. I just joined a company as its inaugural in-house counsel. Healthcare co with 1800 employees.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Does anyone have any interview tips for an in-house position at a University? I am currently a government attorney and want to be well prepared.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

How many people have taken a pay cut for a another legal job? After how many years? Best advice to adjust? Was it from private to public or larger to small? Any regrets? Are you still there?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Anyone else have a Force Majeure fiasco of a week in the wake of the Covid-19?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Feeling pretty stuck in my current position. I have been passed over for promotion at least 3 times now despite my managers recommending it. Any tips on transitioning to another area or company?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Any seasoned corporate counsel have tips on how to get executives to support risk mitigation initiatives or even take risk management seriously?

likesmart
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Anyone have experience transitioning to an in-house entertainment law position without previously having entertainment-related experience? Curious transactional IP lawyer.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

I know the compensation will vary, but are in-house gigs (after someone works big law~5 years) similar in pay? More? Less?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Any other associates just feel like glorified assistants? I work in-house in a small entertainment company with one other attorney- our GC. he treats me like an assistant. Has called me his....

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

In-house salaries are always much harder to compare than private practice, so difficult to know if you’re getting a good deal. Would anyone mind posting salary / area of law / location / hours?

likehelpful
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Anyone have feedback on in house attorney positions with Mercury Insurance?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Interested in in-house positions but only experience in litigation at a small firm, how do you make the jump?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Anyone have any feedback about working in-house at Amazon? Culture, Salary, etc?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

What are the best resources (research, project management, template databases) you recommend to other in-house counsel? I regularly search EDGAR through my cheap law insider subscription.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Been practicing general insurance defense lit for two years. Interested in becoming a coverage attorney. What’s the best way to transition? Substantial pay cut?

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

In house in the middle of the states. Shocked by the range in hourly rates depending on region. What rates/region for outside counsel are you seeing?

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon