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I’m a midlevel Big Law associate applying for in-house positions that ask for experience drafting and negotiating agreements. I have negotiated a few agreements, but I am light in the area, though I have the substantive knowledge and I’m comfortable marking up agreements. If asked about my negotiation experience in an interview, I plan to talk about the agreements I have negotiated and some of the issues that came up. How would you recommend I talk about my negotiation skills in an interview?

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Don’t take this the wrong way, but what do you do currently? If transactional I feel like at least half of what you do should be negotiating agreements. Your proposed response will work

Agreed with A1. Those markups are a negotiation even if it’s not a face to face negotiation (which I think only one has happened in my group in 5 years).

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