Interim or Contract Work: How is it Perceived?

    If you are an attorney who is currently considering career options or alternatives, then you likely have considered the world of temporary or “contract attorney” work to bridge the gap or as a career option. It is indeed … [more]

Is Top Compensation Enough?

Starting salaries for first-year associates at Milbank were just raised to $200k, and for eighth-year associates to $355k.  Other firms, including McDermott Will & Emery, Cadwalader, Mintz, Winston & Strawn, and Fenwick, quickly followed suit.  Davis Polk, in fact, did … [more]

Market Report: The Demand for “Brand Lawyers”

“Brand lawyers” are in demand in the life sciences industry.  The term “brand lawyer” is often used to describe an attorney with experience supporting a specific brand/product that is on the market.  For example, a brand lawyer within the pharmaceutical industry … [more]

“Incremental Progress” for Diversity in the Legal Industry

In February 2021, the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) released its 2020 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms.  Unfortunately, the numbers on diversity and inclusion showed only a slight uptick, revealing “incremental progress.”  In a time when our … [more]

Managing Your Legal Team Remotely

It has been over a year, and few people have returned to their office desks.  The city that never slept, New York City, once characterized by towering office buildings and an endless bustle on the street, has transformed into a … [more]

Cryptocurrency and the Law – Here to Stay?

Did you ever think that there would be considerable value in something that you could never touch, hold, or store under your mattress or in a vault?  Well, in this article we are going to discuss how “ownership” of digital … [more]