General Counsel, What Makes an Effective Mentor?

A legal mentor is a seasoned and experienced lawyer who has navigated the intricacies of the law in a variety of settings, in-house as a legal leader, in a law firm as the leader of a practice group, as the … [more]

What do you learn by working with other Lawyers?

  Teamwork and collaboration are essential to the success of every legal team, whether practicing, in-house across industries, a not-for-profit, or in a law firm. Legal leaders agree that teamwork and collaboration are essential to achieving better outcomes and financial … [more]

A Lawyer’s “Thrive All” Guide to Working Remotely

Now that remote work or hybrid schedules have become a facet of our workplaces, there is a lot of discussion about the pros and cons of remote work.  Does the lack of personal contact limit one’s effectiveness when working remotely?  … [more]

Why GCs Need to Implement ESG Policies and Practices

  Does your company have a climate-friendly reputation, value the importance of a diverse workforce and have grounded governance policies?  When investors want to know more about your company, these are some of the investment considerations. The latest metric that … [more]

How GCs Can Build a Legal Department Poised for the Future

The kinds of opportunities and uncertainties facing companies today are as challenging as any in modern history.  As you may know, executive teams must always thoroughly analyze – and revisit – their priorities and goals and identify ways to optimize … [more]

Will Knowledge of Cryptocurrency Help My Legal Career?

Over the last few years, Cryptocurrency has garnered more and more attention. Just last month, El Salvador became the first country in the world to make Bitcoin legal tender. While story after story has been written about the unpredictability and … [more]

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]