What Is It Like Working as a Lawyer Focused on Emerging Companies & Venture Capital?
What are some typical tasks for lawyers focusing on emerging companies and venture capital, and what challenges do they face? Here, lawyers from top-ranked firms in this area share their insights on working with startups and emerging companies.
Legal Career Spotlight: General Counsel of State Farm
What is it like to work as in-house counsel? In this interview, Steve McManus—Senior Vice President and General Counsel at State Farm—shares insights on his career path, details on his responsibilities, advice for those hoping to go in-house, and more.
From the Armed Forces to Law Practice: Resources for Veterans in the Legal Industry
Thank you to all veterans for your selfless service. In honor of this special day, we are sharing some resources for veterans who are considering launching a legal career or are currently building one, including information on gaining financial assistance in law school, on-campus and employer groups who support the veteran community, and job-search tools..
Preparing a Writing Sample for Your Legal Job Interview
A carefully selected writing sample can showcase your writing, editing, and analytical skills—and having one printed and ready at your interview will demonstrate your organizational skills. Here are some guidelines on how to best prepare your legal writing sample before interview day.
From Making Deals to Handling the Unexpected: What It's Like to Be a Corporate Attorney
What is it really like to practice corporate law? Here, five corporate attorneys share what a typical day is like for them, including the kinds of tasks they perform and how their roles have changed over time.