DRI: Navigating Your New Life as Corporate Counsel
You have finally landed that coveted job outside of the traditional law firm model and you are eager to start your new legal career. Before doing so, it is important to take some time to understand how your work life as corporate counsel for a company or working for a government entity will be different from life at a law firm. To be a successful in-house attorney, business unit adviser, or attorney for government officials will require you to develop a different set of skills and abilities. Below is some guidance on how to navigate life as corporate counsel successfully.