Career Development

Career Advice from an In-House Lawyer

Never say no if a head hunter wants to talk, keep up your contacts, and…

GCs and Compliance Officers Battle for Turf

Survey: Compliance professionals say it’s a full time job — theirs. They don’t want to report to the GC either.

Top In-House Legal Salaries are Up, Reflecting Greater CLO Role

February/March 2013 Lauren M. Chung, HBR Consulting With greater responsibility comes greater reward, as the saying goes, and it has proven true for chief legal…

Corporate Counsel in the Crosshairs

In regulatory and criminal investigative matters, an in-house attorney often faces a dilemma – how to balance the duty of loyalty to the corporation against…

Minimizing Risk When Hiring a Competitor’s Executive

Hiring a competitor’s employees entails risks that must be managed, particularly when the employees are executives. Contractual arrangements between a company and its executives often…