In-House Counsel or Law Firm Partner?

Career Advice from Both Sides

Anna C. Mourlam and Marina Gatto
Whether you are looking to succeed at a big firm or move in-house, start early developing those skills that will make you stand out.

Whether you are looking to succeed at a big firm or move in-house, start early developing those skills that will make you stand out.

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It can be daunting for law students and junior attorneys to map out a career in the legal industry. What’s the difference between an in-house path and a law firm path? What skills are best for each one? As mid-level associates currently working in-house and at a large law firm, we’ve been through those early stages of our careers. We can provide insights on navigating each career path and how to get hired and thrive in each world.

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