Job Seekers

March 16, 2022

Stacy Clark Marketing’s very own Stacy West Clark recently had an eye-opening lunch with an area associate general counsel of a large U.S. company—a business that has over 1 million customers. This specific in-house counsel hires and oversees the majority of firms that conduct litigation on the company’s behalf. 

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March 9, 2022

Humor helps build trust with personal relationships and can help influence attitudes at work. In fact Harvard Business Review recently published an article, Sarcasm, Self-Deprecation, and Inside Jokes: A User’s Guide to Humor at Work which weighs in on when and how to use humor. 

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March 2, 2022

As numerous young lawyers will come to understand, one great part of being a lawyer—and the key to becoming a successful one—is securing favorable results for your clients. These favorable outcomes often come in the form of settlements. Because of that reason, negotiating is a skill that any attorney will need to develop so they can enjoy what they do and be successful at doing it. 

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February 22, 2022

When 3D printer company Glowforge hired Megan Lutes as general counsel last summer, she was not expecting to take on additional roles outside the legal department. However, a few months into her new position, the Seattle-based startup’s chief human resources officer left and, all of a sudden, the chief executive officer was asking Lutes if she wanted to serve as chief GC and HR. 

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February 16, 2022

Recently, the number of Big Law partners landing at virtual law firms has been increasing, a sign that these firms continue to resonate as an appealing move for lawyers. 

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February 7, 2022

I say YES!

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February 2, 2022

Recently, Deny-Jean Silny earned the role of Head of Legal M&A within Bayer AG’s (Bayer) in their legal department. Silny is no stranger when it comes to complex deal-making at the German pharmaceutical and life sciences giant. He first joined Bayer’s legal department in July 2016 and has since helped the company navigate its deal-making both big AND SMALL. 

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January 25, 2022

Lawyers that work for law firms who are interested in taking the in-house plunge often wonder about work-life balance, corporate culture and, of course, the pay. However, these lawyers should also be aware of what longtime Big Law lawyer-turned-general counsel Deborah Solmor refers to as the “Doomsday Clock factor.” 

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January 20, 2022

The number of firms that are willing to hire associates who are fully remote on a case-by-case basis is increasing upward. But none has yet followed Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan with a company-wide “work from anywhere” policy, suggesting that most law firms and associates are content with hybrid arrangements once the “new normal” eventually comes. 

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January 11, 2022

While law schools have long provided a means for their school’s alumni to get together and network, Brooklyn Law School took it one step further. 

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