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21st Century Legal Career Series Volume 12 - JD Advantage Jobs in Corporations

21st Century Legal Career Series Volume 12 - JD Advantage Jobs in Corporations

Richard L. Hermann, 2017.

As a rule, corporations do not hire new law graduates for their in-house counsel offices. Instead, they favor lateral candidates armed with a few years of experience.

That is not the case, however, for JD Advantage jobs that have emerged in corporations in large numbers in the 21st century. The mere fact of having a law degree is becoming increasingly prized by companies for these positions. Today you will find attorneys working in a variety of corporate jobs outside of the legal counsel office. This is, of course, more often the case in large companies that can afford such divisions of labor. Moreover, these positions are more highly concentrated in certain industries than in others.

Find out how to identify which corporate departments in what industries are most likely to hire JDs, in 21st Legal Career Series, Volume 12, JD Advantage Jobs in Corporations: Expanding the Legal Function.

Contents include:

  • Why Are Corporate JD Advantage Jobs So Hot?
  • Selected JD Advantage Job Titles and Work Environments
  • A Look at JD Advantage-Heavy Industries
  • Positioning Yourself for a Corporate JD Advantage Job
  • What Do Corporate JD Advantage Jobs Pay?
  • Advance Notice of Corporate JD Advantage Opportunities
  • A Word About Nonprofit Corporations


About the 21st Century Legal Career Series
No one has a crystal ball, but Richard L. Hermann has spent his career— more than 30 years— researching, evaluating, and accurately predicting where the career opportunities will be for law graduates. He has counseled attorneys from new lawyers to 20-year practitioners on how and where to hunt for the next, best option.

Affordably priced, the volumes in the “21st Century Legal Career Series” provide law schools and law students or anyone considering a change of career with invaluable guidance and information on the careers of the future!  

For bulk pricing on orders more than 20 copies of an individual title, contact NALP at (202) 835-1001 or email info@nalp.org

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