As outside counsel, your duty is to serve your client, no matter the feelings that may be hurt.
As in-house counsel, you may be stepping in front of more buses than you’d previously thought.
How should corporate counsel advise their clients when it comes to the legalization of cannabis for either recreational or medicinal use?
No matter what area of the law you find yourself in, rarely will ‘straight answers’ exist.
If a colleague errantly states something is against the law when it clearly is not, that is an opportunity to educate rather than belittle.
Sometimes, to do the right thing, you have to make a decision much hastier than you might normally be comfortable with doing so.
Share your ‘cheese’ — your time — with all of your ‘constituents’ — your clients. You won’t regret it.
Clients know they’re paying for Biglaw’s opulent holiday parties, so maybe don’t post so many pictures on social media as a reminder.
Threaten their future business income, and they just may snap into action.
For in-house counsel, having a hired Biglaw gun and hundreds of other attorneys on demand certainly has its perks.