Earlier this month, I was at a large gathering of lawyers when the conversation turned to New Year’s resolutions. I was pleasantly surprised by how many mentioned that their resolution (beyond the typical weight loss one!) for 2017 was to do more pro bono work. In fact, several of them were intrigued by the FLEX by Fenwick model specifically because they would ideally like to serve private sector clients roughly 75% of the time and then be able to devote the rest of their time and energies to causes they are passionate about.
Fenwick & West recently hosted Corporate Legal Professional Network’s Annual Career Night “Trouble Shooting Your Legal Career”. We were lucky enough to be in the audience and wanted you to benefit from the information and advice shared that evening.
So far, our blog series have focused on more “traditional” ways of developing an in-house legal career. We’ve provided tips on making the first transition from a law firm practice to in-house, advancing your career once you’re in-house and networking (both in person and online).