Compliance & Regulation

A cascade of laws and regulations (The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, the Affordable Care Act, and the Dodd-Frank Act,), plus vigorous government enforcement, has upgraded the nature of the compliance function. Candidates armed with law degrees are viewed very favorably by employers seeking compliance professionals. Read about these employment opportunities in these posts and in 21st Century Legal Career Series Volume 2.

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Job Opportunities in Spinoffs

MetLife, the nation’s largest life insurance company, has just received approval from the Delaware insurance regulator to spin off its core business—life insurance. The...

Debunking Legal Job Myths #2: Corporations Don’t Hire Entry-Level Attorneys

It is a common refrain (and for the most part an accurate assessment) within the legal community that corporate in-house counsel offices won’t consider...

Legal Careers with Special Purpose Districts

Special purpose districts (a.k.a. “special districts”) are one of the largest “hidden” legal job and career opportunity markets. The U.S. has more than 51,000...