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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Research Compliance Takes Off

A little-known area of compliance is becoming a very big deal. A massive amount of money flows into research every year. This is true...

Debunking Legal Job Myths #4.1: There Are Only Two Ways to Get a Job…

…by responding to a job ad, or by networking. True, that’s the way conventional legal job-seekers, who comprise almost 100 percent of the cohort, go...

K-12 School Law on Fire

U.S. school districts are increasingly seeing the need to hire in-house counsel. At the same time, a growing number of law firms are launching...