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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Tax “Reform” Means Legal Jobs

The last time Congress undertook a major overhaul of the tax laws, it spawned a surge in legal and law-related employment opportunities for attorneys....

How to Develop a Competitive Edge

Having seen and reviewed thousands of law student resumes, I am always struck by how uniform and “cookie-cutter” they are: the same formats, the...

The Practice Area Analysis Template in Action

In my last posting about this data-driven template I developed in order to chart practice area trends, I said I would post an example...