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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Horizon Expansion 101.2: Corporations

Note. For a more extensive treatment of this important array of legal job opportunities, see JD Advantage Jobs in Corporations: Expanding the Legal Function...

Horizon Expansion 101.1: Law Firms and Subsidiaries

Back in the day—actually not so long ago—the number of places you could go and ways you could use your legal education was quite...

A Job/Career Self-Assessment Exercise: Part 3

The final part of this Job/Career Self-Assessment Exercise poses Specific Job/Career Questions. Once you have responded to all three components of this exercise, you...