I Don’t Think I Belong Here . . .

3 Ways You’re Letting Your Imposter Syndrome Sabotage Your Career You’re the first one into the office every day, bring in the most new business, and command more praise from managers than any of your colleagues. So why do you feel this overwhelming fear of not being as smart, as talented or as deserving as co-workers think? This nagging worry of being “found out” as a fraud is known as Impostor Syndrome, and you’re far from alone in feeling its effects. Aside from narcissists and sociopaths, … Continued

Technology Transactions Law

Technology Transactions Law What is Information Technology Law? Information Technology Law covers the issues that arise when companies develop, license, acquire, or sell intellectual property, information technology, and/or computer-related and other technloogy products and services. Lawyers in this field advise clients on a broad range of issues across various industries. Such topics include intellectual property, licensing, software, hardware, technology transfer, outsourcing, e-commerce, procurement, consulting services, Internet, telecommunications, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. What do Information Technology lawyers do? Information Technology … Continued

Do I Want To Be A Legal Recruiter?!?!

Do I Want To Be A Legal Recruiter?!?! How Do I Make The Choice? You’ve graduated from a top law school, you’ve participated in the right summer associate program and the best summer internships, and, now have a job at a premier law firm. You used to be excited about working in one of the top attorney jobs in the country. But, now, when you finally get to work, you find it incredibly unfulfilling. The hours are long, the work … Continued

Don’t Get Caught Committing These Job Hunting Mistakes

Don’t Get Caught Committing These Job Hunting Mistakes 5 Ways You Can Mess Up Your Interview and How to Improve! Congratulations on getting your job interview!  You’re looking for a new position, a new career, and, now, in being granted an interview – you’ve been asked to participate in an important first step in furthering your future.  As you prepare yourself for this interview, you don’t make simple mistakes that can derail your process!  As you might imagine, what you … Continued

Information Technology / Technology Transactions Law

Information Technology / Technology Transactions Law What is Information Technology Law? Information Technology Law covers the issues that arise when companies develop, license, acquire, or sell intellectual property, information technology, and/or computer-related and other technloogy products and services. Lawyers in this field advise clients on a broad range of issues across various industries. Such topics include intellectual property, licensing, software, hardware, technology transfer, outsourcing, e-commerce, procurement, consulting services, Internet, telecommunications, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. What do Information Technology lawyers … Continued

Derivatives and Futures Law

Derivatives and Futures Law What is Derivatives Law? Most generally, a client – a bank or a business – will use a derivative, an investment product, to hedge risks which they feel are out of their control. This area of law requires a multi-disciplinary approach, a reflection of the wide variety of participants and products in the financial market. In working in derivatives law, an attorney will work with clients which include, among others, banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity funds, … Continued

The Employees You Will Find in Law Firms

The Employees You Will Find in Law Firms When you walk into a law practice, you will discover a variety of different employees, and it’s these employees that help a law firm stay afloat. Lexacount Search thought it would benefit you to understand what these jobs are, and how they help a law firm maintain stability. Partners  The partners are the ‘owners’ of the law firm. They have the highest fees and make the most profit. They are also known … Continued

Premises Liability Law

Premises Liability Law What is premises liability law? Premises liability law holds landowners accountable when a person injures him or herself on a property because of a dangerous condition. Typically, most premises liability claims are based on negligence. For example, if person A went to person B’s house, and person A tripped on the front porch, which was in poor condition, and injured themselves; then person A could file a premises liability claim against person B, due to negligence of … Continued

International Development Law

International Development Law What is International Development Law? International Development Law focuses on using the law to improve social and economic development in the international sphere.  More specifically, international development concentrates on improving the political, human, economic, and social conditions of life for all in alleviating poverty and improving education, creating access to healthcare, providing jobs and economic and infrastructure stability and development. What do International Development lawyers do? Lawyers in this field of practice are involved in a range … Continued

Hedge Fund Law

Hedge Funds What is a hedge fund? A hedge fund is a specific sort of investment, in equity or debt transaction, which is available only to sophisticated investors, such as institutions and high net worth individuals with significant assets.  In a hedge fund practice, an attorney will work with clients who are fund sponsors and investors who are looking to create or buy into different investment schemes that include hedge funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, distressed … Continued