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The Lawyer Whisperer Compensation Series
2022 In House Legal Compensation Trends (+ A Few Numbers)
Has Covid-19 Impacted In House Compensation for Lawyers?
How to tell when a “Final Offer” is really final.
What is the compensation and reporting structure for a VP of Legal? Is it better to have a broader title like this or something more specific?
“What Are Your Compensation Expectations?”: How To Answer This Question The Right Way.
I have 2 offers. Which one should I take?
I’m a 4th year law firm associate and want to move in house at a tech start-up. What is “market” compensation for someone with my profile?
Words To Live By For A Successful Career.
How to ask about compensation in a job interview without sounding greedy.
Should You Always Counter a Job Offer?
Make. Your. Own. Luck. Here’s how…
Is it Common for Employers To Buy Out a Candidate’s Unvested RSUs as part of their compensation/job offer?
I’m interested in a great job, but the money is below what I would accept. Should I apply anyway and see if I can get what I need after the employer falls in love with me?
I have recently been promoted to Interim GC at my company. Should I ask for more money?
If I am required to keep my compensation confidential (by state law or agreement with my employer), can I tell an employer in a job interview? If so, what’s the best way to say it without sounding snarky?
Should you disclose your compensation in a job interview?
What is the market compensation range and practice profile for a Director of IP?
The Secret To Retaining Your Top Performers.
My current title is Group General Counsel. I want to switch jobs and am open to a more junior title/role at a larger company. How do I convince an employer that I’m ok with this?
Is it common for startups not to offer bonuses?
How to ask for more money when you’re asked to take on more at work.
How Much Does a Startup General Counsel in Silicon Valley Make?
I’m a senior in house counsel and have been asked to take over as acting VP of HR for 6-8 months. VPs are paid more in my company so how should I approach compensation for this offer?
ABA Journal names The Lawyer Whisperer among top blogs on “Blawg 100”.
This is the exact way to deal with an unreasonable, hostile and unpredictable boss.
What offer terms are acceptable to negotiate for an in house position? How do I figure out where there might be room to negotiate and what truly is set in stone?
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