Mike pens a monthly career advice column in Corporate Counsel magazine.
Check out his most recent columns in Corporate Counsel (law.com) discussing how AI may affect jobs in law and whether your current pay is keeping up with inflation. He also offers some tips every new general counsel should consider when inheriting a new legal department.
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AI vs. LawWorld, Cage Match Pending
Goldman Sachs predicts that artificial intelligence will disrupt 44% of legal jobs. While no one is suggesting that four out of ten lawyers will be replaced by technology advances, make no mistake: companies prefer fewer lawyers to more lawyers, and corporate counsel should prepare for the future accordingly.
Are You Underpaid?
Did your 2023 salary increase outpace inflation? Or do you feel as though you are running in place on the compensation treadmill? Many inside counsel feel underpaid. But are you?
Top 10 Tips for a New General Counsel
You are inheriting 10 attorneys, including three direct reports. Two of your direct reports were qualified for your job, but the CEO wanted to go outside for new leadership. Welcome to Day One. Here are ten tips for general counsels in this situation.