What is it about going in-house that seems to increasingly draw attorneys from law firms to in-house legal departments? According to a recent survey conducted by NALP, the attrition rate for experienced attorneys with about five years of experience jumped dramatically from 60% in 2000 to 78% in 2005.
Usually when a large company faces a lawsuit, the suit isn't filed by one of its top in-house attorneys. But that's exactly what General Electric Co., the world's second-largest company, is dealing with.
Are you overworked? Tired of stressing about your billable requirements? Dissatisfied with the level of responsibility you are given or the quality of your deals? Miss having a life outside of the law firm? Not confident in the ability to make partner at your law firm? Been daydreaming lately about finding the perfect in-house position?