Legal Publications Listed below are various law-related publications that may be useful for students searching for in-house counsel information or employment opportunities. Students may check with the Career Services Office or the Law Library for copies of the following:
Corporate Counsel magazine is published bimonthly by American Lawyer Media.
Directory of Corporate Counsel (Aspen Law & Business), a two volume reference of corporate legal departments worldwide, is indexed by geographic location, lawyer name, and corporate name.
Diversity and the Bar, a quarterly magazine of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, highlights the accomplishments of minority lawyers both in-house and in private practice, and spotlights corporations and law firms striving for diversity in the workplace.
Going In-House: A Guide for Law Students and Recent Graduates, by Donna Gerson (National Association for Law Career Services, 1999). A copy of this publication may also be obtained by contacting NALP, 1666 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Ste. 325, Washington, DC 20009 Tel: (202) 667-1666
Martindale-Hubbell Corporate Law Directory offers the entire American Corporate Counsel Association (ACCA) membership directory, along with in-depth information about lawyers with in-house legal departments. This database can also be searched electronically using Lexis-Nexis (Library: MARHUB; File: CORP).
The National Law Journal, a weekly legal newspaper, highlights in-house legal counsel in every issue. This is a great way to learn about in-house lawyers and their professional paths.
National Directory of Women Corporate Counsel is published in cooperation with the ABA Law Practice Management Section, Women Rainmakers. For more information, visit the web site or call (800) 285-2221 and ask for product code 5110397.