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Opportunities in corporate law practice and management for graduates and young attorneys.

American Law Student Association.

Opportunities in corporate law practice and management for graduates and young attorneys.

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Corporate legal departments -- United States.

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      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF299.I5 A56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p.
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5091882M
      LC Control Number74163427

      The class entering law school in was the largest on record. Since then, there has been a sharp decrease in the number of law school applicants, perhaps as potential students learned of the difficulties facing new law school graduates. “The law firms aren’t hiring anywhere near the way they used to hire, and yet law schools are. Kightlinger & Gray, LLP provides full-service corporate counsel to businesses throughout Indiana and Kentucky. We are experienced in guiding companies of all sizes from their initial start-up decisions, to the day-to-day legal matters established businesses face, through the resolution and closing of business operations, if necessary. We routinely handle general corporate counsel. Another growth area is international business law, an extension of corporate law practice that advises businesses and governments on issues involving the movement of goods, services, and technology across national borders. Students tend to assume that business law is always private practice, but that is not so.


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Opportunities in corporate law practice and management for graduates and young attorneys. by American Law Student Association. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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