More law school students with legal innovation ambitions are considering corporate legal departments as their preferred employer post-graduation. But while a relatively limited job market keeps most graduates from being too picky, legal departments are beginning to develop programs and entry-level roles to target new attorneys.

If law firms are trying to market themselves as a hub of innovation to law school students, they are losing that battle, said Suffolk University Law School professor and Legal Innovation & Technology Concentration director Dyane O’Leary.