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Quite often, the road out of law school leads straight to an associate position at a firm, at least for students who want to use their degrees to practice in the private sector. But some law students have different dreams than climbing the ladder to partnerthey’d like to work in the legal department.

Rebekah Mintzer

Rebekah is the editor of the In-House Desk at American Lawyer Media. She and her team work on telling stories about corporate legal departments and what makes in-house lawyers tick.

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