Faculty Notes

Freedman Institute Coordinator Lisa Bertrand Quoted in U.S. News Story With Advice for Students Seeking a Corporate Law Job

Lisa BertrandLisa Bertrand, coordinator for the Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics, is quoted as an expert in “Pick the Right Law School for a Corporate Law Job,” a Dec. 8, 2016, article in U.S. News & World Report.

The article offers advice about identifying law schools that prepare students well for a position at a corporate law firm, suggesting that there are four key characteristics these laws schools must have.

Ms. Bertrand, a former corporate attorney, is quoted in the section about “a good academic reputation.”


Lisa Bertrand, legal ethics coordinator with the Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and a former corporate attorney, puts it this way: “I always tell students, if you want to work for a big law firm, the easiest path is to get top grades from a top school and be perfectly poised and polished during the interview,” she said in an email.

Read the full article on the U.S. News & World Report website.