Published on December 9, 2016 | by LawNews
Freedman Institute Coordinator Lisa Bertrand Quoted in U.S. News Story With Advice for Students Seeking a Corporate Law Job
Lisa 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.