From Big Law or In-House: Who’s the Best Hire for Your Legal Department?

Originally published by on 06.25.24
Kathleen Mon circle

"When hiring in-house counsel, is it essential that the candidate already has in-house experience, or are you potentially missing out on the best hire with that filter? The short answer is nuanced. Often, the best candidates are those who have a few solid years of big law training out of law school, followed by in-house experience under high-quality legal and business leadership."

Kathleen Mon is featured on, sharing her insights on whether law firm or in-house lawyers are better suited for your company's legal department, emphasizing the benefits of a blend of experiences.

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Topics: Kathleen Mon, Career Advice, In-House, Law Firm, American Lawyer