4 Ways Millennials Will Change Law Departments

Law360, Chicago (May 25, 2016, 11:11 PM EDT) -- As millennials graduate from BigLaw training grounds and take jobs with corporate legal departments, their employers and outside counsel will have to adjust to the next generation of the in-house bar. Here’s how things might change.

The Hiring Process Will Evolve

Millennials often have less obvious skill sets that employers shouldn’t ignore. It’s about being flexible about the way you define a role: After all, that contracts lawyer might turn out to have social media expertise the company can put to use, says Mike Sachs, a partner at Major Lindsey & Africa who does in-house placements.

“For a lot of older-generation...

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