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New in-house counsel applicants face specific requirements in New York

Applicants must establish certification of moral fortitude and no-objection to local jurisdictions’ authorities

New York City is one of the world’s hubs for so many markets: stocks, theater, pizza. But a market for legal services it is as well, and continues to grow at a strong rate of being a hub for in-house litigation attorney jobs.

But, remarkably, as JD Journal notes, despite the heavy competition for in-house litigation attorney jobs in New York City, there are great prospects for new lawyers seeking counsel positions. The Journal specifies that court work is necessary for in-house litigation attorneys, and in New York, an attorney must comply with the provisions of Part 522 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law. New York state is unique is its specifications for which attorneys can be deemed in-house counsel. The Journal quotes part of the definition: 

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Juliana Kenny

Juliana Kenny is a contributor to, covering a range of topics including patent litigation, conflict mineral laws, executive compensation, and antitrust regulation. Juliana earned B.A.s...

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