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Insolvency Law

Insolvency Law

When organizations and individuals cannot pay their debts, they turn to an insolvency/ restructuring lawyer.

Executive Assistance (EA)

Executive Assistance (EA)

They set up the exec’s schedule, field his or her calls, make travel arrangements, and may sit in on meetings for the executive as well.

Corporate Law (Capital Markets)

Corporate Law (Capital Markets)

Capital Markets lawyers help corporations get funding necessary for growth through equity securities (such as stocks), debt securities (such as bonds), and other financial instruments.

Construction and Property Law

Construction and Property Law

Attorneys who work in real estate law handle issues related to the sale, rental, management, financing, construction, or use of commercial or residential property and the buildings on it.

Insurance Law

Insurance Law

There are various types of insurance lawyers, and the duties each one performs varies based on his or her particular niche.

Tax Law

Tax Law

Tax lawyers typically work in an advisory capacity, assisting people with wealth management and personal tax liability issues as well as businesses with minimizing their tax liabilities.

Corporate Law (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Corporate Law (Mergers & Acquisitions)

As a corporate attorney involved in mergers & acquisitions (M&A) or private equity law, the main focus is on ensuring that the financing, sale, or merger of a company goes smoothly without and legal issues to complicate matters or void contracts later.

Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Law

Generally speaking, intellectual property lawyers help protect the rights of people who design or own creative works, i.e. products of the intellect.

Employment and Labor Law

Employment and Labor Law

Employment lawyers handle all aspects of labor and employment law, ranging from protecting employees from unfair or discriminatory practices through helping organizations create employee policies that fall within legal guidelines.

Family Law

Family Law

Family lawyers handle a wide variety of matters having to do with marriages and children, such as divorce and dissolution of marriage, child custody, paternity, adoption, termination of parental rights, guardianship, emancipation, and occasionally cases involving allegations of neglect and abuse, as well as restraining orders.

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Criminal lawyers defend the rights of those accused or convicted of crimes.

Dispute Resolution / Litigation Law

Dispute Resolution / Litigation Law

These attorneys focus on civil matters, or person-to-person issues, as opposed to those that involve criminal charges or negotiating contracts.

Antitrust Law

Antitrust Law

They may work for the government, for a firm, or even in-house for a company, but their goal is always the same; to ensure fair competitive practices are followed by companies.

Arbitration / Mediation

Arbitration / Mediation

Because taking a case to court can be both costly and time-intensive, many jurisdictions now encourage or even require that parties engaged in a dispute go through arbitration or mediation beforehand.

Human Resources

Human Resources

Internal human resource professionals oversee a wide variety of tasks related to the hiring, retaining, and letting go of a companys employees.

Journalism

Journalism

Journalists report for newspapers, magazines, radio, and other news outlets.

High School Teaching

High School Teaching

High school teachers, often called secondary school teachers, are responsible for the education of children roughly between the ages of 13 and 18.