The Path Less Followed: The Rise in Nontraditional Career
Date & Time
Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Zach Abramowitz David Lat Rose Walker Chris Wilson

A law degree can be a ticket to a growing range of professional ventures as the legal industry increasingly relies on technology, analytics, process improvement, privacy and more. What opportunities does the evolving profession provide for both JDs and business professionals working in legal.

We will hear about:

  • What new roles are needed in law firms and law departments

  • How have people used law degrees or legal experience outside a firm setting

  • What do law schools need to do to prepare graduates for new realities of law

  • Stories of lawyers creating startups or taking on new roles


Zach Abramowitz - Co-Founder and CEO,
David Lat - Managing Director, Lateral Link
Chris Wilson -  Partner, Taylor English Duma LLP


Rose Walker - News Editor, Legal Week, ALM Media