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Maxwell D. Rosenthal

Maxwell D. Rosenthal is in-house counsel at a large media and entertainment company in New York City. He is also the author of The Bridge: How to Launch Your Career through a Legal Internship (Lexis Nexis 2015), which can be found on his website Max also frequently speaks at law schools and bar associations on topics related to career development and legal experiential learning. He can be reached at or on twitter at @MaxDRosenthal.

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3 Steps to Making the Most of Networking Events

by Maxwell D. Rosenthal | April 06, 2016

Aside from your actual abilities, the next most powerful professional tool is your professional network. Virtually all of your career goals are made...

10 Tips for Cover Letter Success

by Maxwell D. Rosenthal | February 03, 2016

A cover letter is the first chance you get to present yourself to a potential employee in an engaging way. It allows you to go into detail about your...

Six Things Lawyers Should Know Before Going In-House

by Maxwell D. Rosenthal | December 21, 2015

Private firms and government jobs aren’t for everyone. Some law students are a much better fit in-house at a company. This is where you can focus on...

One Thing You Must Know When Seeking a Legal Internship: Yourself

by Maxwell D. Rosenthal | November 23, 2015

Law school is filled with important decisions. You choose which elective courses to take, clubs and associations to join, journals to write for,...

Seven Things Legal Interns Must do to be Successful

by Maxwell D. Rosenthal | October 28, 2015

Law students are now expected to graduate with at least two legal internship experiences under their belt, including externships, clinics,...