A corporate lawyer is someone who is hired to look out for a company to make sure all their financial statements are proper and legal. They don’t spend much time in a court room, as a matter of fact, some corporate lawyers don’t see action in their first 5-7 years. Also, a corporate lawyer can work in the private sector and be called upon by a company if needed. There are many skills needed to be able to call yourself a corporate lawyer. Such traits are being able to know the insides and outsides of business and finance. They must know the laws of business in order to ensure the corporation they work for is following all the laws. Also, writing to communicate with their clients is an important skill. Legal Reference Sources: Statutory Law: United States. (n.d.). Retrieved December 3, 2014, from