What Partners are Asking Us (About You!)

What Partners are Asking Us (About You!)

Looking for leverage to attract lateral partner hires? We’ve put our collective experience together to share the top questions and concerns we hear most from partner-level candidates about prospective firms: 1. Leverage/Support: Partners have always been interested in...
Recruiting “Do’s”

Recruiting “Do’s”

In our last newsletter, we went over the don’ts of recruiting. Alas, we are here to start 2022 on a positive note — the yes’s and do’s of recruiting attorneys.  But enough awkward conjunctions — we put our heads together and with our 40+...
Here We Are

Here We Are

Normally, this would be a space where we’d write about some issue impacting legal recruiting. We could write about the amazing rebound of the legal industry, the lateral churn, the “hot” legal markets, etc. But we wanted to share something a little different as we...
8 Unforced Errors Firms Make When Recruiting Talent

8 Unforced Errors Firms Make When Recruiting Talent

Definition of unforced error : a missed shot or lost point (as in tennis) that is entirely a result of the player’s own blunder and not because of the opponent’s skill or effort. Across the country, the labor market is extremely tight. Help Wanted signs...
The Increasing Allure of Boutique & Mid-Sized Firms

The Increasing Allure of Boutique & Mid-Sized Firms

Over the past decade and beyond, we’ve witnessed an incredible consolidation of “big commercial law firms” in the U.S. market. Law firms have combined in every corner of the country, from the large, headline-grabbing transatlantic mega mergers, to the gobbling up of...
The Lateral Market Past, Present & Future

The Lateral Market Past, Present & Future

As 2020 and all its upheavals melts into the start of 2021, there’s no denying it has been a remarkable year. But one of the most remarkable parts of 2020 for the lateral partner market in Texas is that it’s been…well, unremarkable. Lateral movements...