Preparing for a Lateral Move as Partner

Preparing for a Lateral Move as Partner

Lateraling to another firm as a Partner necessarily involves more logistics than previous career moves as an associate. For associates, the focus is on skillset, experience, and grades. For partners, it is inherently more complicated to move an entire practice to...
Legal Recruiting Trends and Future Forecasting

Legal Recruiting Trends and Future Forecasting

It’s hard to succinctly summarize how different the world looks today than it did just a few years ago and how those changes have impacted every corner of the world, including the legal industry. Things have changed, to say the least, in how and when we work, attorney...
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...