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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…

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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. But, we can start with what we are seeing now and where that might take us…

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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...

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The Lateral Market Past, Present & Future

The Lateral Market Past, Present & Future

What is so incredibly remarkable about the 2020 lateral partner market in Texas is that it was rather unremarkable. Phrased differently, lateral movements in Texas continued almost as normal (in terms of the number of lateral moves) when compared with past years…

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Changing with the Times

Changing with the Times

The process of law firm movement in 2020 has changed things… a lot. To be very frank about it, moving from one law firm to another, particularly as a partner, can be and often is a logistical nightmare. Between the extended interview process, open exchange of information (LPQ’s, firm financial documents), resigning/gently disentangling from the old firm, and notifying clients of the change etc., let’s just say it is a process. A big one…

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Covid Survey Results

Covid Survey Results

Thank you to those who participated in our survey, which was open to our newsletter subscribers from April 14 to 27. The results are shared below. We will continue providing insight and analysis here, as we monitor the state of the legal industry in Texas and discuss with partners throughout the state how they are responding to shifting public health and economic conditions…

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