Trendspotting – Are You Ready?

As an owner in a legal search practice, a number of legal recruiting articles come across my screen on a daily basis. It occurs to me that anyone could get lost in the quagmire of information on what’s hot, what’s … [more]

A Radical Approach to Career Transition

Quite often a lawyer will approach a career change with limited perspective or experience in understanding the scope of a career transition. This is the case when changing companies, changing industries, moving from a law firm to an in-house role … [more]

Welcoming Technology Into the New Year

There are many predictions for 2019, so we thought we would steer away from piling on with more predictions. Instead, we thought it would be beneficial to share our “top five” technology resources that we use or which General Counsel … [more]

Does Corporate Culture Matter?

A hot topic of conversation lately at conferences, in articles and in our conversations with attorneys and our clients is corporate culture- what is it and why does it matter? The question in part may be driven by millennials influencing … [more]

Market Report: The Demand for “Brand Lawyers”

“Brand lawyers” are in demand in the life sciences industry.  The term “brand lawyer” is often used to describe an attorney with experience supporting a specific brand/product that is on the market.  For example, a brand lawyer within the pharmaceutical industry … [more]

What is the Best Structure for your In House Legal Department?

We work closely with legal departments across a wide range of industries and have a first-hand view of the different ways that in house legal departments are structured. If you are experiencing challenges growing your legal department and have difficulty … [more]

Should You Stay Or Should You Go?

We have all been told that staying at a job for a long time is an asset.  In past generations, people were known to spend the entirety of their careers at the same organization.  In current times, however, the landscape … [more]

Market Report: Evaluating “Lateral” In-House Moves

The definition of a lateral move is subjective.  Most attorneys believe that a career move is ‘lateral’ (and therefore not worthwhile) if the title and compensation are similar to his/her current situation.  With the current market, however, that premise no longer … [more]