Are You Presenting Yourself in the Best Light?

The Scenario You are a law firm partner with a “book” of business that is not consistent year-to-year and may not be that “portable”, so you are concerned that you might oversell yourself in that interview you have scheduled tomorrow. … [more]

A Closer Look at the Reasons to Go In-House

More and more lawyers are looking to transition from the law firm environment to the in-house world. The desire to “go in-house” seems to have a consistent theme – lawyers feel that they have no control over their schedules at … [more]

Can Your Network Be A Recruiting Strategy?

If a member of your legal team has ever resigned at the worst possible moment, the memory of the stress on you and your department likely was present for a long time. You can avoid, or at least alleviate, that … [more]

Making The Transition to an In-House Position

As a legal recruiter, we focus exclusively on the permanent placement of attorneys in both law firm and in-house settings. In short, we speak to lawyers at varying levels every day all day! During those conversations, we often hear lawyers … [more]

Assessing Corporate Culture and Fit

Determining if a corporation or a law firm is a good fit is critical to the longer term success of your career. How does one determine a good fit? Fit relates to corporate culture. Corporate culture is based on company … [more]

The Insider’s Guide to Creating A Hiring Plan

As a candidate or as a legal leader you may find it insightful to take a moment to think about the recruiting process from early inception. How then might this influence your recruitment plan or how might these insights benefit … [more]

Managing Your Reputation

Have you ever thought about your reputation and how it might impact your career? Is there a correlation between a positive reputation and your ability to secure the assignments, cases/deals and the career advancement you want? What constitutes a reputation? … [more]

The Executive Recruiter as a Trusted Advisor

In 1999, I made a significant and life changing decision to leave the practice of law and founded a legal search firm, Princeton Legal Search Group. I am often asked what about the business inspires me, motivates me and continues … [more]