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]

Your LinkedIn Profile: An Asset or a Liability?

Over the past few years, LinkedIn has grown from an online networking forum to a professional platform that has the potential to disrupt and fundamentally change the recruitment process across a multitude of industries.  LinkedIn can be an incredibly powerful … [more]

The Compensation Conversation

When you are interviewing for a new legal position, you will most certainly be questioned at some point about compensation. We completely understand the push-back that lawyers have when they are asked in an interview (and sometimes asked multiple times … [more]

The Interview, Asking the Right Questions

What Will YOU Ask During the Interview? Be prepared for the great switch– the point in the interview when the interviewer turns the table and asks if you have any questions for them.  Asking the right questions during an interview … [more]

Market Strategies for a Successful Legal Succession Plan

Succession planning can be exact and precise, or it can be open and loosely interpreted. The format will depend in part on your organization’s culture and resources. Below are suggestions on how to supplement what you may be doing or … [more]

Market Report: The Realities Of Going In-House As A Litigator

Litigators with a specialized skillset fare better in the in-house market.  One of the impressive traits of general litigators is their ability to become expert in various subject matters in a short period of time.  Quite frankly, their clients and the … [more]

Four Mistakes Employers Make When Extending A Job Offer

You’ve completed the final round of interviews of a stellar lawyer who will add depth and breadth to your legal department. Your internal business clients are thrilled, unanimously agree on the wisdom of the hire, and can’t wait to begin … [more]