Latest Posts for Job Seekers

October 20, 2020

When being hired as the head of a legal department, it is not only difficult for the new general counsel, whose arrival can send anxiety and uncertainty through a whole company. But there are things that general counsel can do to help ease the transition. 

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October 5, 2020

Some small law firms may have chosen a successor. Most have not. Nor have they written a succession plan. Partners spend the majority of their time growing their practice.

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September 29, 2020

A lot of associates at top firms are ecstatic to see that they will receive thousands of dollars in the form of special fall bonuses. However, given the precariousness of the COVID-19 economy, and the damage it has caused, are there ways firms can show appreciation for their associates when they are unable to give out bonuses?

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Latest Posts for Employers

October 14, 2020

Even before the pandemic, Davis Wright Tremaine partners were considering long-term structural changes at the firm. But the fallout from COVID-19 accelerated that schedule, according to Pete Johnson, the partner-in-charge of the firm’s Seattle office.

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May 26, 2020

With the impact of COVID-19 and the transition to remote working for many industries, how is recruiting for your clients different? What remains the same?

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May 12, 2020

There’s no question that COVID-19 changed the world and your interviewing strategy should reflect this new reality. Prospective employers can learn much about the candidates under consideration by exploring how they handled the resultant business shutdown. Digging deeper into lateral prospects’ work experience during the pandemic and their reactions to the transition from office to remote working (and, at some point, back again) can be quite informative.

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