Latest Posts for Job Seekers

April 6, 2021

After a monumental financial year for law firms, the associate lateral hiring market is on a hot streak, and firms are making every effort to entice more corporate young lawyers, including huge signing bonuses and extending offers to associates the day of their interviews. 

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March 22, 2021

In the good old days (12 months ago), when lawyers interviewed for jobs, they dressed up in suits, maybe flew across the country, met with numerous people – sometimes sequentially and sometimes together – shook hands, ate a meal, and had a glass of wine. In other words, they exchanged germs in as many ways as possible. Chances are good they even wore shoes. 

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March 16, 2021

The demand for associates from law firms in Atlanta rebounded this year after a major slowdown in associate hiring in 2020 from the pandemic. 

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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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