May 12, 2020
Due diligence into their target law firms by lateral candidates is even more important in the post-COVID era. The way a law firm handled the economic shutdown and reopening, as well as its management and financial posture afterward, are vital considerations when determining which firm would be the best fit for the candidate and, for partner candidates, her clients.
April 28, 2020
“Stay home and stay healthy” and “we’re all in this together” have become common mantras during this trying time. The COVID-19 crisis has shown us that we are sharing common experiences, but individual circumstances within that broader common experience vary greatly.
April 21, 2020
The business landscape has been going through a constant and sometimes unpredictable change. In-house counsel are anticipating to drive stability and value, and act as business partners, not just legal advisers.
April 14, 2020
The coronavirus has completely altered the hiring landscape, perhaps forever, according to in-house and executive recruiters. But it’s not all bad.
April 7, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, law firms are relying on technology and videoconferencing more than ever to hire and onboard attorneys and staff during this crisis. Unfortunately, however, many will not be able to achieve 100% remote onboarding.
March 31, 2020
Recent data from the National Association for Law Placement shows 2019 was a strong year for summer associate hiring, but the COVID-19 crisis is raising questions on whether those summer programs will go on as expected.
March 23, 2020
Confessions of a Legal Recruiter is an ongoing series of articles to advise experienced attorneys at every stage of their career to take them to the next level. From making the lateral partner move to succession planning.
March 17, 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, there are no signs of a panicked hiring freeze just yet. Offers are even already out to the newest round of associates. However, as this situation evolves, the pandemic is bound to affect the legal job market.
March 10, 2020
Jessica Nguyen, an in-house leader and former Microsoft Corp. lawyer, is building a career by helping technology startups develop their legal departments. After serving as the first-ever top lawyer for software company Avalara Inc. and compensation data firm PayScale Inc., Nguyen joins Seattle-based Lexion as CLO of the AI-powered contract management startup.
March 3, 2020
The law firm hiring spike continues! The month of February saw a major increase in hiring new top lawyers in all different industries. From health care giants Centene Corp. and WellCare Health Plans Inc., to major retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc. and entertainment corporation Six Flags, many areas of industry made big changes in the wake of the New Year.