Latest Posts for Job Seekers

June 18, 2024

No matter your position in a law firm; leading a department, overseeing a matter, interfacing with the client, or simply delegating tasks to colleagues, you are wearing the manager’s hat. No matter your title, if you’re asking anyone to pitch in, you’re in the management business. In embracing this role in the firm, you acknowledge the unwritten contract to not only manage work but also to manage morale, motivation, and how your team members find purpose and satisfaction in their endeavors.

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June 4, 2024

For in-house counsel aspiring to a general counsel position, sticking it out at one company for years in hopes of a promotion to the top job isn’t as promising these days.

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June 4, 2024

A study by PwC found that workers who have expertise on artificial intelligence can earn about a 49 percent higher salary than peers without AI skills in the United States, and about a 27 percent higher salary in the United Kingdom. 

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Latest Posts for Employers

May 20, 2024

Associate attrition rates and hiring levels at law firms fell for the second year in a row in 2023, according to a recent report by the NALP Foundation.

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April 23, 2024

As far as acronyms go, “PPL” doesn’t have the same recognition as some others in the law firm financial vernacular. And as a barometer of firm performance, profits per lawyer—a firm’s net income divided by its attorney headcount in full-time-equivalents–also doesn’t get the most attention. But should that change?

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March 29, 2024

Big Law recruiters Johnson Downie and Lippman Jungers have merged. These search firms jointly announced in early March, combining recruiting networks in New York, California and Texas for a 20-recruiter national outfit that seeks to become the Am Law 20’s top headhunter.

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