On February 22, 2023, Patrick Moya’s article, 3 Job Satisfaction Questions For Partners Considering Moves, was published by Law360, arming law firm partners with thought-provoking guidance on how to evaluate if and when changing firms is the right choice.
Posts Categorized: Law Firm Candidates
When Opportunity Knocks, Should You Answer?
What Law Firm Partners Should Ask When Legal Recruiters Come Calling Are you happy at your law firm? For many partners, that can feel like a very loaded question. The dictionary defines happiness as “a state of well-being and contentment or a pleasurable or satisfying experience.” Since COVID, there has been a renewed focus on… Read more »
Are You Being Underpaid as a Law Firm Partner?
A common reason that many law firm partners decide to look for a new firm is because they think they are being underpaid, yet partners often lack a full understanding of how their law firm determines compensation. Here, we hope to provide some clarity if you have never been on a compensation committee and want… Read more »
Ready to Change Law Firms? Not So Fast, the Grass May Not Be Greener at Another Law Firm
A common situation we see as legal recruiters is law firm partners looking to make a change for the wrong reasons. You may not expect to hear this from a headhunter but most of the candidates we speak with about moving to a new firm, say they are not satisfied with their present firm. However,… Read more »
Be the Partner Your Colleagues Can Trust
An important aspect to success and achievement within a law firm is to be the partner to which your colleagues can turn. This means, your reciprocity, camaraderie, and marketing skills have put you in the position where others look to you for your expertise. How do you become the partner your colleagues can trust? Build… Read more »
Hiring Trends for Law Firms: Who Law Firms Are Looking to Hire
If you’re a partner considering a new opportunity at a law firm, it’s a good time to consider what law firms are looking for in a partner. Law firms are looking for attorneys with a particular set of skills and experience. Before you make a move, consider some of these desirable traits to see if… Read more »
Peak Performance for Lawyers: 8 Tips for Professional Advancement
Attorneys working in a law firm often work long hours and a grueling schedule. It can be challenging to find new ways to advance your legal career. Yet, pushing yourself toward more challenging projects and a higher level of success will allow you to excel at your profession and enjoy what you do. As attorneys,… Read more »
Peak Performance for Lawyers: 5 Tips for Personal Improvement
Attorneys working in a law firm often work long hours and a grueling schedule. It can be challenging to find a balance. Yet improving your well-being and your work habits will help create the work-life balance that we all yearn for. Putting yourself in an optimal position for success will allow you to excel in… Read more »
Is It Time to Make a Change?
There are many reasons you may consider leaving your current firm to embark on a new phase in your law career. Numerous factors are involved in attaining your professional goals. How do you know if it’s time to make a change? Here are some fundamental elements to consider and questions to ask yourself if you’ve… Read more »
How to Showcase Your Experience
Building your brand is essential to attracting clients and appealing to lawyers and firms who may be interested in working with you. With intense competition in the legal field, you cannot afford to be complacent. We recommend you be proactive in identifying your core competencies and key differentiators that help you stand out from the… Read more »