When law firm partners are considering a move to another firm or a legal recruiter contacts them about an opportunity, one of the first questions to consider is whether it makes sense to work with a recruiter. There are many benefits to engaging with a recruiter to help you identify and evaluate law firms and… Read more »

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.

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 »

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 »

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 »

Law firms that are able to effectively tell their unique stories are more likely to attract and land high-achieving attorneys in their field. A growing number of firms are partnering with dedicated legal search firms in to create and share their values and missions with prospective candidates. Here are some tips for working with a… Read more »

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 »

The employment of lawyers is projected to grow 9 percent over the next decade. Because the lateral market is often considered to be volatile, it can be difficult to accurately predict just how much law firms are growing. But, the number of notable mergers and transitions among the nation’s largest firms recently suggests that some… Read more »

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 »