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 »

Observing your competition in the marketplace can help you devise a smart hiring strategy as you plan for the future of your law firm. What are the current movements in the market? What are talented candidates looking for? What are areas of growth for the firm? Answering some of these questions can help you attract… Read more »

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 »

There are many ways for law firms to win talent. As legal recruiters, we are often asked by our key clients, “what should our firm do to attract the best attorneys?” The first step is to think strategically about your mission and what you’re trying to accomplish. Next, we make sure that you have incorporated… Read more »