What Firms Should Ask Before Hiring Attorneys From Gov’t

Lateral hiring can be a gamble, and hiring from government even more so. Several years ago, a senior DOJ lawyer moved back in to private practice after many years in government service. External due diligence revealed that despite a positive reputation and a previous stint as an AmLaw 25 partner, there was a serious question […]

6 Strategies for Attracting Top Talent in a Tough Market

May 2019 Though you know how important it is to hire the top talent in the legal field, the ultra-competitive job market makes it challenging. Unemployment is at 3.7 percent — the lowest rate in 50 years. While this is good news for workers, who have their choice of positions to pick from, it makes it […]

These Law Firms Keep Their Partnership Ranks Lean

Law360 May 13, 2019 Law360’s latest head count survey of the largest law firms in the U.S. reveals 19 firms that keep their partnership ranks exclusive, a tactical decision made with an eye toward boosting a firm’s competitive edge, and its profits. For firms in the ranking with at least 200 attorneys, the partner ranks by […]