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  • The Big Data Revolution

    The Big Data Revolution

    New developments in data collection and software architecture have revolutionized a myriad of industries by allowing them to perform data analysis on large data sets. …

  • How In-House Counsel Are Raising The Bar For Law Firm Diversity

    Law firms have increasingly prioritized what we can all agree is an important goal: meaningful improvement in the diversity of their ranks. Beyond the positive human and workplace impetus behind this push, firms are experiencing a growing trend of externalpressure to increase parity through all levels of hiring and promotion.…

  • 10 Things We’ve Learned In The Past 10 Years

    Ten years ago, I had the idea to start a legal recruiting firm. We quickly grew from a four-person shop to an international firm with over fifty employees. Now we are proud to announce we are celebrating our tenth anniversary this month, and in honor of this anniversary, we’ve decided…

  • 4 Things To Consider Before You Take The Lateral Plunge

    Doubt and apprehension are integral parts of a lateral move; transitioning your practice to a new platform, especially after years of integration at your current firm, can seem daunting. When news broke a few days ago of a Vinson & Elkins partner’s last-minute about-face, some expressed astonishment, bemusement, and a…

  • The Tipping Point Of A Lateral Offer: Interview Prep

    You’ve spent hours researching firms, submitted scores of résumés, and now you have an interview. So what’s next? If you’re considering winging it for the interview, we have one word of advice. Don’t.  Candidates who prepare for interviews are much more likely to get an offer – one study suggests…

  • IP Litigation — Don’t Call It A Comeback

    As we noted last year, the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp v. CLS Bank is expected to have a significant impact on patent litigation. The case was expected to curb suits brought forth by NPEs — non-practicing entities — also endearingly referred to as patent trolls. The judgment, however,…

  • Is Your Firm Spying On You?

    With the proliferation of digital communication on LinkedIn, Facebook, text messages, emails, smartphones, laptops and more, attorneys have never been so accessible. For recruiters, easy access facilitates quicker communication. For law firms, all these nodes are potential data leaks. Thirty years ago, confidential files were physical, and you would have…