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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. …

  • Are You Really Happy At Your Law Firm?

    Lateral hiring in the past few years has hit record highs; and yet, most of the attorneys I speak with on a daily basis initially tell me they are “happy” where they are and do not want to make a lateral move. But, are they truly happy? The data tells…

  • 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 Tips From a 10-Year-Old Legal Recruiting Firm

    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 Preparation

    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…

  • Don’t Wait To Get Your Bonus For a Lateral Change

    It’s the end of the year, you’re barely holding on, but a $20,000 bonus looms on the horizon. You should delay your lateral search and collect your bonus, right? Absolutely not; now is the best time to initiate a lateral search, especially if you are unhappy with your firm. That…

  • 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,…