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  • Making Partner: Focus, Dedication & Determination

    Making partner has become increasingly difficult over the past fifteen years. For many young associates, it may take years to make partner, if at all, but the mountain is not insurmountable. Although there is no one “right” path, generally there are five cornerstones that every associate should follow to grow…

  • 12 Resume Tips From A Legal Recruiter

    As a legal recruiter, I review numerous resumes each week to assist my candidates with the substance and presentation of their one-page life summaries. Here are twelve tips to avoid common resume mistakes: 1. Make certain the most important information jumps off the page. Assume no one will read your…

  • Top 5 Reasons to Move to a Law Firm in Texas

    Texas has some stereotypes attached to it, but it’s not all steak, big hair, and cowboy boots. Texas has four major, bustling, and diverse big city centers, is home to many Am Law 100s and Fortune 100s, and has a booming technology hub in Austin. Texas has great associate talent,…

  • 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. Of course, law is infamous for eschewing quantitative metrics that have been long entrenched in most industries. This conservative approach has discouraged third parties from…

  • 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…