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  • 5 Diversity Action Items for Law Firms

    The perennial debate on diversity within the legal profession emerged again recently when over one 170 general counsels signed an open ultimatum to the Big Law community:  show us statistical progress or prepare for extinction.  Law firms no longer have the luxury of asking why they should propel women, attorneys…

  • GC or Bust: Moving Up in the In-house World

    Back to "In the News" Law.com GC or Bust: Moving Up in the In-house World By Diana Rubin - May 15, 2012 | The National Law JournalAs a legal recruiter specializing in finding lawyers for corporate legal departments, I have found that one qualification top management often insists on in…

  • Danielle Lackey Quoted In Bloomberg Law

    Back to “In the News” Bloomberg Danielle Lackey Quoted In Bloomberg Law On paper, Danielle Lackey looks like a strong candidate for Big Law partnership — degrees from Brown University and Stanford Law School and excellent recommendations about her legal work. But after four years at Latham & Watkins, Lackey…

  • Lehman, Merrill Will Damage Lawyer's Careers, Survey Says

    Back to "In the News" Bloomberg Lehman, Merrill Will Damage Lawyer's Careers, Survey Says By Lindsay FortadoSept. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s collapse and the sale of Merrill Lynch & Co. to Bank of America Corp. will hurt legal careers, more than half of the New York lawyers…

  • Wall Street Law Firms Face an Uncertain Future

    Back to "In the News" BusinessWeek Wall Street Law Firms Face an Uncertain Future Until recently, things were a bit too quiet for Mel M. Immergut, chairman of Wall Street law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. The yearlong credit crunch had dampened dealmaking, while the litigation and restructuring work…

  • Crain's Profiles Lateral Link's Virtual Office Model

    Back to "In the News" Crain's Crain's Profiles Lateral Link's Virtual Office Model Nomads shut down offices for goodSave on rent costs as employees work wherever they wantSteve GarmhausenWhen Simon Sinek told friends two years ago that he'd decided to close his company's 2,500-foot office, they assumed the worst.“Everybody thought…

  • The American Lawyer Discusses Lateral Link's Innovative Business Model

    Back to "In the News" American Lawyer The American Lawyer Discusses Lateral Link's Innovative Business Model Will New Legal Recruiters Succeed With Pay-to-Place Business Model?Zach LoweThe American LawyerJune 19, 2008When Lateral Link launched in the spring of 2006, traditional recruiters criticized the upstart firm for paying $10,000 to each associate…