Your Guide to Working with A Legal Recruiter

Your Guide to Working with A Legal Recruiter How A Legal Recruiter Can Help You!! When it comes to the job search, many attorneys will turn to a legal recruiter for help, as they are the top employees to land you a job. This complete guide will prepare and inform you on what it is like to work with a premier legal recruiter. We will discuss what a legal recruiter is and what they can do to serve you. This … Continued

Law Firm Rankings — Good or Bad?

How Exactly Are Law Firms Ranked?  In our previous blog post, we explored exactly how law firms are ranked. While we answered that question, we uncovered another one in the process. What exactly do law firm rankings mean? Do they mean anything to either a client or a person seeking long-term employment as an attorney? This blog post will address why law firm rankings matter and how they could benefit you, from the perspective of either a client or an … Continued

How Exactly Are Law Firms Ranked?

How Exactly Are Law Firms Ranked? Law firm rankings can be confusing. Perhaps to you, they are nothing but daunting lists of numbers that on the surface tell you nothing particularly useful, except maybe which law firms are the best. But what makes them the best? And how are such rankings even determined? In other words, how exactly are law firms ranked? Publishers Rank Law Firms Several reputable sources across the United States publish law firm rankings. They may vary … Continued

To Merge or Not to Merge?

To Merge or Not to Merge? The “one-percenters” that we are hearing so much about in this year’s primary election campaigns also have an analogous place in current law firm economics. The rich are getting richer, and most others are struggling to hold their own. Thus the law firm surveys tell us that the industry is growing, but that much of the growth is concentrated at the top, largest firms. The great majority of the AmLaw 200, we are told … Continued

White Collar Defense Law

White Collar Defense Law What is white collar defense law? White collar crime refers to non-violent criminal activity committed in the commercial or business realm. Typically, these crimes involve fraud or deceit to produce monetary gain.  White collar defense refers to the law practice where lawyers defend their clients against the different ways that federal, state, and local governments attempt to regulate businesses and their interactions with each other and the public, internationally, within the United States, and/or state to … Continued

How to Tell the Difference Between Law Firms!

How to Tell the Difference Between Law Firms! Law firm rankings such as those published by Vault, The American Lawyer, and other sources can offer much insight into the financial power and overall robustness of a firm. No doubt, with the year coming to an end and summer associate programs underway, law students at schools across the country are pining for Big Law jobs.  With all this information circulating about, and with so much uncertainty surrounding Big Law job prospects … Continued