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The Partners Post

Legal placement industry news and opinion from The Partners Group team.

 

The Partners Post

Careers and Cocktails

I had the pleasure of being a featured panelist at last night’s “Careers and Cocktails” event hosted by the Power Suit Project (PSP), an Atlanta based nonprofit that provides educational, mentoring and networking opportunities to professional women in the Atlanta Metro. PSP is the brainchild of five local Atlanta attorneys, and this is The Partners … Read More ›

The Big Decision: In-House vs. Law Firm

The great debate of many attorneys, as they make their way down their career path, is to decide if they will stay at their law firm or make the leap to an in-house role. There are a variety of factors to think about when considering the transition:

Timing: Am I truly ready to make the move?  Do … Read More ›

Law Firms and Legal Departments Embrace a Modern Approach to an Old Solution

Lawyers, as a group, have long been chastised for their perceived lack of business acumen. Perhaps rightfully so – after all, the large law firm approach has not historically been a model of commercial efficacy (at least not for clients).  And since that first caveman started scoring extra pterodactyl meat by trading woolly mammoth fur … Read More ›

TPG Hosts Kickoff Client Event at NALP Conference

For the third year in a row, The Partners Group had the pleasure of hosting a kickoff client happy hour at this year’s National Association of Legal Professionals (NALP) Education Conference.  Several members of our nationally-recognized permanent placement team were in attendance, including search consultants from our Atlanta, Chicago and San Francisco offices.  This fun … Read More ›

Hiring Lawyers: More than GPA

Here is a very compelling article trumpeting what we recruiters have been shouting from the rooftops for years: when hiring new lawyers it’s not all about school rank and GPA. So much more should be involved – things like character and practical experience – and public interest groups may be on the right track.

The traditional … Read More ›