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The Partners Post

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

 

The Partners Post

Law Firms Become a Popular Target for Cyber Criminals

Cyber-attacks on law firms have become increasingly common over the last several years affecting many of the top firms in the world. These attacks can cause significant financial losses as well as reputational harm. Even for firms that have not been compromised yet, they must deal with the possibility of a potential attack and prepare … Read More ›

Returning to the Office?

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road, unless you fail to make the turn.” – Helen Keller

After almost a year and a half of remote work arrangements, BigLaw is increasingly setting attendance goals and deadlines for their attorneys physically returning to the office over the next few months. … Read More ›

Atlanta Salaries on the Rise!

Atlanta has long been recognized as the business center of the Southeast and the largest legal market in the region, attracting top legal talent but the one thing that held some candidates back from considering Atlanta was that the 1st year salaries at major law firms was less than the salaries at similar firms in … Read More ›

Article: Lateral Associate Hiring

One of our partners, Shannan Rahman, was recently interviewed by the “Fulton County Daily Report” in connection with an uptick in lateral associate hiring for 2021.  Shannan spoke to the publication about the reasons behind the uptick, as well as highlighting in-demand practice areas and hiring predictions for the rest of the year.

If you are … Read More ›

Law Firm Associates Making Lateral Moves

Many junior-to-mid-level law firm associates think about making a lateral move to another firm for a variety of reasons and are often bombarded with calls and emails about different opportunities.  When is it time to listen?  Here are six things to consider when contemplating a transition:

PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

It is never a bad thing to expand horizons, … Read More ›