The Partners Post
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The Partners Post
September 01, 2020
With the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, many law-firm associates have experienced a number of situational changes which have largely been out of their control: reduced salaries, layoffs, cancellation of summer associate programs and fall hiring, and lateral movement of partners who, in some instances, were mentors or direct supervisors. It’s no surprise that associates … Read More ›
March 24, 2017
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 ›
April 05, 2016
So I’m a car guy. I love cars. Classic cars. I love driving cars. And I love driving new cars. Well, new to me, anyway; every one of them has been used – but a classic – and I love them so much that I want to drive as many as I can while I’ve … Read More ›
August 10, 2015
With apologies to Ralph W. Emerson, one of my favorites of his quotes is, “that which we attempt to conceal becomes conspicuous by its absence.” Or something to that effect.
It’s the same with resumes.
Sure, there are things in our professional backgrounds which may not paint us in the most flattering light and which we therefore … Read More ›
July 22, 2014
The Partners Group is pleased to announce the acquisition by Smith Gambrell & Russell, LLP, of Atlanta-based Immigration & Nationality firm Kapoor Law Group.
Romy Kapoor, founder and principal of Kapoor Law Group, will head Smith Gambrell’s Immigration/Nationality Department, practicing out of the firm’s Midtown Atlanta office. Kapoor Law Group had operated independently since its inception … Read More ›