The Partners Post

The Partners Post

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

 

The Partners Post

What’s the Worst That Can Happen? Advice to Associates

Your email dings and you notice it is an individual presenting a lateral opportunity with vague details. You ignore it and potentially miss the opportunity of a lifetime because you are busy or not currently interested. As a legal recruiter, I keep in mind that an associate is extremely busy and understand that it can … Read More ›

Positive Trends Abound – A Crash Course in the State of the Legal Market

As the end of bonus season approaches, we are seeing more and more inquiries about the state of the legal market.  The effects of recent increases in law firm salaries, in addition to decreases in legal budgets in-house continue to reverberate throughout the industry.  Large firm mergers continue to happen, at the same time companies … 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 ›

Think Twice Before Accepting Your Firm’s Counteroffer

One question that attorneys in the job searching process frequently ask is, “What should I do if I receive a counteroffer from my current firm?” The decision to move is often a difficult one because of professional relationships with your colleagues at your current firm and the fact that change is generally not easy. However, … Read More ›

Best of 2016!

The Partners Group is proud to be recognized as a “Best Legal Staffing and Recruiting Firm” for a Fifth Consecutive Year! We have also been recognized as the first-ever and only “Hall of Fame Inductee”. Thank you to all of our clients, candidates and friends who voted for us!

Read all about it here!