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The Partners Post

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

 

The Partners Post

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 ›

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 ›

TPG Principal Speaks On The Atlanta Law Firm Landscape

Paul Talmadge, one of the original founders of The Partners Group, was recently interviewed in connection with the history of the Atlanta law firm market.

Congrats, Paul on being the featured in the article!