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

 

The Partners Post

That Which We Conceal…

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 ›

Top Ten Reasons to Use Contract Attorneys

As the head of contract staffing for The Partners Group, I am often asked by clients and potential clients “what are some of the reasons that law firms or in-house legal departments use contract attorneys?” Without further ado and in honor of Letterman’s impending retirement, I present our blog readers with our Top 10 Reasons … Read More ›

NALSC: Permanent Placement Agencies and Contract Attorneys

Last week, I had the honor and privilege of speaking at the annual conference of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC) in Charlotte. My topic was “Change of Focus to Contract Placements with Seamless Servicing.”

The discussion was essentially a primer on contract attorney staffing for a membership that in the main … Read More ›

The State of the Legal Market in Charlotte

Charlotte is widely known as one of the top banking & finance hubs in the United States, and in fact is the second largest in the country behind New York in terms of assets under management.  Bank of America and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo are headquartered here (the latter owing to their … Read More ›