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Are big law firms open to candidates submitted from new (and small) recruiting companies? Will they let new recruiters sign their agreement and submit candidates? Or do big law firms only accept candi… more

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We have a legal tech company with a large network of attorneys. Recruiting is not our primary field, but we have ~3-4 candidates/week looking for assistance. Looking for an experienced legal recruite… more

If you were in contact with a hiring partner for a job position you didn’t get, but they told you to stay in touch for future positions, how would you approach reaching out to them again?

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Reaching out on behalf of my mom. She has 20+years of experience with a JD and PhD. Anyone hiring for legal opportunities?

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How bad does it look to future employers for an experienced attorney (15+ years) who is pivoting into a different practice area and looking to lateral after only having been at their current/first jo… more

Is it slow in terms of hearing back from firms after lateral applications during these months?

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A couple of questions for recruiters. How long does ownership last?

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Question for the legal recruiters out there- is a signing bonus a reasonable request for a lateral move? HCOL but not major (i.e. not NYC). I would appreciate insight into how this request may be rece… more

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Currently have an offer, but not my top choice. I want to keep applying and see what other options open up but I'm worried I'm taking to big of a risk by rejecting it. Any thoughts on entry le… more

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Recruiters call me about my CV but don’t ever really get back to me with roles. One rang me about my CV regarding a role I was interested in. On the phone they said they’d email me if they were going … more

best method for connecting with candidates - linkedin?

How hard would it be to get a job if I quit mine? I’m feeling really burnt out and unhappy with my current environment. I’ve been applying for positions since February and not getting much traction. … more

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Which firms are the best legal recruiting firms to use in Philadelphia? Im a corporate/banking/privacy attorney in Philadelphia, and I am looking to make a switch to a new job. I’ve been searching and… more

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Hey Recruiters, stop trying to connect with me on LinkedIn when I don’t know you - no you can’t have access to my contact. When you do send me message, maybe do a little home work. And when you do wor… more

Have worked with recruiters in the recent past, have received multiple offers via recruiters and turned them down. Got a new job through connections. I know the recruiter can be pissed when he sees I … more

How long from submitting applications are candidates hearing back from firms in this market?

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What's out there for someone with 15 years of experience in white collar prosecution and no portable book of business? I got a sense that I need my own book of business (not possible in my role ri… more

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What is typical of the hiring process at midsize or biglaw firms for lateral associates? In other words: how many rounds of interviews? how long are the interviews? do they ask for references, and if … more

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Recently debating with a friend that financial data is more important (hence in practice more cybersecurity and privacy considerations around it) than medical data. I argued that although in theory it… more

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Recent law grad here. At BigLaw firms, is compensation the same across practice groups? Also, is compensation the same across practice groups at midsize firms too? Thanks in advance.

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I am in the final steps of the interview process for an in-house position. I mentioned to the recruiter that I had unvested equity I would be leaving on the table. She said the company would take th… more

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6 months pregnant here, unhappy with my job. Would it be stupid to interview now? Should I wait until after maternity leave?

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If you learned a new boutique opening (big law spinoff), is it weird to approach the founding partners with your interest if they don’t have a careers page or an opening listed on a recruitment websit… more

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Recent law grad here, looking for a firm job. Can others share what I should be looking for in a compensation package nowadays? What's typical and what's not? (e.g. 401k match, health/dental/v… more

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I keep hearing about paralegal salaries in the $80K or above range, but don’t ever see any actual job openings that list salary ranges that high. Are there recruiters out there who can connect me with… more

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Can anyone recommend a recruiter that works with candidates?

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A recruiter contacted me for a position I love. She says I’m a good match and will put my resume and cover letter into the “portal”….-What does that mean? Is a portal the same thing as if I applied on… more

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Is there any way firms can verify your hours during the lateral process?

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I am looking for 3-5 year litigators in the LA area looking to go IH. Hybrid work arrangement, collegial environment, good benefits. Preferably someone with insurance or financial services experience.… more

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Are full guaranteed year end bonuses pretty standard in big law lateraling around this time of year?

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Assuming that I'm okay with a salary of 70K and more, and that I really don't want to work at a law firm. Is it going to be difficult for me to return to law with two years of experience and … more

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Assuming that I'm okay with a salary of 70K and more, and that I really don't want to work at a law firm. Is it going to be difficult for me to return to law with two years of experience and … more

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Any recruiters want to help me figure out if I want to be a recruiter? I think it could be a good fit for my personality/background but don’t know much about what the day-to-day looks like (and also h… more

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I want to move to Europe or New Zealand. I am educated/barred in the US and only speak English. Is this hopeless, or are there opportunities out there for someone like me?

Fwiw, T14, V50 … more

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I am considering transitioning to Big Law, or anything outside of Govt. I have been a trial attorney for 12 years in govt. and frankly I am tired of the low pay. Any advice? Also, is there any likelih… more

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Our firm needs a ln experienced paralegal, is there anyway to find one besides the typical job boards?

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Crossposted. Looking for advice. I’ve got 10+ years as an attorney and have been trying to go in house for over a year. I have a generalist background (although I’m primarily a litigator) and was a pa… more

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For EPL L&E firms in NYC, what are salary expectations for junior associates? I feel that bonus structures at insurance defense firms are not as good. Thank you!

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Is there any In-house lawyer here? I need help in some clauses to be reviewed and redlined!!! It's really urgent. Any body who could help, it would mean a lot.

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