Other than law school rank, what do recruiters/hiring partners care about most on a resume? Specifically for 2nd/3rd year lateral associates.

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Not a recruiter but I’m guessing your writing sample and the work you did at your previous firm

Yes but wondering what specific (perhaps non-obvious) things a recruiter looks for when sorting through resumes.

A non-narrative bullet point list of relevant experience in the area you are applying. Limited resources means I am looking for a self-starter with determination and enthusiasm. I receive a lot of resumes and usually only have time to glance at the first half of the page.

List projects you developed and how it improved processes or helped win the case.

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1. Firm you’re at
2. Specifics of what you’re doing
3. Law school attended

Bullet points of your real experience

Personality :)

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