Tips

  • Top Four Ways to Prepare for a Job Interview

    Getting the interview is the first step.  Getting the job offer is what you really want.   We always tell our candidates to secure the job offer so that you are the one making the decision.   Otherwise, you don’t really have an option from which choose.  That said, interview preparation is…

  • Guide to Choosing the Right Firm for You

    You are looking to make a lateral move to another Biglaw firm. You make a checklist of things you want from your next move. You want to work for a firm that provides a good environment, partners that are willing to help with all your questions, mentors throughout the firm,…

  • Tips to Increase Your Biglaw Salary

    Think back to the summer of 2018, when everyone thought that Tobias Harris was crazy for not taking an $80 million extension from the Los Angeles Clippers. Fast forward to the summer of 2019, Harris received a contract extension worth $180 million from the 76ers. Just because your current employer…

  • Top 5 Reasons Why You Need to Flesh Out Your LinkedIn Bio

    If you don’t flesh out your bio on LinkedIn, you should expect others to assume the worst about your background. From pitching for new business to considering job opportunities, the decision maker on the other side is judging your LinkedIn profile before you even show up. Would you show up…

  • Why Legal Recruiting is the Right Career Choice

    After twelve years of grade school, four years of college, three years of law school, and eight years grinding as an associate, you finally make partner…and you are underwhelmed. After so much time, effort, and cost, how could you even consider any alternatives? This perspective is normal, but not necessarily…

  • Temporary Attorneys The New Go-To Route for In-House?

    In recent years, something that corporations have begun to adopt is converting fixed costs to variable – a key managerial economics concept. Because labor is often the biggest line item on the P&L, a variable workforce is the fundamental component of this shift. Companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500s…

  • Lessons for Success from a Former BigLaw Associate

    Ed. note: This is the latest installment in a series of posts on lateral associate and partner moves from Lateral Link’s team of expert contributors. Abby Gordon is a Senior Director with Lateral Link’s New York office. Abby works with attorney candidates on law firm and in-house searches, primarily in New York, Boston, and…