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  • Law Firm Madness Results!

    The two finalists went down to the wire, but only one came out on top. The 2019 Law Firm Madness National Champion is...With over 250 partners worldwide, Proskauer showed success in a wide range of practice areas. Proskauer shined in sports, asset management, private equity, technology, media and telecommunications, lodging…

  • The Bar Exam, Football, and Women’s History Month

    It’s March, so it is again time to dust off the annual Women’s History Month topics.  Not everyone observes the month-long veneration of female achievement, even if RBG’s birthday party is the perfect way to celebrate.  So let’s instead compare two very similar initiatives adopted by two very different professions…

  • How Austin’s Tech Boom is Propelling The City Up The Rankings

    Austin is known for many things: it’s “weirdness”(though some would argue it’s not nearly as weird as it used to be), internationally attended festivals (SXSW, Austin City Limits), the University of Texas, live music and the technology industry. Oh, and El Arroyo’s restaurant signs (and food). They are legendary around…

  • 5 Diversity Action Items for Law Firms

    The perennial debate on diversity within the legal profession emerged again recently when over one 170 general counsels signed an open ultimatum to the Big Law community:  show us statistical progress or prepare for extinction.  Law firms no longer have the luxury of asking why they should propel women, attorneys…

  • GC or Bust: Moving Up in the In-house World

    Back to "In the News"Law.comGC or Bust: Moving Up in the In-house WorldBy Diana Rubin - May 15, 2012 | The National Law JournalAs a legal recruiter specializing in finding lawyers for corporate legal departments, I have found that one qualification top management often insists on in hiring a general…

  • Danielle Lackey Quoted In Bloomberg Law

    Back to “In the News”BloombergDanielle Lackey Quoted In Bloomberg LawOn paper, Danielle Lackey looks like a strong candidate for Big Law partnership — degrees from Brown University and Stanford Law School and excellent recommendations about her legal work.But after four years at Latham & Watkins, Lackey decided the lifestyle didn’t…