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  • The Weight Of Blackness

    The Weight Of Blackness

    Ed. note: This is the latest installment in a series of posts from Lateral Link’s team of expert contributors. Monique Burt Williams is the CEO of Cadence Counsel, where she helps …

  • The Decade Wrapped

    As we enter the roaring twenties, we look back on how the landscape of Biglaw has changed over the last ten years – from the …

  • Job of the Week: Work for Lateral Link! – June 26, 2019

    What's the job? Lateral Link has an opening for a Legal Recruiter to join our outstanding team in our D.C. office. The legal recruiter will focus on placing exceptional attorneys with our clients, on a contingent and retained basis. Lateral Link offers an unlimited earnings opportunity with industry-leading commissions, as…

  • Partnerships In Law Firms: The Perfect Storm?

    Five key trends are transforming Biglaw and the entire legal industry.CKR Law grew rapidly from its founding in 2014, expanding to boast more than 200 lawyers across some 50 locations. But earlier this week, the news broke that the firm, facing a cash crunch, is terminating partners.The reason provided by…

  • 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…