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February 17, 2021

Deciding Where Best to Practice Law

There are few decisions more important to lawyers (and their clients) than deciding where to practice law. Not all firms are created equal.  The size of the ...
February 16, 2021

How External Counsel Can Bring Extra Value to In-House Counsel

Working in-house is an increasingly popular consideration for lawyers.  Their typical day-to-day varies greatly from lawyers in private practice.  As a result they bring differing views on ...
February 11, 2021

The Importance of Softer Skills to Land an In-House Legal Job

As legal recruiters who specialize in placement of in-house counsel, The Counsel Network participates in countless candidate interviews each year.  Candidate requirements such as technical competency and ...
February 4, 2021

Strategies for Effective Virtual Networking

We recognize we’re in a difficult market; however, while the rules around conducting business may have changed, the business itself has not. Last year, I was a ...
January 7, 2021

Four Lessons Learned for a Beneficial Lateral Transition

Once a decision is made by a Partner to accept the firm’s offer and move their practice, everyone has a role to play to ensuring a smooth ...
January 7, 2021

The Biggest Career Myth to Going In-House

For lawyers contemplating a career change from private practice to become an in-house counsel, exploring the options and various trade-offs is an important component within anyone’s decision ...
January 7, 2021

How to Best Prepare for an In-House Counsel Job

Every week, The Counsel Network is asked for our advice when associates and partners are considering to make a career move.  Of course we are happy to ...
January 7, 2021

Steps to Ace Your Interview

As you end the telephone call with the legal recruiter, you silently launch into celebration that you’ve landed a job interview with the organization of your dreams.  ...
January 7, 2021

How Associates Can Best Leverage Legal Headhunters

In today’s competitive environment for the best legal talent, active career management on the part of any Associate may not only enhance their current career, it might ...
January 7, 2021

Five Tips for Choosing the Right Law Firm

Regardless of the economic climes or the current supply and demand of top legal talent, what factors are most important for students to consider when selecting their ...
January 7, 2021

A Career Crossroad – Practicing in the Big City or Smaller Community

As legal recruiters, we find ourselves serving as sounding boards for lawyers facing a career crossroad.  For some, they desire a career challenge but also seek a ...
January 7, 2021

How Associates Can Develop Their Star Quality

What makes  junior associates stand out amongst their peers?  There’s no universal model for ‘rising stars’ in a law firm but given our longstanding history as legal ...