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Lateral Partner Movement Today: What Candidates Should Be Considering

Recorded on: Apr. 7, 2016
Running Time: 01:03:36

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Taken from the briefing Lateral Partner Movement Today:  What Candidates Should Be Considering recorded April, 2016 in New York.

Lateral partner acquisitions remain an essential component of most firms’ growth strategy, even though studies continue to show that only about half of lateral partners are deemed successful. In this briefing, Executive Search Consultants Stephen Nelson, Andi Cullins and Ellen Dougherty of The McCormick Group, Inc. explain the strategies that partner-level candidates should consider as they consider either changing firms or going into private practice.

Lecture Topics  [01:03:36]

Among topics to be covered:
  • Summary of the current market for lateral partners
  • Evaluating your current position
  • Importance of your LinkedIn profile, and other social media
  • Considerations for government and in-house lawyers
  • Due diligence by law firms
  • Importance of a business plan or summary
  • Questions candidates should ask
  • Ethical issues
  • Using recruiters---pro and con

Presentation Material

  • Changing Jobs in the New Legal Environment
    Andi Cullins, Ellen Dougherty, Stephen Nelson
Andi Cullins ~ The McCormick Group, Inc.
Ellen Dougherty ~ The McCormick Group, Inc.
Stephen Nelson ~ The McCormick Group, Inc.
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