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LinkedIn Profile Photo Don’ts

By |September 3, 2015|

Yep, I’ve seen all of these (and worse!).

How do You Fit into the Strategic Goals of Small and Mid-Sized Law Firms?

By |September 2, 2015|

The Managing Partner Forum just published its 2015 Survey of Smaller and Mid-Size Law Firms, the results of its March 2015 online survey of 165 law […]

Diversity in the Legal Profession

By |September 2, 2015|

Recent reports on diversity within in law firms, corporations, and the workplace at large.

“Diversity-Driven RFPs Can Help Secure Your Preferred Outside Firm,” Today’s General Counsel

“Modest Growth […]

The Best Of The Best Of The Best: Understanding Surveys, Rankings, And Lists

By |September 1, 2015|

Surveys, rankings, and lists can be very helpful. They give you a broad sense of how employers compare to each other. But they also have limitations, and they should not be the only criteria you use judge or choose employers. Here are variables to consider as you review the various rankings of law firms and other employers.

New Overtime Rules for Contract Attorneys?

By |September 1, 2015|

The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing new rules about the overtime exemptions in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and contract attorneys want in. […]

Law Firm Associate Billings Rates Are Core Element in Law Firm Economic Difficulties

By |August 31, 2015|

Brian Brooks, General Counsel of Fannie Mae and previously GC of OneWest Bank and a managing partner of O’Melveny & Myers, was interviewed by Bloomberg’s […]

Monday BigLaw Merry-Go-Round

By |August 31, 2015|

Recent reports on lateral hires, financial data, salaries, and hiring trends in BigLaw.

“UK Firms Eye Axiom-Like Outsourcing Biz in Asia,” The Asian Lawyer

“Many Black Lawyers […]

Legal Education Roundup

By |August 28, 2015|

Recent reports on the future of law schools and legal education.

“Law Graduates File Demand for Recognition from Texas A&M,” The National Law Journal

“The ABA at […]

How to Build Relationships with In-House Counsel

By |August 27, 2015|

Ability to bring in business is key for most attorneys in law firms who want to advance to partnership or the top rungs of law […]

How Your Brain Conspires Against You

By |August 27, 2015|

Prof. Brené Brown of the University of Houston is one of the TED’s most watched speakers. In the Washington Post’s “Guidance for the negative thinker […]