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Making a Lateral Move as a Partner: Questions to Ask in these Uncertain Economic Times

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Legal Recruiter, Midwest Office of BCG Attorney Search
Unless you practice law under a large, windowless rock, you are well aware that the economy is in turmoil. With this comes a decrease in lateral associate hiring, a drastic reduction in the number of in-house opportunities for lawyers, and a general sense of panic for most of us. However, one positive change we are seeing is the increase in lateral partner recruiting by law firms around the country. These uncertain economic times have led many top law firms across the country to try to bolster their partner ranks by taking advantage of the talented (and lucrative) partners on the market.
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