Important Questions Attorneys Should Ask to Evaluate Employment Offers they Receive from Law Firms: A Questionaire and Worksheet

This questionnaire is useful for attorneys comparing and contrasting two competing offers, as well as attorneys considering the prospect of remaining at their current firm. While there are undoubtedly many questions to ask yourself when considering an offer (and we will discuss these topics at length below), I believe it is most important to focus on four major questions:

1. Do you feel a positive gut instinct about this firm and the offer?

2. Are you excited about the opportunity?