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How do legal recruitment agencies work? READ MORE >
Learn more about the entire process BCG Attorney Search goes through for every legal placement it makes. READ MORE >
Learn how legal recruiters have harmed so many attorneys and why you should never use one in this article. READ MORE >
How does a good recruiter get their candidates differentiated? By creating a Unique Selling Proposition – or USP. Here’s how they do it. READ MORE >
These are the qualities which distinguish good recruiters from poor ones. READ MORE >
Use this sample annotated retained search agreement in drafting an agreement with a legal recruiting firm.
This article discusses many of the questions most often raised by law firms about their search firm relationships. There are very few "right" or "absolute" answers to questions about search firm relationships. READ MORE >
CEO of BCG Attorney Search
The very foundation of BCG Attorney Search is built upon the ever-present need to constantly improve. This is evident in several aspects of this business. I personally feel that BCG Attorney Search is the greatest recruiting firm in the world and always has been. We have touched the lives of thousands of attorneys in a positive way and, through our commitment and contributions to this sector, we have helped shape the American legal job landscape like no other company in existence. READ MORE >
The stakes—time, money, or firm-wide resources—are always high when you embark on a search for a lateral hire. And these costs often have nothing to do with due diligence or questions of fit and synergy. Instead, it's a matter of sheer economics. Because some headhunters' fees now run in the six-figure range, managing such relationships on the front-end can be crucial. READ MORE >
As we grow and our organization experiences various changes, I think it is important that everyone here understand what we are doing as a group. Whether or not we realize it, these philosophies are something that guide us on a daily basis. READ MORE >
In our effort to provide a truly national recruiting service to America's top lawyers, we at BCG Attorney Search have opened our newest office in the nation's capital. The D.C. legal market is one of the largest and most fluid in the country and our newest office is designed to make it easier for the best legal job candidates to find employment in one of the busiest markets in the country. You can read more about our new office and BCG Partner by clicking the link below. READ MORE >
The first and most important step of the legal-recruiting process, building long-term client relationships with law firms, is too often ignored or underestimated by many recruiters. Strong relationships are what allow a firm to trust a recruiter with its hiring decisions and are actually critical to any recruiter's effectiveness. Building this trust is far more rewarding than making an individual deal or placement, although it often takes much more effort and consideration for the client's needs. To this end, a good recruiter must always look to deepen its business relationships into partnerships and take into account whether an attorney he/she represents will benefit that attorney's partners as much as that attorney's placement will benefit his/her own interests. READ MORE >
I. IntroductionYou've received a call from the managing partner in your firm's intellectual property practice, who needs to hire three new associates, pronto. READ MORE >
His character's fate sealed by mortal wounds suffered on a historic battlefield, the actor casts his glance heavenward and breathes forth an elegant final soliloquy, imparting timeless words of honor, courage, and love. When he finishes, all is silent, save for the clatter of his falling sword and shield as the hero slumps and falls. The story has concluded. The curtain falls. The audience, moved by the dramatic scene just witnessed, erupts in applause, shouting its adoration. Another fantastic stage production has ended for the theater company. READ MORE >
Yes, if you want a search firm that's focused and instinctively knows the appropriate steps to take while conducting your job search.
Our recruiters are usually able to promptly locate excellent opportunities that produce the types of offers our candidates want to receive. However, when a candidate is looking for a somewhat unusual position, we are prepared to work with that individual for a period of months or even years. Rest assured that we do not simply scatter your resume all over the country, blindly hoping that we can find you a job in that manner. Our goal is to help you find the job you want, no matter how long it takes. Most of our candidates really do find jobs or receive attractive offers. READ MORE >
Law firm recruiting managers are called upon daily to handle a myriad of responsibilities for their firms, including coordinating fall recruiting programs at law schools, planning and managing summer-associate programs, managing lateral hiring, professional development, and conducting partner and associate evaluations. Some of these professionals also handle human resources and marketing functions. These professionals are highly skilled and most often overworked. READ MORE >
BCG Attorney Search has recently opened an office in Atlanta, our second office that services the Southeastern United States. Located in the heart of Midtown, the Atlanta office is headed up by Raffaele Murdocca, an experienced and established attorney recruiter in the Atlanta area. READ MORE >
At BCG Attorney Search, it is one of our goals to always be expanding. We feel that being able to represent clients locally from various cities all over the country is a great benefit to our clients, who can be sure that the regional recruiter that they are working with is familiar with the local market. To that end, we are proud to announce that our efforts have spawned yet another office. The Orange County office, located in Newport Beach, California, will help our Los Angeles office to better serve the busy Southern California legal market. READ MORE >
Continuing our national expansion efforts, we are pleased to announce that BCG Attorney Search has opened an office in Philadelphia, our second office in the Northeastern United States. The Philadelphia office will specialize in attorney placements in the tri-state area, Boston and abroad. Dan Binstock currently serves as Managing Director of our newest location. READ MORE >
BCG Attorney Search has recently opened an office in San Francisco, our third office in California. We hope that this expansion will allow us to better serve our Northern Californian law firm clients as well as the vast number of our candidates interested in living in the Bay Area. Recruiter James Fant is heading up the new office. READ MORE >
"I like the weekly reports and the connections with BCG. BCG is kind of just a set it and forget it kind of thing..." Read more
Michael WildeUniversity of Notre Dame Law School, Class Of 2012Placed at Clyde & Co LLP
"This was a real great find that I did not know much about, but I believe is a great..." Read moreR. B.Yale Law School, Class of 1990
"[The best part was] the volume of applications you sent out in a very short period of time...." Read more
Matthew SchmittenColumbia Law School, Class Of 2013Placed at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
"Some of my favorite things about working with BCG Attorney Search include Nadeen, the..." Read moreTimothy McKeeverUniversity of North Carolina School of Law, Class Of 2015Placed at DLA Piper.
"[My favorite thing about working with BCG Attorney Search was] that you guys got me a good..." Read more
Ryan WinklerColumbia Law School, Class Of 2016Placed at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
"I thought that the people that I worked with were very supportive. I worked primarily with Carleen Trapp and I..." Read more
James TorresHarvard Law School, Class Of 2014Placed at Jackson Lewis P.C.
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