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Want to be at the top of the legal profession? You should work at a major New York City law firm if you want to learn how to get there. READ MORE >
BCG works with a number of candidates seeking to relocate from another region (typically the East Coast) to California. Part of my job is to explain what to expect during the job search and the realities of living and practicing in California. This article surveys the process of finding a position in California and life as a California attorney. READ MORE >
Everyone knows that the country’s biggest cities, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, are, not surprisingly, also the country’s biggest markets for legal employment. If you have spent your legal career to date in one of these large markets, it’s possible (if not probable) that the thought of working in a smaller market has never crossed your mind. But if you are in fact looking for a new position, you should consider living and working in a smaller market - like Philadelphia, Baltimore, Rochester, or Northern Virginia, for example – and here’s why: READ MORE >
Question:I’m very interested in re-locating to California and have registered to take the next California Bar exam. Can I start looking at positions now, or do I have to wait until I’m a CA Bar Member? READ MORE >
As a Philadelphia native and graduate of Penn Law, I feel a strong kinship with the city and pay close attention to hiring trends in the market. For the first time since the economic downturn, the Philadelphia legal market is showing clear signs of a consistent increase in lateral law firm activity. This makes 2013 a great year to consider making a law firm move. READ MORE >
I’m a 4th year litigator in San Francisco and am currently seeking a new position. I see that there is a lot of contract work available for litigation associates at my level and higher. I even noticed that some law firms have begun their own contract attorney programs for associates seeking both law firm and in-house assignments. Is this the new normal for litigation? READ MORE >
I am contemplating a move to California but have heard that most law firms require attorneys to be members of the California bar. Is this true? If so, why do law firms have this requirement? READ MORE >
How difficult is it to transition to the West Coast legal market from another region of the country? Is it imperative to have the bar in my state of interest as well as ties to the area? READ MORE >
Managing Director of BCG's Los Angeles office Claudia Barnes details the many factors that candidates should consider when relocating to California. READ MORE >
"It was really easy to work with [BCG Attorney Search]. I was able to get a wide variety of options that I may not..." Read more
Erin KaprelianNew York University School of Law, Class Of 2009Placed at Swissport USA, Inc.
"Christina was great and really creative in identifying some opportunities that I wouldn't have ordinarily thought..." Read moreStephen CazaresUCLA School of Law, Class Of 1998Placed at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
"I received the champagne you sent to my office--thank you very much for the thoughtful gift. Receiving your gift..." Read moreMark DeSantisGeorge Mason University School of Law, Class Of 2016Placed at Best Best & Krieger LLP.
"BCG was super responsive and had great leads. I was kind of working on my own for a while,..." Read more
Matt DardenneUniversity of Denver, Class Of 2009Placed at DLA Piper.
"I would say Becca's responsiveness and thoroughness with explanations providing as much..." Read more
Amber HilliardGeorge Washington University Law School, Class Of 2008Placed at Seyfarth Shaw LLP
"I had a really good experience. My recruiter was great, she was very responsive. I loved..." Read moreFrank SciremammanoSyracuse University College of Law, Class of 2012