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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 >
"Nadeen took the time to really get to know me. We spent 20-30 minutes initially and she..." Read more
Daryll Hawthorne-SearightTemple Law School, Class Of 2017Placed at Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C.
"My favorite thing about working with BCG was Carleen's responsiveness and attentiveness to what I was looking for..." Read moreStephan BradleyColumbia University School of Law, Class Of 2017Placed at Foley Hoag
"BCG has recruiters that make up a fantastic team. They helped guide me through the entire..." Read moreEzra ReinsteinHarvard Law School, Class of 1998Los Angeles, CA
"My recruiter was very responsive in communicating with me during the job hunt...." Read more
David ZeledonUniversity of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Class Of 2015Placed at Linowes & Blocher, L.L.P.
"My recruiter was great to work with. BCG made the job easier for me."Jiwon HughesNorthwestern University School of Law, Class Of 2014Placed at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
"I love that I had to put in little to no effort to get this job, to be honest with you..." Read more
Keith FrenchUniversity of Virginia School of Law, Class Of 2013Placed at Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP.
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