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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 >
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Daniel FreeUniversity of Michigan Law School, Class Of 2013Placed at Holland & Hart LLP
"I liked the frequency and competence of communication. Working with BCG made my job search..." Read more
David ShotlanderGeorge Mason University School of Law, Class Of 2006Placed at Frommer Lawrence & Haug L.L.P.
"Lorie Ball was fantastic. I can easily say she was the best recruiter I have worked with,..." Read moreEvan BasakisChapman University School of Law, Class Of 2013Placed at Bradley R. Kirk & Associates, Inc.
"I worked with Nadeen Weybrecht and she was wonderful. She was my favorite thing about..." Read moreSarah Warren SmithUniversity of Richmond School of Law, Class Of 2011Placed at Troutman Sanders LLP
"I guess that whenever I had any questions, or I wanted to talk to somebody about a..." Read more
Katherine ThorntonVanderbilt University Law School, Class Of 2011Placed at Centauri Law Group.
"[My favorite part about working with BCG Attorney Search was] the follow up, and not having..." Read more
Billie PierceUniversity of California Berkeley School of Law, Class Of 2010Placed at Prime Healthcare Services.