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I am a fifth-year litigator and recently got an interview at a law firm. They asked me to bring a writing sample for my interview. I avoided sending one with my resume because I had no idea which one to use, but now I need to bring one. Do you have any advice on choosing writing samples? - A.G., Chicago READ MORE >
What is typically given the least amount of attention by candidates, but has the highest likelihood of undermining their chances for getting the job?
To show just how important a good writing sample can be, I’ll never forget the following email which came for a recruiting manager at a large firm. READ MORE >
"I got your gift in the mail. Thank you so much! That's very thoughtful of you.
Things at..." Read moreTinh NguyenFranklin Pierce Law Center, Class Of 2011Placed at Vedder Price, P.C.
"I had a wonderful experience overall. I thought that the firm was extremely responsive,..." Read more
Timothy BennettSenton Hall, Class Of 2003Placed at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.
"I felt that the individuals that I worked with were very responsive and worked hard to..." Read more
Cameron WilliamsonDuke University School of Law, Class Of 2015Placed at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
"BCG was very responsive. The recruiter I worked with was candid, which was very helpful...." Read moreDaniel ZwickUniversity of Michigan Law School, Class Of 2014Placed at Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP.
"Karen was very helpful in explaining the process as I had never worked with a recruiter..." Read more
Lacey CroyUniversity of Florida Levin College of Law, Class Of 2012Placed at Holland & Knight LLP
"The communication was reasonably good and timely. I thought the woman I worked with was..." Read more
Andrew FriedmanUniversity of Minnesota, Class Of 1993Placed at Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, PA