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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 worked with Jamie Bailey and I enjoyed working with her. She provided useful information..." Read more
Terrence SteinHarvard Law School, Class Of 1986Placed at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP.
"I thought that the regular updates really helped and I'd say that Romina was really..." Read moreDrew TateUniversity of Notre Dame Law School, Class Of 2016Placed at Fisher & Phillips LLP
"I liked the weekly updates that I got, and I liked that Christina was always very..." Read more
Lianna BashUC Berkeley, Class Of 2014Placed at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
"My favorite things about BCG Attorney Search is that the staff were very knowledgeable,..." Read more
Jesse MondryUniversity of Minnesota Law School, Class Of 2008Placed at Harris Bricken
"I liked that BCG assigned me a personal recruiter who I had a conversation with. That was really nice and I liked..." Read moreMark DonigUniversity of California School of Law, Class Of 2016Placed at Covington & Burling, LLP
"[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
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