Big Law: Wage Caps, the New Wage Gap

Changing compensation, what you should consider? Becoming an attorney takes years, thousands of dollars, and a lot of stress. Every one of your colleagues has gone through that struggle, passed the bar and are applying at the same firms that you are. But not everyone is equal. They didn’t attend the same universities or...

Confessions of a Legal Recruiter: Don’t lie to me.

If you NOT going to be transparent when making the lateral move, don’t bother. This is the third installment in an ongoing series, Confessions of a Legal Recruiter, Shari Davidson – On Balance Search Consultants.  Don’t Lie to Me. Give yourself the best chance of landing a position you want. When several important issues...

Women Making the Lateral Partner Move

Women Making the Lateral Partner Move Making a lateral move is a big decision, it’s important for any one making the career more does it for the right reasons. Women, specially need to consider all the options before moving forward.  Men still dominate lateral equity partners within law firms.  If you are overlooked for...

Know When to Go Before Your Law Firm Forces You Out

Know When to Go Before Your Law Firm Forces You Out Lawyers are let go for their inability to develop and cultivate new clients and sustain a book of business. Three of every four partners who have been pushed out reported hearing about their performance problems for the first time when asked to leave (ALM...

Confessions of a Legal Recruiter: Why Talent Firms are Worth It

Confessions of a Legal Recruiter: Why Talent Firms are Worth It This the second installment in an ongoing series from On Balance Search Consultants. Why Work with a Legal Recruiter?  The ability to attract, extract and deliver talent is – and always will be a high touch recruiter. No in-house staff recruiter or data...

5 Signs Your Firm Will Pass You Over For Partner

The Road To Partnership A partnership at a law firm can seem daunting.  Several requisites must be met before one can even be considered, including your billable hours, proper mentorship and the ability to bring in new business.  You want to make sure you’re properly qualified so your firm doesn’t pass you over for...

Making it Rain: How to build a successful book of business

Making it Rain The highest paid attorneys focus on practice areas that are in demand, year after year. Prodigious rainmakers build a big book of business logging endless billable hours.  Corporate attorneys typically do a lot of private equity deals and mergers and acquisitions. That feeds a lot of lawyers at the firm, no...

How to Make It Rain: 
Social Media Marketing for Lawyers

 How to Make It Rain: Social Media Marketing for Lawyers Leveraging Social Media  Gone are the days of attending endless events every week. Now let’s be clear, nothing beats nor will ever replace face-to-face networking. Social media extends your message to your prime prospects, amplifies what your firm specializes in, making the process of...

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