Legal Recruiting Resources and Thought Leadership

After 30 years in legal recruiting, MLA has brought together a team of recruiters from the upper echelon of both law and industry. This gathering of collective experience and expertise provides a wealth of knowledge that is unmatched among our competitors, and it can all be accessed via the list of legal recruiting resources below – your portal to an ever-growing collection of legal recruiting articles, white papers, tools and case studies that are all offered here as resources to lawyers, in-house counsel, HR and recruiting professionals.

Do you have ideas for legal recruiting resources, tools, articles or case studies that would help you in your legal career or in your company or law firm’s legal recruitment efforts? Contact us – we would love to hear them.

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Thought Leadership

Asia Pacific Legal Market Summary and Partner Moves - August 2016
August 26, 2016   Recruiter Article

Current legal market news, trends, partner moves, and active opportunities in the Asian, Australian and Pacific Rim legal markets for August 2016 from our APAC offices.

Hiring for the Legal Department
August 19, 2016   White Paper

What is different about hiring for my legal department vs. other functions? Many hiring executives agree that hiring for the legal function may not be a core competency of most corporate HR teams. While a software ...

An international start-up media and technology leader with the need for an attorney who understood their rapidly evolving industry.

The Maturation of Competitive Intelligence in Law Firms
August 15, 2016   Recruiter Article

Advances in technology have given clients more information about the cost of legal services and where else that client might go looking for them, leading to increased demand for discounts and other alternative fee arrangements at a time when in-house legal departments are under rising pressure to cut costs. Here's how to use competitive intelligence.

A multinational financial services firm operating in the reinsurance sector needing a contract attorney in its labor and employment legal department.

Asia Pacific Legal Market Summary and Partner Moves - July 2016
July 29, 2016   Recruiter Article

Current legal market news, trends, partner moves, and active opportunities in the Asian, Australian and Pacific Rim legal markets for July 2016 from our APAC offices.

How to Leverage Key Strategies to Fuel Your Path to In-House Leadership
July 29, 2016   Recruiter Article

Those who have ascended to the top of the in-house profession are not "lucky," rather they have made their own luck through self-awareness, development plans, branding, and clear objective-setting. Set yourself up to succeed by investing in yourself and taking smart risks.

Diversifying the Boardroom
July 18, 2016   Recruiter Article

Different boards are in different places in their diversity evolution, but overall, I’m somewhat heartened by what I’m seeing. As I look around, there seems to be some progress, albeit slower than we would like. Frankly, 30 years ago there probably weren’t 200 African-American directors in total.

The Governance Responsibility to Increase Board Diversity
July 08, 2016   Recruiter Article

As firms strive to maximize operational efficiencies and increase the effectiveness of recruiting and retention across the talent spectrum, many are evaluating how to best align their talent function to the firm’s values and business objectives, essentially with the common goal of delivering excellent client service and enhancing employee career satisfaction.

A policy research organization with six offices across the United States with an immediate need for a specialized government contracts attorney for a six-month project.

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