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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  • Case Study
  • Recruiter Article
  • White Paper
  • Associate
  • Diversity
  • In-House Counsel/General Counsel
  • Law Firm Management
  • Partner
  • Solutions Practice
  • In the News
  • Asia
  • Canada
  • EMEA
  • North America
  • USA

Thought Leadership

Local Candidates Strongly Preferred
December 09, 2014   Blog

MLA’s Deborah Ben-Canaan explains why certain job openings specify local candidates and why location should not be dismissed.

To Compete for Laterals — Linger Not, Partners
December 08, 2014   Recruiter Article

Firms need to act quickly and decisively to bring aboard the best recruits in a job-hopping market.

Asia Legal Market Summary - November 2014
November 28, 2014   Recruiter Article

Current legal market news and trends for November 2014 from MLA's Asia offices.

The Matrix: When to Lean In & When to Move On?
November 20, 2014   Blog

How to remove some of the uncertainty around whether it is time for a legal career change or transition, or to 'lean in' to a current role.

Asian Pacific Americans must recognize the use of 'soft skills' over learned knowledge to ascend higher within the legal profession.

Making Sense of In-House Lawyers’ Compensation
November 11, 2014   Blog

How much should an in-house lawyer get paid? MLA's founding partner Bob Major explores the different factors when deciding upon in-house compensation.

Making inclusion an active priority is the strategy for Asian Pacific Americans to ascend into upper echelons of the legal profession.

Future GCs: Good Night, and Good Luck
November 06, 2014   Recruiter Article

A GC/in-house recruiter for Major, Lindsey & Africa shares her typical follow up letter to potential general counsel candidates.

Asia Partner Moves October 2014
October 24, 2014   Recruiter Article

Asia Partner moves reported for October, 2014.

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