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Law Firm Associate Recruiting

Setting the Foundation for a Fulfilling Legal Career.

 

Your legal career has just begun, and there are many paths and opportunities ahead. You need the guidance of a career counsellor who listens, understands and sees your potential—and will point you toward possibilities that align with your goals.

Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Associate Practice Group recruiters support the legal career journeys of law firm associates, helping them find career fulfilment at the right law firm in the right market and make decisions that will equip them for the future—and whatever direction their career takes. Our deep relationships with law firm recruiting professionals and our local market expertise, as well as our global reach, give us insights and access to roles that allow us to make long-term matches that bring success to both you, the associate, and your employer, the law firm.

Law School Student Toolkit

We want to help law students and associates early in their careers start their legal careers on the right foot. Our Law School Student Toolkit provides resources, including resume tips, videos exploring practice area selection and practical interview advice, that will help young lawyers navigate entering the law and developing within the legal profession.

Your Career Counsellors with Global Insight and Local Expertise

Our associate recruiters are active influencers in the legal community, partnering with legal organisations, law schools, law firms and bar associations to share knowledge, collaborate and serve as a trusted advisor for lawyers at the early stages of their careers.
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    Case Study - An AmLaw Associate's Return to Practice

    MLA's Associate Practice Group had been counseling an AMLaw Associate who after earning her J.D. from an Ivy League school and practicing in BigLaw in New York decided to take some personal time off from practicing.

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    Case Study - An AmLaw Associate's Return to Practice

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    DE&I is being hit — what will that mean for BigLaw?

    Kate Reder Sheikh of Major, Lindsey & Africa discusses ways law firms can continue to act in the face of anti-DE&I efforts through pipeline programs and other measures.

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    DE&I is being hit — what will that mean for BigLaw?
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    Stay Interviews Are Key To Retaining Legal Talent

    Does your organization do stay interviews? What are they you ask? Read the newest article by Tina Cohen Nicol and Kate Reder Sheikh to learn more and discover why they are helpful for retention.

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    Stay Interviews Are Key To Retaining Legal Talent
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    What Becomes of Laid-Off (and Retooled) Associates?

    Will today's law firm layoffs impact associates the way the layoffs during the financial crisis impacted associates then? If history is a guide, then yes, there will be a significant impact.

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    What Becomes of Laid-Off (and Retooled) Associates?
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