Opening Doors to Interim Legal Work

Feel confident navigating transitions in your legal career by exploring new possibilities with interim legal assignments.


In today’s ever-changing business climate, organizations and law firms are looking for ways to still achieve their business goals despite tightened budgets and reduced headcount. More and more, Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Interim Legal Talent team is partnering with organizations to hire interim legal professionals on a project basis or in a temp-to-perm model.

Interim roles offer you an opportunity to develop new skills and expertise within new practice areas and in evolving industries through unique assignments you may never before have considered.

Our interim recruiters are dedicated to matching talented lawyers like you with interim legal assignments that will maximize your skill set, challenge you professionally and align with your personal needs.

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Interim Insights

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    Let It Go – You’re Just Not the One

    As I've navigated my recruitment career, I've learned the art of detachment, which has helped to increase my confidence and ability to achieve more favorable results in search to find rewarding opportunities.

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    Let It Go – You’re Just Not the One
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    Case Study - Integrated Mobility and Energy Solutions Organization

    With the general counsel leaving the organization for a new opportunity, our client needed interim support to manage the transition while a search for a permanent general counsel began.

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    Case Study - Integrated Mobility and Energy Solutions Organization
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    Integrating into a New Legal Team

    Joining a new team can be an exciting but nerve-wracking endeavor. Whether it’s a permanent position or an interim one, a new job means learning your new responsibilities, building a relationship with your team, navigating the dynamics within the company and ultimately figuring out how you can become a valuable member of the team.

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    Integrating into a New Legal Team
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    Struggling to Enhance Your Legal Team Diversity Amid COVID-19? Consider Alternative Hiring Paths

    A lack of diverse hiring is an issue that has been endemic to the legal profession – long before widespread 2020 racial justice protests brought this problem to the forefront.

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    Struggling to Enhance Your Legal Team Diversity Amid COVID-19? Consider Alternative Hiring Paths
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    Case Study - Global Agricultural Producer

    Upon joining the company, the new general counsel was tasked with setting up a new legal department. Having many other projects underway, she needed to complete the continued workload while making organizational and structural legal team changes.

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    Case Study - Global Agricultural Producer
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    Negotiating Offers and Counteroffers

    The Do's & Don'ts of negotiating an optimal offer from Major, Lindsey & Africa.

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    Negotiating Offers and Counteroffers
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    Evolution of the Interim Attorney Model

    Before the 2009 global economic crisis, the majority of in-house legal departments were conventionally managed, with all of their matters handled by their in-house counsel or through preferred outside counsel relationships.

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    Evolution of the Interim Attorney Model
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    Case Study - Global Automobile Manufacturer

    Our client, the assistant general counsel at a global auto manufacturer, also served as lead counsel for the captive entity that provided financing for its customers to lease their automobiles.

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    Case Study - Global Automobile Manufacturer
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    Crafting Your Resume

    Is your resume crafted toward your next interim role? Riley Catone shared tips in our recent Career Compass webinar and now provides this quick reference guide to building an attention-grabbing resume.

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    Crafting Your Resume
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