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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 counselor 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 fulfillment 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 Counselors with Global Insight and Local Expertise

Our associate recruiters are active influencers in the legal community, partnering with legal organizations, 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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    My Nonpracticing Law Job: Recruiter

    As a seventh-year associate, Danielle Thompson left the practice of law to become a legal recruiter. She shares her story.

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    My Nonpracticing Law Job: Recruiter
  • Major, Lindsey & Africa's Asia Pacific Legal Market Summary And Partner Moves Newsletter

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    Asia Pacific Legal Market Summary January 2024

    Current legal market news, trends, partner moves, and active opportunities in the Asian, Australian and Pacific Rim legal markets for January 2024 from our APAC offices.

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    Asia Pacific Legal Market Summary January 2024
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    Talent Acquisition Is Shifting As US Firms Permeate London

    U.S. law firms’ continued growth in London and aggressive talent acquisition strategies are reshaping how lawyers are attracted, nurtured and retained, and success in this evolving environment lies in understanding and adapting to changing priorities and values, says Nathan Peart at MLA.

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    Talent Acquisition Is Shifting As US Firms Permeate London
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