The Aspiring Lateral: The Value of Recruiters

September 04, 2013

Levenfeld Pearlstein will be authoring a new series of articles to be published on the legal website Above the Law The article series, titled, "The Aspiring Lateral," will analyze a variety of issues surrounding lateral moves, drawing on the firm’s experience in the lateral market as well as the individual experiences of LP attorneys.

The latest installment in our article series is "The Aspiring Lateral: The Value of Recruiters," written by LP's Director of Human Resources, Shelly Leonida.

From the article:

Brokers fill important roles in many markets, and recruiters — though not “brokers” in the strictest sense — do just that in the market for legal talent. First, and maybe most importantly, they are valuable sources of information. That may sound like a superfluous role in the Internet age, given all the information available on law firms’ websites and candidates’ LinkedIn profiles. But neither firms nor prospective laterals put everything out there for the world to see, and that’s where recruiters can be handy…

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