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Recent years have seen a boom in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) in legal consulting. ESG factors are continually growing in importance to businesses, investors, customers, and suppliers, and the trend shows no signs of stopping. Expected to continue for many years, corporations and law firms are now hiring their own armies of ESG experts,...

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With changes brought on by the 2020 pandemic, the legal industry, like many others, went into crisis management mode. Law firms and legal departments furloughed key workers while often also downsizing other personnel. Now, as industry slowly emerges from the pandemic, the practice of law (especially in Texas), has emerged arguably busier than ever. With...

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Law firms and corporate legal departments of all sizes turn to a legal recruiting firm to help them find talent. An experienced legal staffing company can provide access to a wide range of expertise, from temporary legal support to highly experienced partners. When you engage a legal recruiting firm as an integral component of your...

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For years, law firm merger activity steadily increased, reaching an all-time high in 2019 of 115 mergers. However, with the pandemic and its accompanying economic fall-out, there were only 65 mergers in 2020. As firms capitalize on post-pandemic growth, experts expect significantly higher numbers in 2021 and beyond. In the first quarter of 2021, there...

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The legal industry saw its share of disruption from the coronavirus pandemic. To survive the downturn, many firms instituted pay cuts, layoffs, and furloughs. After 12 months of making do with less, 2021 may be the year where law firms see more of everything: More Work Many companies conserved cash and delayed pursuing legal action...

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Hiring looks different in 2021. A global pandemic, a fragile economy, and combative politics have set the stage for a bumpy road to recovery in 2021. For law firms, COVID-19 forced a dramatic change in operations. Many firm leaders took the opportunity to reassess entrenched systems and eliminate inefficiencies that have festered for years. To...

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As 2020 comes to a close, law firms are anxiously trying to strategize for the coming year. The legal industry will continue to be dominated by issues brought on by the pandemic, the election, and uncertainty in the economy. Here are some practice areas where legal experts predict growth in 2021 and beyond:   Labor...

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The final months of 2020 will likely look very different at law firms and legal departments across the nation. Having many productivity strategies can help you end the year strong as your firm wraps up 2020 and prepares for the coming year. In a typical year, the final months are consumed with a whirlwind of...

As we enter the tail end of 2020, attorneys are thinking about their career trajectory and whether they should consider a move. If you are thinking about a lateral move, now is the time to dust off your resume (see resume tips here) and polish your interview skills. Your interview process typically depends on your...

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As we enter the tail end of 2020, many attorneys are thinking about their career trajectory and whether they should consider a move. Despite perceptions, the market is largely stable and expanding! Lateral opportunities abound! Whether or not you are thinking about a change, it is always a good idea to update your resume. If...