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Link Legal Search Group Announced as Texas Lawyer Best of 2018 Winner

Link Legal Search Group Announced as Texas Lawyer Best of 2018 Winner

Dallas, Texas - Oct. 5, 2018 - Link Legal Search Group, a division of JURISolutions (JSL), has been selected as the first place winner in its category in Texas Lawyer's Best of 2018. Texas Lawyer's Best of 2018 includes 30 categories voted on by attorneys and firm administrators. The winners listed in the publication were selected for standing out among their competitors... Read More

2018 Associate Raises

Update July 1, 2018 - Cravath, who has traditionally been the first mover who sets the market, has now raised the bar for 2018 associate raises. They have announced a new pay scale that matches Milbank for junior associates and exceeds it by $5,000 for midlevel associates and by $10,000 for senior associates. Their new salary scale is: 1st year =  $190,000 2nd year = $200,000 3rd year = $220,000 4th year = $255,000 5th... Read More

Where are the former Gruber Hail Johansen Shank Attorneys Going?

Gruber Hail Johansen Shank Gruber Hail Johansen Shank, a prominent litigation boutique in Dallas announced on April 16th, that it would dissolve and close its doors. The firm, which was founded in 2006 when partners from Godwin Gruber split off, had a strong run peaking at over 30 attorneys in 2015. Things started to change in early 2016 when Michael Hurst and 6 other lawyers left the firm he co-founded to join Lynn, Pinker, Cox & Hurst. In 2017, David Elrod and 3 other attorneys left the firm to join Shackelford, Bowen, Mc... Read More

How LinkedIn Can Help Grow Your Practice

As an attorney, if you want to be a bigger originator and business developer you need to have a strong network that refers business to you. Unless your practice is largely consumer oriented (criminal defense, personal injury, family law, etc.) you get a large percentage of your business through referrals. Referrals could come from current and former clients, attorneys in other practice areas, other professionals or your personal network. Worried that your network is too small? Perhaps you don’t have ... Read More

Link Legal Search Group Completes Search For Litigation Associate

Link Legal Search Group Completes Search for Litigation Associate

Dallas, Texas – Link Legal Search Group has recently completed a search for an Associate Attorney specializing in Litigation for Underwood Perkins, PC. Kellen McJunkins, formerly with boutique Collin County law firm, has joined Underwood Perkins, a midsize full service Dallas law firm. Link Legal Search Group Principal Rahul D. Yodh said “Underwood Perkins had an imme... Read More

Link Legal Search Group Completes Associate Search

Recruiter for partner attorney placements Link Legal Search Group Completes Search for Business Transactions and Intellectual Property Associate Dallas, Texas – Link Legal Search Group has recently completed a search for an Associate Attorney specializing in Business Transactions and Intellectual Property for Underwood Perkins, PC. Sophilia Wu, formerly with boutique Dallas law firm Mullin Law, PC, has joined Underwood Perkins, a midsize full service Dallas law firm. Link Legal Search Group Principal Rahul D. Yodh said... Read More

When Are Candidate’s Receptive to New Opportunities?

Lateral Partner Search With Cowboys season over and a good weather forecast, I decided to cross some home maintenance off my list on Sunday. First on the agenda? We had some cracks in the concrete walkways around our house that needed to be patched before they got worse and turned into a bigger problem. My wife had suggested I hire someone to tackle the chore, afraid that I would cause some sort of concrete disaster. I was stubborn and after watching several YouTube videos, I took the trip to Home Depot to get my supplies. $... Read More

Where Are The Former Shannon Gracey Attorneys Going?

Recruiter for partner attorney placements Just before Thanksgiving, Shannon Gracey, a firm with its main office in Fort Worth and additional offices in Dallas, Houston and Austin announced that they were going through some major changes. In a statement released by Rich Lowe, the firm’s managing partner said that the firm, which has a “long legacy of legal integrity and community involvement,” has seen a number of its partners retire at the same time that others left the firm. “With this in mind, the current partners are considering a v... Read More

2016 Associate Attorney Bonuses

On Monday November 28th, bonus season officially began for AmLaw 100 firms when the elite New York firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore announced associate attorney bonuses. Cravath has long been the market leader when it comes to associate compensation, so it wasn’t a surprise that many large law firms followed Cravath’s announcement with associate bonus announcements of their own. In most cases the firms matched the Cravath scale, but in some rare cases, firms beat the Cravath scale. 2016 ... Read More

Fortune Magazine Asked Us About Resumes

Link Legal Search Group Principal, Rahul D. Yodh, spoke with Fortune Magazine and Monster.com about things that might get a resume eliminated from consideration before it reaches the hiring manager's desk. Check it out here  ... Read More