We understand the complexities of an in house attorney search. Most in house positions do not fit into a simple box. Rarely do you need someone with expertise in only one practice area. Furthermore the successful in house candidate has to be able to navigate the nuances of working outside of a law firm environment. Legal skills in multiple practice areas is required, a business mindset is a must. Our experience allows us to understand that a candidate who seems like a good fit on paper may not be a good fit in person.
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 o...