3 Ways To Make Yourself An Attractive Lateral Candidate

By Aebra Coe (April 25, 2018, 1:33 PM EDT) -- BigLaw partners are often exceptionally good at practicing the law and serving clients, but when it comes to selling themselves to potential suitors while contemplating a lateral move, they're not always so skilled.

There are a number of mistakes partners make as they look at their lateral options, many of which can cast them in a bad light or even kill their chances of finding the perfect match. In order to make a successful move, attorneys must become adept at navigating the tightrope walk between selling themselves short and puffing up their book of business, according to legal recruiters who work...

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