Lateral Hiring (Almost) Never Works – The Experts Say Why and What You Can Do About It

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Lateral hiring is a statistical disaster.  Is it the right move your firm?

A survey from American Lawyer found that “96 percent of managing partners said they expected to grow through lateral partner hiring over the next two years, yet only 28 percent reported that lateral hiring had been a highly effective strategy in the past.”

So can Lateral Hiring work?

The Law Firm Insurance Guru recently moderated a conference on the topic with a panel of industry experts.  The program entitled – Lateral Success: How to find, attract, and develop your next rock star partner answered this question.

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In these 90 minutes, you’ll hear from law firm talent experts and successful managing partners what strategies work for attracting top talent, deal making with top talent, and integrating your new talent into your firm.  With the right planning, lateral recruiting can work.

Panelists including:

William D. Henderson – Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Arthur Levin – Founder and President, AGL Associates,
Sam Roberts – Senior National Executive Director, Mestel & Company

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What’s worked for your firm?

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