Every year, about 5 percent of partners in law firms nationwide change jobs, typically moving to become a partner in another firm, according to lawyer and legal recruiter Adam S. Weiss, who specializes in the placement of partner-level candidates. His new book, “The Lateral Lawyer: Opportunities & Pitfalls for the Law Firm Partner Switching Firms,” was released in October 2014 by ABA Publishing.
In “The Lateral Lawyer,” Weiss draws upon his background in the law, management consulting and business development to offer prospective partner candidates a roadmap on how to switch firms either midway or later in one’s career.
He tackles some of the key issues a lawyer-partner should consider and explains the process for an effective transition to another firm. Based in the New York area, Weiss brings 20 years of experience in the legal industry and more than a decade in legal recruiting.
He talks about his new book, the lateral hiring process and the qualities of a successful lateral candidate in this short video below. Read Full Article Here: