Episode 48-Successes and Failures in Lateral Partner Movement


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Lateral partner movement is alive and well in the practice of law. While partners and practice groups were changing firms with increasing frequency in the past decade, the pandemic has not really slowed down the process.

There are many reasons why law firm partners seek out greener pastures. In this episode, my guest Susan Mendelsohn, talks about some of those reasons. But what makes a lateral move a success? Why do some partners make a lateral move and stay for years while others quickly discover that another lateral move may be in the offing.

Susan Mendelsohn has a lot to say on the subject.

Susan Mendelsohn has been recruiting in the legal space for over 20 years. While she is based in Chicago, she serves clients throughout the United States and not only does recruiting, but like me, Susan also spends a portion of her time on coaching.

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