The Importance of GDPR Compliance

As leaders in the temporary lawyer space, we know the one thing that always remains constant: change. And the increased use of technology has certainly resulted in change, providing companies and consumers with a dangerously powerful new tool that is often mishandled. Facebook made headlines a few months ago when reports revealed that political consulting… Read More »

Assigned Counsel® Incorporated Sees Strongest Quarter in Ten Years

Company Reports Growth as it Enters Next Quarter-Century of Business PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 26, 2018) ‒ Assigned Counsel® Incorporated, a temporary legal staffing firm based in the Greater Philadelphia area, last month reported its strongest quarter in ten years. Currently in its 26th year in business, Assigned Counsel, Inc. sees an equally bright future for… Read More »

Top Three Tips for Finding the Right Fit

When filling a temporary lawyer position, it’s important to understand exactly the kind of candidate the client is seeking. Given the breadth and depth of our attorney database, we use tried and true methods to narrow our searches and find candidates who will be the right fit for our clients. Practice Area Focus Most businesses… Read More »

Job Hunt Series: 3 Keys to Interview Success

You’ve crafted the perfect resume and cover letter, so now it’s time to secure the last and most important piece of the job hunt puzzle: the interview. Your qualifications and proven track record are what got you to this point, but your personality is what will get your foot in the door. People like to… Read More »

Job Hunt Series: Top 4 Cover Letter Tips

While your resume and professional experience may impress a potential employer, your cover letter is a way for you to set yourself apart from the competition with a strong sample of your written work. A cover letter should ideally be a one-page document that highlights who you are, what you’re looking for and what drew… Read More »

Job Hunt Series: Top 4 Resume Tips

The legal industry is deluged with qualified job candidates, so learning how to differentiate yourself from the rest of the pack is crucial. Here is Assigned Counsel’s list of the top four tips to keep in mind when updating your resume. Write a strong executive summary statement. Our recruiting attorneys place a heavy emphasis on… Read More »

Why Assigned Counsel?

Whether you need immediate legal help in areas such as contracts, real estate transactions, corporate law, complex litigation, technology or employment, Assigned Counsel has the temporary attorney for you.  With more than 25 years of experience in temporary legal staffing, we know what it takes to find the right candidates, at the right experience level,… Read More »

4 Tips for Improving Profit

Law is a business – but for in-house legal departments, the business constraints and opportunities are often vastly different from those available to private law firms.  As part of a larger corporation, legal departments have a responsibility to manage costs and generate profit, but they also have an opportunity to leverage the in-house relationship in… Read More »

How to Avoid Negligent Hiring Charges

Negligent hiring charges – and liability – are on the rise.  Law firms and legal departments are in a particularly sensitive position when it comes to negligent hiring.  The nature of legal work requires the highest concern for confidentiality and client protection.  And because legal organizations specialize in understanding the law, courts are more likely… Read More »

Corporate Lawyer Salaries in Chicago: Where Do You Stand?

As one of the largest and busiest cities in the United States, Chicago is home to many major businesses.  The legal departments of these corporations are often located in the Chicago area, making a career in corporate law a realistic option for Chicago-area attorneys with the experience and skills these companies look for. Corporate Lawyer… Read More »