Posts Tagged: Legal Staffing in DC

Assigned Counsel Success Story: Meet David

One of our most requested skill sets is for commercial transactional help. Technology in particular requires a wide range of industry specific agreements. Such was the case with our Phoenix based client who was managing an increasing workload due to international expansion. Within 48 hours of our client’s request, Assigned Counsel gave our recommendation. We… Read More »

5 Tips for Success With Temporary Attorneys

Temporary attorneys can significantly benefit a legal team, especially when the workload is high or when a case involves specialized issues that don’t fall within the common practice area of anyone on the team. Law firms and legal departments that have not worked with temporary attorneys in the past, however, may wonder where to start… Read More »

Meet Alex: An Assigned Counsel Case Study

At Assigned Counsel, not only do we work with law firms who need qualified lawyers, we also work with legal departments in various industries, including pharmaceuticals.   Recently, we received a call from the general counsel of a pharmaceutical company, that found itself in a bind. One of its staff attorneys needed to leave the organization quickly for personal reasons. This left… 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 »

Are You a Lazy Career Manager?

None of us want to think of ourselves as “lazy.”  Certainly it’s a word no candidate would use to describe themselves in a job interview.  But if you’ve recently begun saying things to yourself like “I’m not interested in the money,” “I’m not all that ambitious,” or “I’d rather….”, chances are good that your career… Read More »

Top Business Objectives of Corporate Law Departments

Corporate law departments occupy a unique position at the intersection of law and business.  Their legal work calls upon them to provide legal advice to executive boards and to protect the legal interests of the company, but their position within the business structure as a whole demands that they consider cost control, efficiency, and profitability… Read More »

Top 5 Soft Skills to Look For in DC Lawyers

Hiring Tips from the Legal Staffing Experts in Washington DC All attorneys need a sound understanding of the substantive law that governs their practice areas, as well as a thorough knowledge of court procedures.  What separates merely competent attorneys from their superstar counterparts, however, are the “soft skills” they bring to the table. If you’re… Read More »

How Tech Can Change Your Career Outlook

The legal profession is well-known for its reluctance to adapt to change, especially in the technology fields.  Despite the inherent conservatism of long-standing firms and legal departments, however, younger lawyers increasingly benefit from embracing technology. Firms and attorneys who are willing to adapt their practice to the demands of 21st-century information exchange often find that… Read More »