Archive: October, 2008

Crisis means big fees for some lawyers

Posted on 10/29/08 , No Comments

By Martha Graybow and Gina Keating – Analysis NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Even as U.S. law firms see some of their steadiest clients go by the wayside in the financial crisis, a few star lawyers are hitting pay dirt as they sort through the mess. Top bankruptcy attorneys, high-powered defense lawyers and regulatory law [...]

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Entry Level Jobs Declining

Posted on 10/29/08 , No Comments

Originally posted here: http://articles.experience.com/2008_10_01_archive.html Those about ready to graduate law school will have more trouble than usual finding entry level jobs. Jerry Kowalski, co-founder of legal consultant Kowalski & Associates, predicts hiring of summer associates for 2009 will decrease by 35 percent from last year. This means young lawyers hoping for entry level positions at [...]

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Entry Level Jobs for Lawyers to Decline

Posted on 10/28/08 , No Comments

Those about ready to graduate law school will have more trouble than usual finding entry level jobs. Jerry Kowalski, co-founder of legal consultant Kowalski & Associates, predicts hiring of summer associates for 2009 will decrease by 35 percent from last year. This means young lawyers hoping for entry level positions at elite firms could wind [...]

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Summer Associate Hiring in Down Economy

Posted on 10/20/08 , No Comments

Originally posted here: http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id=1202425335653 Karen Sloan / Staff reporter Jerry Kowalski can sum up this year’s summer associate hiring season in one word: grim. Law students have good reason to be particularly anxious about landing a summer associate position, said Kowalski, the head of recruiting at consulting firm Kowalski & Associates. He estimates that there [...]

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