May 25, 2023
Leopard Solutions’ 2022 In-House survey showed that the majority of respondents (98%) hire outside counsel, with litigation (50%), corporate (17%), and intellectual property (10%) being the most in-demand practice areas. How can firms stand out amongst the competition?
May 1, 2023
The Leopard Solutions Women Leaving Law 2022 report showed that a large number of women are choosing to leave Big Law at the peak of their careers. Conversely, more women are being hired than men out of law school. Their exits at the later career stage could pose future risks to firms. We recently surveyed women currently working in the Top 200 firms to get their insights directly, and combined with an in-depth analysis of the Leopard Solutions database to offer key strategies that law firms should consider implementing. Get the report to gain an understanding and insights into how to combat this trend.
April 5, 2023
Listen in on the afterparty podcast on the recent The Challenges of Women in Big Law webinar, whereby the esteemed panelists continued the discussion by exposing women’s challenges and spotlighting areas where they have been able to excel. What are the top 200 firms doing to support gender equality, and how can they help level the playing field for women against their male counterparts?
March 8, 2023
At many legal conferences, you can usually bet that you will see a session on ‘Moneyball for Law Firms’. Yet, no one is really playing the game. To assess how well your recruitment is doing, you need reliable data and an understanding of the costs of recruitment. Onboarding entry-level hires are expensive and time-consuming, as are lateral hires. If they don’t stay, it costs your firm wasted time and future earnings you believed that associate would bring to your organization. Leopard Solutions analyzed the cost of hiring and provide insights on where the value of hiring could be.
January 25, 2023
Listen in on the afterparty podcast on the recent 2022 State of the Legal Industry webinar, whereby the esteemed panelists continued the discussion on topics such as lateral and entry level hires, attorney exits and retention, promotions, law firm growth and decline, diversity changes within the industry, and more.
January 24, 2023
The Leopard Solutions State of the Legal Industry Report highlights a rocky year of change that saw needs shift and firms adjust as the market went into a correction. The legal industry is also showing signs of the need to improve its partnership strategy while it continues to battle gender and diversity recruitment. 2022 State of Legal Industry Report, webinar, and slides available for download.
November 15, 2022
In this podcast, we continue the conversation and hear more about our panelists’ Big Law experiences, their in-house life, and the kinds of communication they find most valuable from their outside counsel.
November 11, 2022
This research report discusses the current in-house counsel landscape including job satisfaction, compensation, and what they look for in outside counsel.
November 3, 2022
The panelists of our recent diversity webinar continue the discussion in our first after-show discussion about DE&I in the legal industry.
October 14, 2022
This article provides an in-depth look at exclusive data indicating that law firms are adjusting their strategy coming off an overheated hiring market as job closures start outpacing job openings.