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So What Do I Do Now? Legal Opportunities in NY & Boston

We cannot pretend the next few months will be business as usual. Hiring at many law firms is now on hold. But there are definite exceptions. A number of New York firms, not surprisingly, are looking to bolster their bankruptcy and financial restructuring practices. I’m also working on mid-level associate searches in health law, trademark & copyright, fund finance, leveraged finance, hedge funds, fund formation, tech trans, labor & employment and T&E searches in New York.

In Boston, a city that has been experiencing a significant boom in the legal markets in recent year, for several firms it’s full steam ahead on the hiring front. I am working on urgent searches for clients who are proceeding with Zoom interviews and even with remote offers and onboarding. Boston firms are currently looking for associates in:

Candidates must have U.S. JDs, top credentials and BigLaw experience. Boston firms are generally very open to relocators from other major markets. Please reach out to me at to discuss any of the opportunities above.

But what if it’s not the right time for you to make a move? What if firms are not hiring in your practice area? There are still steps you can take during these uncertain times to stay productive from a career advancement perspective.

I’d love to hear your tips for advancing your career from the land of house arrest. Please reach out to me at to discuss specific lateral opportunities, for resume or business plan advice, or to discuss the lateral hiring market in general, whether it is the right time for you to make a move, or how to best position yourself for a move down the road.