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Boutique hiring requires careful planning

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 PM | By Warren Smith

I was recently speaking with a partner from one of the top boutique law firms in my market about the challenges they faced in recruiting mid-level associate talent for their firm. This partner was lamenting how they were not seeing the same calibre of mid-level associates they would routinely be able to hire at the articling student/new call level of hiring.

Here are four key areas we discussed in assessing why his firm may be struggling in securing star associate talent for his firm.

Proactive recruiting...