Bloomberg Law: Representation Analytics Feature

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 18, 2016

Bloomberg Law is a great source to search law firms, corporations and other business institutions.  One feature that is highly recommended for this research is Representation Analytics and now you can search it by law firm.  This database provides information …

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Law Firms for LGBT lawyers

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 7, 2015

Ninety-five law firms got a perfect score this year on the Corporate Equality Index developed by the Human Rights Campaign. From the Press Release:  “Since 2002, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) has surveyed major businesses to …

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Whistleblower Insider

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 25, 2013

Whistleblowers, whether government or corporation insiders, are making news these days. Whistleblower law, a specialty practice area centered around several federal statutes and regulatory agencies responsible for preventing fraud and corruption and protecting consumers and the public welfare, is the …

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New Lawyer Tips for Success

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 6, 2013

Above the Law recently posted an article that gives new lawyers the inside track on success when first starting out at a firm.  These are the kind of tips that many new lawyers wish someone had told them before they had to …

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Law Firm Pronunciation Guide

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 5, 2012

When the conversation in the Library this week isn’t about exams, it’s about jobs. Here’s something new to eliminate at least some of the job search stress facing law students. You no longer have to fear mispronouncing the names of …

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NALP Update: New Recruiting Guidelines

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • February 28, 2010

NALP, the National Association for Law Placement, announced yesterday its long-awaited timing guidelines for the 2010 legal recruiting season. After months of consideration, the association decided against setting specific dates before which offers could not be made, and settled on …

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What is the Future of the NALP?

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • February 21, 2010

The National Association for Law Placement is the group that coordinates law firm recruiting on law school campuses. The recession has brought calls for changes to current recruiting standards, including a proposal by the NALP that all summer associate job …

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The Future of First Year Associates

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • December 14, 2009

This WSJ Law Blog post summarizes a panel that discussed the future of the law business, part of that being the current model for new associates. A lawyer’s education does not end with law school, but clients aren’t always happy …

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Capturing Law Firm Information

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • September 26, 2009

If you are job hunting, preparing for interviews, or researching any type of information published on law firm web sites, try Fee Fie Foe Firm. This free search engine is designed to provide more effective access to law firm …

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Advice For New Associates

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • August 23, 2009

In a recent article in the National Law Journal, Steven Bennett outlines how new law firm associates can avoid some common pitfalls. His answer to problem number one, wasting time?

“Ask lots of questions when receiving an assignment. Ask …

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