Evaluating Compensation Proposals: It’s Not What You Make, It’s What You Get to Keep

Evaluating Compensation Proposals: It’s Not What You Make, It’s What You Get to Keep Prior to joining Mestel & Company, I was a partner for 25 years at two Am Law 50 law firms. For several of those years, I was responsible for lateral-partner hiring and, in that connection, for formulating and negotiating compensation proposals…

Keeping Top Talent Warm this Winter: 5 Ways to Boost Engagement

Keeping Top Talent Warm this Winter: 5 Ways to Boost Engagement  With year-end around the corner, schedules have reached a fever pitch and recruiting is more of a juggling act than ever before. Between the holidays, executing on recruiting initiatives and end of the year meetings, identifying creative and efficient ways to maintain a strong…

Legal Industry Snapshot Q3 2018

The technology revolution that helped more aggressive firms expand beyond historic geographies has paralleled the increasing commoditization, or fungibility, of legal services, especially over the past two decades. This parallelism is a reflection of a dynamic cause and effect, for at the heart of commoditization of legal services are the two highly interrelated factors of information technology: speed and accessibility.