An occasional look at how job hunting legal professionals cope with a crisis economy.
He’d been happy at Lewis and Roca, he told Legal Pad this afternoon, and was searching for a firm of a similar size and level of practice. Schnader Harrison, a Philadelphia-based law firm with about 200 lawyers, has added two partners to its San Francisco office this year, one in bankruptcy and another in commercial/IP litigation. What’s more, one associate left the firm to relocate to Sacramento.
Orzano, the tenth lawyer in the San Francisco office now, says he counts himself very lucky. “I feel like I found a great fit in a time when people are sort of lucky to have a job,” he said.
But though luck may have played its part, another move Orzano made during his job search may have been the clincher.
How so, you ask? Read the jump ...