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June 8, 2011 Future of Lawyer Hiring Roundtable

The sixth Roundtable on the Future of Lawyer Hiring, Development, and Advancement was held June 8, 2011. The discussion continued a focus on Adjusting to the New Normal. Key discussion points for participating industry leaders included changes in lawyer and law student recruiting, hiring, retention, development, and selection over the last couple of years and projected trends for the future. Among the other topics discussed was the impact of recent changes in lawyer hiring and development on diversity in the legal profession.

Read a transcript of the June 8 discussion (PDF)
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  • Irene Dorzback, Assistant Dean for Career Services, New York University School of Law
  • Dean Phoebe A. Haddon, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Traci Mundy Jenkins, Assistant Dean for the Office of Career & Professional Development, American University Washington College of Law
  • Robert Kaplan, Associate Dean for Career Services and Public Service Initiatives and Director of Externships, William & Mary School of Law
  • James Leipold, Executive Director, NALP
  • Timothy Lloyd, firm-wide Hiring Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP
  • Irena McGrath, Chief Associate Recruitment Officer, Hogan Lovells US LLP
  • Tammy Patterson, CEO and President, the NALP Foundation
  • Jennifer Queen, Chief Recruiting & Development Officer, McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP
  • Ann Rainhart, Director of Legal Personnel and Professional Development, Faegre & Benson LLP
  • Peter Shields, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
  • Jeanne Svikhart, Assistant Director, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, U.S. Department of Justice

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