360: Legal Jobs in a Slowing Economy (w/Sadie Jones)

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about looking for legal jobs in the current economy, where law firm hiring is slowing down and some layoffs may even be happening.

In this episode we discuss:

  • A look at recent periods of economic challenges
  • What fuels BigLaw work?
  • For students interested in BigLaw, how concerned should they be right now?
  • What can students do to position themselves for a summer associate position/job offer, in any economy?
  • How to analyze in more depth which firms to apply to and where to accept an offer
  • Learning to be flexible on desired practice areas
  • If a BigLaw job doesn't pan out now, is all lost?

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