Attorneys

Viele Consulting Group has been dedicated to the recruitment of attorneys since 2002, handling associate, partner and group placements, as well as law firm mergers.

 

How It Works: For Attorneys

FOR THE CANDIDATE

Our job is about being precise with language, using knowledge, empathy, and communication to get to the heart of what it is you are hoping to achieve through a career move. We will steadfastly help you to explore all opportunities without jeopardizing your privacy or confidentiality. We pride ourselves on being extremely accessible and responsive. We perform our searches with the utmost tact and respect for your personal integrity and professional well-being. Think of us as your career confidantes.

ASSOCIATES

What we need from you:

  • An updated resume
  • Law school transcripts
  • Several (very strong) writing samples
  • Letters of reference, recommendation or praise from clients

What’s important to our clients:

  • Law school attended
  • Law school rank (prefer top 25% and above)
  • Law school activities (Law Review, Moot Court)
  • Work experience (quality of current and prior firms)
  • Display of personal and professional growth
  • Desire to succeed in today’s competitive climate

PARTNERS

What we need from you:

  • Past employment history (quality of firms)
  • Estimated portable book of business
  • Quality and nature of existing clients
  • Hourly billing rate, and average number of hours billed per year
  • Letters of reference, recommendation or praise from clients, colleagues, professionals

What’s important to our clients:

  • Your ability to integrate into a new firm environment
  • Symbiosis between your practice and the practices of attorneys in the acquiring firm
  • Demonstration of well-balanced personal behavior and decorum
  • Innovativeness and creativeness in using acquiring firm’s platform to generate new business, or capture additional business from existing clients
  • Professional and personal community activities

Once engaged: One of our recruiters will discreetly contact you to ask you several confidential questions regarding your salary requirements, billable hours, location preference, practice area, current practice breakdown, academic information, future goals, and more. We will then submit your information only to the firms that meet your criteria and have been approved by you. We think you will appreciate us primarily for the way we personally serve you. We promise to give you as much or as little handholding through the process as you would like. We will not only match you up with possible job opportunities, we will also coach you through all the nuances of negotiating a mutually beneficial and acceptable.

WHY VCG

  • Confidentiality is the highest priority
  • Consultative, honest and thorough approach to align opportunities with your long-term goals
  • Professional connections
  • Dedication to long term relationships in the market
  • Early awareness in the market of opportunities
  • Recruiting for all practice areas.
  • Known as a trusted advisor
  • Professional coaching through your transition
  • Abides by rules of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants
  • Excellent track record, countless recommendations