Vault.com and The New York City Bar are teaming up to help job-seeking lawyers find their next gig.
More than 10,000 law firm employees have hit the unemployment lines just this year. At the same time, salary
reductions, furloughs and employment deferrals cloud the legal industry’s employment picture. “Getting Back in
the Game: How to Restart Your Career in a Down Economy” is a day-long seminar designed to provide lawyers
and new law school graduates with expert advice and proven strategies for getting their careers on track.
What’s the best way to navigate this new economic environment? How can you still succeed despite the market
downturn? This program will outline a number alternatives – including going it alone – and discuss the best
personal marketing strategies for each.
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Where:42 West 44th Street
New York City Bar Association
Who:150-200 Job-Seeking Lawyers
Patricia Hynes, New York City Bar
Brian Dalton, Vault.com
John J. Cannon III, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Helen Long, Ropes & Gray
David Lat, abovethelaw.com
Registration is necessary: www.nycbar.org. The fee, including lunch, is $30 for members, $50 for non-members.
Vault.com is the Web’s most comprehensive resource for career management and job search information, including insider
intelligence on salaries, hiring practices and company cultures. Founded in 1996, Vault features thousands of profiles on
occupations, industries, companies and universities, as well as career-related articles, videos, blogs and research tools. Each
year, the company issues the best-sellingVault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms.