Lateral search during Corona

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Lateral search during Corona

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:21 pm

Has anyone done it successfully since the shutdown started? If so, how long was the timeframe?

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Re: Lateral search during Corona

Post by Flyygal » Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:42 am

I did

I applied in late January and got called for an interview in February. Everything was put on hold until my offer last week. So I’ll say almost 6 months. I’m confident moving because, I believe they weighed all their options and checked their finances and can still afford to keep me. For reference I’m in a niche area of law and lateraling from one Big law firm to the other. Good luck in your search knowing it is possible.

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Re: Lateral search during Corona

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:53 pm

I did, not necessarily during shutdown (March), but a bit earlier on in January.

Applied mid-January, did interviews the following week and the week after and accepted an offer in the first week of February.

Friend of mine applied mid-February and accepted an offer mid-March.

Both were from one big law firm to another big law firm.

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Re: Lateral search during Corona

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:10 pm

Lateraled during the shutdown. Interviewed in the middle of May, offer a couple days later, started at the beginning of June. Went from Big Law to a 30 person shop.

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Re: Lateral search during Corona

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:10 pm
Lateraled during the shutdown. Interviewed in the middle of May, offer a couple days later, started at the beginning of June. Went from Big Law to a 30 person shop.
Got it — was this voluntary lateral or a stealth layoff?

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Re: Lateral search during Corona

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:55 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:05 pm
Anonymous User wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:10 pm
Lateraled during the shutdown. Interviewed in the middle of May, offer a couple days later, started at the beginning of June. Went from Big Law to a 30 person shop.
Got it — was this voluntary lateral or a stealth layoff?
Sorry for the delay. Voluntary lateral, was directly reached out to.

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