Join writer Jefferson Byrd as he speaks with Danice Kowalczyk and Carey Bertolet, Managing Directors of legal recruiting firm BCG Attorney Searchâ€™s New York office, about the New York legal job market in 2006. Bertolet is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and practiced as a commercial litigator and trial lawyer before joining BCG Attorney Search. Kowalczyk graduated from Brooklyn Law School and practiced intellectual property law for five years before coming to BCG Attorney Search.
Kowalczyk and Bertolet discuss the recent upswing in the New York job market, particularly in the tax, corporate, and mergers and acquisitions practice areas, which is being fueled by developments in the global and domestic finance arenas. Additionally, they talk about the pros and cons of practicing outside of Manhattan, the onslaught of the first-year associate salary wars in New York, and the recent spikes in pay rates at large law firms.
Duration : 27:48