"Questions Attorneys Should Ask Before Making a Lateral Move," Law360

Posted On Jan 08, 2016

In an article published on Jan. 6, 2016, Sam Sammataro discussed what lateral attorneys should ask prospective firms during the interview process. Sammataro says, “With expansion as part of our strategic plan, we look for prospective laterals who are equally committed to growth — both personally for their practices but who will also rally behind firmwide growth. When a candidate asks, 'What’s the potential for my advancement in the firm, and how would my addition underscore your goals?' it opens up a dialogue about our culture that allows us to gauge if the fit is mutually beneficial. Change isn’t always easy, so laterals who thrive under the notion that we will be evolving as a means to support our clients are the ones who will be successful.” Subscribers may view the full article here.