Nancy Grimes, Top Legal Recruiter, has a New Jersey HR Opportunity

I.          IDENTIFICATION Position Title:  Director of Human Resources and Facilities Department:     Human Resources/Facilities Reports To:       Managing Director      FLSA Status:             Exempt II.        POSITION SUMMARY The Director of Human Resources and Facilities will be a senior advisor to the Managing Director in the areas of Employee Relations, HR compliance, and Facilities management.  […]

Summer is Coming: Top Recruiter Nancy Grimes with Mid-Year Motivation

Summer is coming. Vitamin D and the physiological need for fresh-ish air. The most focused among us begin to resist indoor endeavors. How do we continue to bring our A Game? How do we motivate our team to put their brain power behind the work at hand? How do we remind ourselves to work hard […]

Associate attorneys want legal recruiter Nancy Grimes as their partner

Nancy Grimes knows that for associates, legal recruiters, specialty headhunters whatever the industry wants to affectionately call us, there can be a real value, not just in finding especially attractive opportunities of which they wouldn’t otherwise be aware but also in helping to prep them which frequently gives them the edge over other applicants for […]

The First 90 Days: Your Road Map For Success at a New Firm

How to establish rock-solid relationships and catapult yourself to success when you’re the newest team member. Transitioning to a new firm is not easy; it can be overwhelming to learn your role, create new relationships, assimilate into the culture, and impress your partners all at once.  Onboarding programs are tasked with making sure you do […]

Pros & Cons of Working at Home – She Found Her Sweetspot

Even before it was vogue, 18 years ago GLI  plugged and played its first remote employee – The Office Manager, no less.  Nancy Grimes, the President and Managing Partner of GLI is all about flexibility and finding new ways to do things which provide workable solutions to all sorts of situations.  She had her hands […]

Sizing Up an Orrick-Pillsbury Combo

SAN FRANCISCO — The proposed merger of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman would instantly make the firm the biggest in the Bay Area, with nearly 500 lawyers split between the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices. But that’s almost beside the point. On each side, the strategic thinking seems more about […]

For Love or Money?

by Piyali Syam Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 It’s the eternal question. Should I do what I love, money be darned, or should I go for the big bucks, idealism be darned? Just how much should money factor into your career decision? It’s a big question, one that you can’t be expected to have a […]


We all know today’s legal market continues to evolve and it certainly presents unique challenges. With the uncertainly still looming over the financial markets, many law firms continue to streamline their ranks and trim compensation for partners whose business has fallen off. It is not uncommon to push partners into early retirement or into counsel […]

Legal Sector Added 200 Jobs in February

Originally seen: – March 8th, 2013 – By: Tom Huddleston, Jr. Legal hiring rebounded slightly last month after suffering a major drop-off in January, with the industry adding 200 jobs, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary employment data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The initial estimate of February’s modest gains comes […]

Changes Are Coming! Are you ready?

As discussed last week, navigating the current legal market and making decisions about the future of your career can seem rather daunting. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to decide which changes to make and how you should make them. 1.  Evaluate the Market Before you performed any science experiment in school, you had to […]