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Lateral Hiring


Thinking of taking that lateral leap?

Joining another law firm is a major career move, so you want to choose the right firm. It could be Garvey Schubert Barer.

When it comes to top-notch clients, challenging legal work, and commitment to client service, we may look, at least at first glance, like other firms. But we are not. We have our own unique personality, our own culture, and our own opportunities for professional growth and success which distinguish us from the pack. As we see it, we offer the same opportunities for professional growth and success as the most successful firms, but we offer them combined with a friendly culture and colleagues who make it fun, rewarding and enjoyable to build a career at Garvey Schubert Barer.

Personality and culture are distinguishing traits for our firm. Our clients are at the core of everything we do and excellent client service is a nonnegotiable requirement of everyone at the firm. And, in delivering these services, we are entrepreneurial, always looking beyond the conventional wisdom to find new ways to accomplish client objectives.

Many of our attorneys are leaders in the legal profession and in their clients’ industries. Our attorneys are passionate, committed to excellence, innovative, collaborative and fun. We are a meritocracy. Success at our firm is measured by excellence, how you apply yourself, how you strengthen our firm and how you serve clients.

Culture matters to us. We are nonhierarchical and do not believe in needless bureaucracy. We want everyone to have the freedom to thrive.

Collegiality, caring and collaboration are essential parts of the fabric of the firm. Our arrogance and ego quotients are remarkably low and our commitment to each other is remarkably high. We believe a healthy work-life balance makes for happier, more productive lawyers. And, we have a strong commitment to diversity at all levels of our firm.

Our commitment to public service is second to none. We offer our attorneys and staff real opportunity and encouragement to make a difference in the communities where we live and practice.

We will offer you plenty of professional and personal opportunities. They include both clients and a practice as sophisticated as that of larger competitors. In sum, we think we are a terrific place to practice law. When looking for that “right” firm, consider Garvey Schubert Barer.

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