Case Study: BigLaw Associate Looking for Part-Time Work

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The Candidate

  • Former BigLaw Associate
  • Expertise: Civil Litigation & Commercial Transactions
  • Barred in Pennsylvania
  • The Situation

    A former BigLaw associate, the applicant was looking for part-time freelance work. She was barred in one state but living in another and finding it difficult to connect with the right kinds of opportunities, like remote assignments.

    Enter MLA’s Hire an Esquire

    After creating a profile on the Hire an Esquire platform, the applicant immediately started connecting with opportunities. She discovered that using the platform made finding remote work and getting paid very easy and friction-free. She loved the combination of the independence of using the platform to find and apply for opportunities while also having access to Hire an Esquire support staff who were always responsive and ready to help when she needed assistance. The applicant said about working with Hire an Esquire, “It makes remote work very simple and the payments were always flawless. I was always paid on time and it was always correct.”

    The Results

    Through Hire an Esquire, the applicant connected with a role that was initially estimated to be a six-month project. She provided general support to the law firm on several assessment tax appeal matters. Despite the initial six-month estimate, she and the client developed a great working relationship, and the client began to expand the scope of the work. She continues to support the firm with ad hoc legal work over a three-year engagement.

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