In the end, a proposal to adopt a January kickoff date for law firm summer associate offers proved too controversial. The board of the National Association for Law Placement decided Friday to back off a plan that would delay the summer associate offer process by as long as four months. Law firm recruiters and law school administrators on Friday largely welcomed the shift. Said one: "To make any kind of significant change, everybody needs to be on board or the changes won't be followed."
Firms Breathe Sigh of Relief Over NALP Change on Recruiting
The National Law Journal
March 1, 2010