Law firms have a ton of data at their fingertips, but few of them are actually using it to fuel more effective lateral strategies.

Using data analytics in talent acquisition and retention is becoming more common, but the so-called moneyball approach hasn’t become mainstream. Industry-watchers say many law firm decision-makers remain skeptical of this method and whether it adds value. They also point to the existing partner-first culture of most firms, and a general lack of expertise in statistical analysis at law firms.

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