The Philadelphia legal job market and the Philadelphia executive job market are showing solid signs of continued growth. This is a good time to be looking for an attorney job or executive job in the Philadelphia region. It is also a good time for those considering an attorney career change or for executives who wish to explore their career options.

For lawyers seeking new jobs or alternative legal careers, the Greater Philadelphia job market has about 95 law firms, with 230 branches, 5,900 attorney jobs and almost 3,000 law firm partner jobs. There are a number of large law firms in the Philadelphia region, including Morgan Lewis, Dechert, Reed Smith, Buchanan Ingersoll and Pepper Hamilton. Some are located in Center City, others in the suburbs. We have helped clients get into (or out of!) positions in each of these firms, and many others. In addition to attorney jobs, these firms offer Alternative careers for lawyers in areas that include Professional Development, Recruiting, Business Development, Business Management and Marketing, among others.

Just over 12,000 people have law firm jobs in the Philadelphia area. There are generally about 500 attorney jobs open at any given moment. Competition is strong and of high caliber, but we have the knowledge and job search resources to provide our clients with a competitive edge.

The corporate market is also substantial. This region has 12 of the Fortune 100 companies headquartered here! Amerisource Bergen, Comcast and Aramark are among the biggest, and we have helped clients secure attorney jobs and executive jobs in each of these major companies. We have provided them with career coaching for lawyers and executives, job search guidance, and innovative ways to penetrate the Hidden Job Market.

The industries in the Philadelphia job market are quite diverse, with strong representation in Financial Services and Technology, among others. One doesn’t normally think of Philadelphia as a tech center, but there are 71 substantial tech companies in the region employing 32,000 people.

Although we are based in New York, we have had the opportunity of working with talented Philadelphia lawyers and executives almost since the day we opened in 1992. Whether it is legal or executive job search, outplacement or recruiting, we have longstanding relationships in the region, and would be happy to put those resources to use for you.

If you would like to talk about how we can help you secure a legal job or executive job in Philadelphia, call us today or click here to schedule a free initial telephone consultation.