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LinkedIn for Lawyers -- Maximize This Effective Networking Tool

Speaker(s): Katherine M. White
Recorded on: Jan. 14, 2015
PLI Program #: 129062

Katherine M. White, Principal KT White Law Careers, LLC

Katie White of KT White Law Careers, LLC, provides coaching services for attorneys on Job Search Strategy, Supervisory and Management Skills, Career Development Plans, Career Transitions, Business Development Strategy, and Relationship Building Skills. With over 25 years of experience in law firm recruiting and professional development, and law school career services, Katie has the inside scoop on the legal market and working with attorneys. She has participated in numerous hiring committee meetings, worked with partners on hiring lateral partners and associates for their practices, negotiated with search firms over individual attorney hires, and counseled attorneys inside law firms, and those transitioning out of law firm employment. These experiences, combined with her law school counseling background, make her an invaluable resource.

Katie is a frequent speaker about legal careers, mentoring, and building relationships. Most recently, she participated in a webinar for PLI on “Career Moves and the Experienced Attorney.” She has written several articles on career management and relationship building skills. In addition to her consulting business, Katie is the Director of Employer Outreach at The George Washington University Law School. Prior to starting KT White Law Careers, Katie was the Chief Attorney Recruiting Officer at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Director of Attorney Recruiting and Professional Development at Dickstein Shapiro. She held similar positions at Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Covington & Burling.