In Chapter 9 of 12 in his 2010 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, legal career advisor James McCormick shares how professional service company alumni such as those from law firms, can impact company culture after leaving the firm. The alumni fill relationship gaps - advisors, recruiters, partners, clients, customers - that complete the business ecosystem. James McCormick is a Vice President at Empire Search Partners - http://www.empiresearchpartners.com - in New York City. Before transitioning into legal career advisory services, McCormick practiced law as an employee benefits and executive compensation attorney for both Proskauer Rose - http://www.proskauer.com- and Jones Day - http://www.jonesday.com . He holds a JD from Tulane University Law School - http://www.law.tulane.edu - and a BA in History from the University of Michigan - http://www.umich.edu .