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Can I switch to transactional at a different firm after 1 year of litigation? Top 3 school with lackluster grades.

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Interviewed (via Zoom) with an out of town firm about a possible lateral position in mid-March. They were extremely positive, hinted at an offer, but stated it was a timing issue with COVID (understan… more

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Does anyone have insight on big tech in-house recruiting timelines? Seems COVID slowed them down significantly, but not sure by how much. Thanks!

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I got an offer for a new position and when I tried handing in my resignation, my supervising partner made me an offer of $10k more than my new with the new offer. I was leaving because of unfairness a… more

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What are good areas of civil law for prosecutors to transition to?

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I have been practicing in creditors rights/foreclosure in PA & NJ for around 4.5 years. Due to the foreclosure/eviction moratoriums there is no work to do and I was furloughed. I am looking to cha… more

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I currently work for NYC and have 3 years substantive litigation experience. Looking into new opportunities. What’s out there?

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I'm a bankruptcy pro who excels at generating clients for firms in a one call close process. Given Covid-19 there is going to be a spike in business. Is there any firm out there who wants to bui… more

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Recently sworn into NY bar, looking to transition from litigation to transactional work. Is it possible to have part time employment as an attorney doing transactional work? And I'm trying to move… more

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Is it possible to work 1-2 years as a junior associate at a super boutique doing a combination of fraud/abuse and transactional work in the healthcare space and then lateral to biglaw to practice secu… more

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Coming from litigation, trying to break into Trust & Estates/probate practice, any advice?

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How can I break into transactional practice from a litigation background?

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Who created this group? Do they actually have any recruiters following it? From the top ten or so posts, it looks like no one really answers any questions. That’s a bummer.

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What are the chances of a dual qualified recent graduate finding a job in the current market.

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What is the best way to hand in my resignation when I’m working from home? I do know the supervising attorney is always in the office. Email or hand it in personally

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Would being an assistant attorney general help with future employment? What kind of jobs do AAGs get?

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I am a mid-level associate at a midsized ID firm in NYC. I have out of state NJ and PA experience, but this ID firm has been the only place I worked since relocating to NYC 4 years ago. I want out

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I was told by a recruiter that my non profit experience is not transferable to private practice because the firm would have to invest time in me vs someone who already came from a firm. I do employmen… more

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What happens when two different recruiters contact you about the same opportunity? Any obligation to go with the one who contacted you first?

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Any advice on changing practice areas early in your career? I got barred in November and have focused exclusively in immigrantion law.

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