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Anyone's firm hiring in LA?


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Best firms you have ever worked for in LA and why⬇️


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Best firms for talent side entertainment transactions ? Then other wise entertainment transactions? Doing a bit of it at a big firm but would like to make the full time move.


Market rate salary for 2nd Yr Lit associate in LA? Mid sized firm


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Just saw that DWT in LA has an opening for a junior commercial lit associate position. Anyone know salary for a 2nd year? I had a good call with them before they had any junior positions open. Follow… more


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