Law Exit Opportunities

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I might soon fine myself in the position of accepting a new law firm job and then shortly after receiving an in-house job offer. I’d rather work in-house. I used a recruiter to find the law firm posit… more

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Big law finance associate looking to make a move. Haven’t received recruiter calls recently, does that mean I shouldn’t even try?

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I’m considering an opportunity to work in house at a large private equity shop. Anyone have any first hand and direct insights about how working in house at a private equity firm compares to working i… more

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Anyone in Advertising law (preferable transactional over regulatory)? Potentially interested in making a switch from M&A. (NYC only).

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If you’ve decided you just don’t like practicing law, especially after several jobs, what have you done to leave? Do you feel compelled to use your JD in some way because, “well, I already got it”? Or… more

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I looking at law exit/law adjacent opportunities within companies. Does it make sense to take contracts administrator/management roles? Is there growth opportunities within this area salary/position … more

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3rd year work comp attorney, trying to transition to different non-litigation practice or law exit opportunity. Any ideas?

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Has anyone made the jump from the tax group of an AmLaw 100 firm to a Big 4 tax group? I have questions.

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Need some thoughts on my next move... I’m an Attorney in the US and Brazil, who works in a small, but well known, law firm, and said law firm is focused on International law... so, perfect fit, right?… more

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Leaving law and buying a Business? I’ve been at this for about seven years now. I’ve moved positions three or four times, including clerking, small town practice, and regional mid-sized firms. My prac… more

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Can tax associates go in house at a PE fund? Or work overseas? I feel my exit opportunities are pretty limited...

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6 yrs exp. as an attorney 4 yrs. as a prosecutor (child support). Worked at a boutique private practice, but I found I am not cut out for private sector. I let hours and terrible people affect my ment… more

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Any ideas on a possible career switch for a 3-year associate working in international arbitration? Any idea is welcome, even if it is not strictly related to that field.

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I’m exhausted and confused. I left my prior job as a plaintiff’s litigation attorney around 8 months ago after 4 years with the firm because I thought I really was not cut out for plaintiff’s work. I … more

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Overworked, underpaid prosecutor, almost halfway through 10 year PSLF. I know PSLF is not guaranteed but I have $230k debt. I just got overlooked for a promotion to someone with 4 years less experien… more

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I’ve only been out of law school for a year but would like to get out of the practice of law and into a different career as soon as the timing is right. Any advice on how to jump careers? I feel a lot… more

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I’ve spent my first two years as an atty working mainly criminal defense in a small boutique firm. Is it possible to change to do something civil or work at a larger firm at this point or am I digging… more

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Exit opportunities from debt finance after 4 years in NYC biglaw? Looking outside of NYC ideally

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