8th year biglaw associate in NYC- been thinking for a while now that partnership, while likely available to me, is not what I want. Every year I look forward to oci season, and have been a very active member of my firm’s hiring committee for years. I am thinking I want my next step to be a pivot into either recruiting or career development at a law school. Has anyone made this move- and how did you go about doing it? Anything you wish you knew before (besides the salary cut)?

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Also interested in working in career development at a firm too, if anyone has insight into that pivot as well.

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Are you interested in knowledge management ? I know a great opportunity

Why not meta tho

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Does IP lit exp lend itself to product counsel at Meta? IP transactional surely would, but curious what your thoughts are.

I'm in professional development in big law - DM me if you want. Happy to share experiences with you.

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Depending on where you both are located (I know one NYC) but I may have a few positions. I'm not sure if these particular firms will take someone without actual recruiting experience but I'm happy to talk about it. call me 215-771-2900 after 11 EST

I would be happy to speak with you about recruiting if you want to know what it’s like to make the switch. I practiced law for 12 years first.

Law School career services pay very little (~$50k, even at a rich school in a major market). I've found that legal recruiting at an agency allows you to give advice and help people in achieving their career goals while still making good money. But it's certainly not for everyone.

Why not become counsel and be more involved with recruiting?

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