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Another day, another desperate attempt to lateral from ID to biglaw

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I was so lucky. Fired from big id firm, right to a terrible small firm then landed in house where I’ve been happy.

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What kind of ID are you doing? As others have discussed above, not all ID is created equal. I was doing mostly WC before lateraling to a firm doing much more complex ID (med mal, construction, coverage, L&E). My goal was to move up to big law, but now I love my job and work. My firm is great, the money is good for the hours I work, and I feel generally challenged. I still get the occasional slip and fall and fender bender. But those are now few and far between. Basically, your path may be to lateral to another ID firm where you get more complex legal work and then on to big law.

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I believe I’m at that step now lol. I’m doing municipality (so actually a lot of l&e) just having trouble getting my foot in the door at big law or l&e focused practice

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Can someone explain to me why it is so hard to get out of ID? Please and TIA.

Agree, to generalize is so misleading.

Im sorry but what is id?

Insurance defense

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I see folks who have success going from ID to L&E shops (Littler, Jackson Lewis, Lewis Brisbois, etc.) and then to biglaw L&E practices.

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The hotel I stay at gives me access to a really nice gym in the same complex. Guy who is twice my age started talking to me and me being my overly friendly self told him that I would be (cont.)

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Sometimes I wish I became a nurse instead 😔 adding true value to society, day in - day out.

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Anyone else use head shots for their LinkedIn profiles? I feel like clients take a look at this stuff more and more.

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Female here. Had a female client berate me and undermine my role in front of the whole team. What is it with some women find joy in belittling other women??

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Woke up at 5am to prepare for presentations and was sucked into endless calls until 8:00 my presentation is at 8:15. grool.

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My consultant roommate and I have a #consultantproblems text thread...would love to hear everyone else's. (Didn't get upgraded, people taking shoes off in pre-check, etc.). Go.

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Has anyone been put on a PIP and successfully gotten through it? Seeking advice & support on how to navigate this. Please no jokes or jabs.

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When you don't get upgraded on the shorter leg of the route...

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Oh McKinsey... not sure that being “online at 5:30am, but rarely after 9pm” counts as providing work-life balance to working mothers.

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Pro tips for creating Gantt charts?!? Automation tools avail?

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Earned my AA exec plat only to start flying to Baltimore on Southwest😩

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Deloitte women are way hotter than the rest of the ship

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When you go to the office to increase productivity but the client's Remote access doesn't work because IT says "connection is too secure" WFH the rest of the project

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Got laid off from EY. Got offer at McKinsey. FTW. Utilization is not the only way to track success. Leaders should be smart about it. Still love people at EY.

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Is it possible to move from Big 4 MC to MBB w/o an MBA?

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People who make 250K+ - do you still feel like you need / want more? Do you have a number in mind that you think is enough? Do you think you will need more when you reach it?

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