Any attorneys ready to leave big 4? When is the best time and what are our options? After 1, 2, or 3 years? Big law or other law firms?

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Not sure tbh, but Ive been here 2 years and am leaving to start my LLM in the fall. I have a contact that may help me get corporate counsel. I'm also looking at big law. We'll see.

Any luck with this? Curious how it worked out for you. Thanks!

If you want to go to big law and don’t care if it is related to work you’re doing now, leave ASAP. If you’re looking to go to a competitor doing similar work, senior associate is best time- maybe 3-4 years experience. I was surprised some of the big law firms were willing to give full credit for big4 experience. So if you had 3 years big4 experience, big law was willing to pay you on their same payscale for 3 years big law experience.

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