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Any employment lawyers make a switch to employee relations/in house earlier in their careers? I’m a mid level (2017 grad) associate in biglaw and at the point where the unpredictability of a crushing workload is getting to be unbearable. I always thought I’d wait until year 5 to start looking for in house positions, but is now too early? Also willing to look into employee relations, but besides the bigger pay cut, I am nervous to move into a role where I’m no longer an “attorney.” Pros/cons?

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