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Anybody worked in both Big Law and MBB? Thoughts?

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I know a guy who came from big law. We were on an 80hr/week case and one morning he described our job as a “lifestyle job” bc the hours in big law were even worse.

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Not anymore…they all passed away from old age in their early 30s

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I’m in Biglaw now trying to switch to consulting. My two cents— if you are doing biglaw for the money, don’t do it. Consulting money is right up there and exit ops far better

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Can you describe any typical non-legal exit ops in private sector with ~5yr Big Law (Corporate / Transactional)? Do you see anybody taking interesting roles at startups? Or is is pretty limited to moving to in house counsel?

I moved from big law Corporate to MBB. Found consulting to be much more rewarding, and my work actually gets recognised properly. Work life balance, I found consulting to better as well especially with active pushes for early nights and no weekend work. Main downside of consulting is that i found it to be less predictable and more uncertainty as to what the actual problem is

Not really tbh. You would pick up legal business concepts regardless while working in industry that might deal with regulations.

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