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As a 20+ year lawyer with no big law experience (smaller and mid size firms plus government and in house experience), would a BigLaw firm even consider me? Perhaps an of counsel position? Even a senior associate?

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Happens occasionally at my big firm, but it depends on the business case and your skill set and what you’d bring to the firm

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Depends. What market are you in?

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