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Fired from big law and still unemployed 8 months out. I’m a mid level transactional associate. Is my legal career over?

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No never. Have you check mid size firms, in-house, government?

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No. Not sure where you are licensed, but consider moving. Also, “big law” are not the only law firms that are hiring, have sophisticated work, or where you can make good money. You may need to relook at your resume again and have it edited by someone.

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Lol im at 8 months and still looking..rejection and ghosting week after week. Losing hope. At least you aren't alone!!!

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Consider practice areas that have a large tie to government regulation. The Biden Administration is likely to significantly ramp up regulatory requirements and many firms will be short-staffed Think education, consumer protection, SEC, IRS, etc.

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Other big law firms?

Did they give you any website time?

Still no to your question.

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