For those who were once in Big Law, how long did you stay in Big Law? What prompted you to leave? For those still there, how long have you been there? I am wondering how common my tenure is (staying less than 3 years)

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Most leave between 3-5 years. I’m at 4ish and on my way out!

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I left at the 4 year mark to go in-house.

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Left after 5 to go in-house. Came back in and realizing similar frustrations. On my way out again.

I didn’t get thru law school just to prop up my white male colleagues look better (not just partners but junior associates).

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Never worked in BigLaw, but most people I know from law school were gone in the same amount of time as you were.

I left big law after 6 to go in house.

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