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Has anyone lateraled from a higher to lower vault ranked firm (these are overall rankings, in both regional and practice area the lower ranked firm is ranked higher)? I think I’ll find a better culture and better growth opportunities at the lower ranked firm. Is there any reason to give weight to the overall rankings?

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No one cares about vault. I went from a highly ranked firm to a low ranked tech firm. They pay the same, and I get to do the work I like.

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Good to know!

Yes. Better culture. Less sweatshop-y. Worth the pay cut (slightly below market).

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Glad to hear that that is indeed more important than rankings!

Most lateral moves are down the rankings. Most people eventually make this choice. With higher rankings come more hours and intensity.

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Literally no reason. Free yourself from the chains. I left a prestige shop for DLA and I love my life while making the same money. DM me to join.

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