How long does the honeymoon last in Big Law for new associates? When does one start to get brutalized (aka “experience the culture”)?

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2 days into being thrown head-first into a data room or doc review

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Depends on the practice group. Some have a ramp up where they gradually condition you into accepting increasing degrees of degradation and some just take the shock and awe approach

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Whenever the new fiscal year starts 😂

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My first day on the job, I was in the office until 10:30. Fast forward 8 years, I realized that day wasn’t so bad compared to most of the others.

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I’ll give you the most typical BigLaw answer ever.... “it depends”

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I think a few weeks? I lateraled from midlaw to biglaw just before my first year was up and within a month I was like freaking out about how many nights in a row they expected me to work till 11. (Yeah, I thought that was late. Cute.)

Then I got used to it. 😂

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Pretty quickly. They were recruiting you before. Not anymore.

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I started in big law 8 months ago. I’ve been extremely anxious to please everyone since day 1. 6 months in (after receiving very positive feedback from everyone I’ve worked with) I’ve gotten the “idgaf” mentality. I’ve provided a lot of value. Just do your best and you’ll be fine, as long as you don’t want to make partner. If you want to make partner, you need to go above and beyond. Good luck!

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I work for a boutique firm with really good culture and pipeline who are a high level partner of vendors such as OneStream and Anaplan. We have a few offices but Netherlands and Uk are hiring the most looking for all levels EPM work. let me know if you need more information

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