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I have an interview with a "biglaw" firm tomorrow afternoon-- any last minute tips or advice from those who work in big firms?

I'm a 6th year associate and have never worked at a firm with more than 5 other attorneys. The interview is going to be with a panel of "at least" three partners and the pressure is on.

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It’s going to be mostly about fit, so be yourself and try to convey that you’re a normal human being that they can spend 50+ hours a week with. You’ve worked at a small firm so you probably have great hands on experience. Highlight the most complex and successful cases/deals you’ve worked on.

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Be able to articulate why you want to work at their firm! I’ve interviewed people who cannot respond to this well. Review their website and recent news articles. Be generally familiar with their culture and values at least as stated publicly. Good luck!

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Might be obvious... From my one big law interview experience (got the job, didn’t take it): talk about yourself as an entrepreneur, as a small business owner who is joining other small business owners and who has a vision for how to make money for everyone

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