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Just over a year post BL. Still a lawyer but more balanced. Still crazy to me how all those weird things about corporate BL are actually not inescapable realities of practice, e.g. not having free time on weekday evenings, work email notifications, having to take my laptop on vacation, caveating accepting a birthday party invitation by saying "if nothing comes up". The happiest surprise: work is still intellectually challenging because of the randomness of being an in-house generalist.

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Oh, by weird corporate things, I thought you meant overworking a case, unnecessary hierarchy, and territoriality… guess that’s just me.

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Def happy I dodged those bullets!!! Although mild power tripping when it came to YOE comes close and was certainly weird

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