Looking to make both a career and location move. Solo practitioner (general corporate/contract work) in DC looking to move to a large firm in CA doing data privacy. Barred in DC. Finishing up CIPP/US cert. Advice on how to make such a different professional and geographical move?

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Lots of networking. Depending on where you went to school and if you have any portables, I'd also consider looking into an intermediate step - a smaller to mid-sized firm in CA where you can do data privacy work and use that as a stepping stone into a big firm.

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No advice myself, but just want to pass along well-wishes in the search. Wish I’d done the same a decade ago, domestication has me too well rooted in the east coast now!

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