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Not sure who would be in a position to know this, but has this been a pretty competitive in-house market the last few months? Even without the hiring freezes, I feel like a lot of people extended their biglaw lifespan artificially with the special bonus craziness… or maybe I’m just swinging and missing 🤣. Have seen two jobs I interviewed for that were 3-5 yoe go to people with like 8+ yoe.

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Looks like my hope of lateraling as a third year to in house is gone.

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Have had the same result but from the exact opposite positioning, so that part probably depends on particular role/company etc. The overall point may still be true though.

It’s very common for those actually hired to have way more experience than the minimum on the job posting.

I didn’t appreciate this as much before but I think yes often the role will go to someone at the tip for the next band level. Unless the other experience is spot on.

Definitely opposite in the tech industry. We posted for a 4-6 years exp position and were happy to actually find some good applicants with 2-3 yrs of relevant experience. Recruiters are messaging every week for every tech inhouse lawyer i know

Have any tech company suggestions that are specifically looking? Trying to transition to in house this year if possible!

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