Thoughts/experience on moving from NYC big law to Miami big law? Hours, work/life balance, salary, etc.

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Depends on the firm. Miami big law is generally better with work/life balance than New York (almost anywhere is) but the salary is going to be lower. FL doesn’t have an income tax though, so that’s a sell for the lower salary.

Also to add that I was consistently billing 2400+ hours in Miami and I’ve tapered off to an average of 2050 hours for the past two years. My Miami colleagues at my level seniority consistently get crushed.

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