LLM is not necessary for any field, inc tax.
NYU JD at OCI has a better shot at taxlaw than NYU LLM
paulinaporizkova wrote:so how much better is 1 year of WE than 0, when compared with 2-3 years of WE over just 1. does one year of solid full time employment work in your favor at OCIs or would you need to have more than that?
Depends on the firm I hear tell, but if you can weave it into a good narrative it gets respect. Obviously, more is better up to a certain point.
As far as specializing based on college stuff:
Transactional law thrills me. I was the president of XYZ College investment club, I got a kick out of taking advantage of 123 intricacies of ABC merger to make X profit. I would love to see a deal like that from the inside and help clients avoid Do re me problems like the ones that the parties to ABC merger had.