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Prefer DC location, but NY practice

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:00 pm

I'm compiling my bid list at MVP and targeting NY and DC.

I have geographical ties to DC and would prefer to live there, however I am more interested in corporate work. It seems like there is no way to reconcile my geographical and practice area preferences. Is this right?

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Re: Prefer DC location, but NY practice

Postby Morgan12Oak » Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:02 pm

Basically correct. Something's going to have to give. Some DC firms can give you good corporate work, but it won't be of the same sort/scale/magnitude/frequency as the NY ones.

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Re: Prefer DC location, but NY practice

Postby monkey85 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:20 pm

Say hello to Latham.

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Re: Prefer DC location, but NY practice

Postby Loose Seal » Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm compiling my bid list at MVP and targeting NY and DC.

I have geographical ties to DC and would prefer to live there, however I am more interested in corporate work. It seems like there is no way to reconcile my geographical and practice area preferences. Is this right?


Focus on NY firms with strong DC branch offices. You'll get NY work, NY pay, DC quality of life.

ETA: that said, for corporate, you still won't have complete parity in the quality of your work I'd imagine. It may depend on the workings and integration of the specific firms.

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Re: Prefer DC location, but NY practice

Postby rayiner » Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:36 pm

Unless you are fixated on keeping up with the Jones when it comes to deal tables, Hogan has a great corporate practice in DC.




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