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TLSNYC
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Employment Litigation

Postby TLSNYC » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:00 am

For OCI, I've targeted a lot of firms with strong L&E groups, because I'm pretty interested in employment litigation, but I'm wondering what kinds of exit options exist for someone who practices solely in employment litigation. Is USAO Civil an option? I imagine USAO criminal is tougher? I know one of the advantages of employment litigation is that smaller cases lead to more substantive responsibilities for younger associates. But can that substantive responsibility help with securing a government gig?

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nevdash
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Re: Employment Litigation

Postby nevdash » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:28 am

USAO Civil, DOL, NLRB, state AG civil. I've known/heard of lawyers from management-side firms who went on to all of these.

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sojuteacher
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Re: Employment Litigation

Postby sojuteacher » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:34 am

the EEOC, of course. (they'll eventually have to start hiring again)

anon168
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Re: Employment Litigation

Postby anon168 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:48 am

What they --sojuteacher and nevdash -- said.




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