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Exit Options

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:47 pm

After how many years do people usually leave corporate biglaw (non-NYC) and what type of non-firm jobs are usually available? Is in-house the default landing spot?

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Re: Exit Options

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:25 pm

I found the links in this thread very helpful, since they (presumably) list the exit location of every associate at the non-NY offices of a V5:

viewtopic.php?f=23&t=216248

Basic conclusion: it looks like a lot lateral down, some go in house, and a few go to other places - government, etc. This was during and soon after the recession, though.

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Re: Exit Options

Postby Old Gregg » Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:27 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:I found the links in this thread very helpful, since they (presumably) list the exit location of every associate at the non-NY offices of a V5:

viewtopic.php?f=23&t=216248


Pretty sure it includes the NY office too.

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Re: Exit Options

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:30 pm

Fresh Prince wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:I found the links in this thread very helpful, since they (presumably) list the exit location of every associate at the non-NY offices of a V5:

viewtopic.php?f=23&t=216248


Pretty sure it includes the NY office too.

Indeed, but OP was specifically asking about non-NYC big law, and I'm assuming exit options from Skadden's mothership are going to be different to those from its branch offices.

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Re: Exit Options

Postby Old Gregg » Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:47 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:I found the links in this thread very helpful, since they (presumably) list the exit location of every associate at the non-NY offices of a V5:

viewtopic.php?f=23&t=216248


Pretty sure it includes the NY office too.

Indeed, but OP was specifically asking about non-NYC big law, and I'm assuming exit options from Skadden's mothership are going to be different to those from its branch offices.


Got it. Exits don't change that much though. Companies across the nation love Skadden.

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Re: Exit Options

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:17 pm

OP

I understand the answer is not easily attainable, but I was referring to the non-V5's of the world including V50-75.

It seems the 4-5 year mark is the sweet spot to jump to in-house work?

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Re: Exit Options

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP

I understand the answer is not easily attainable, but I was referring to the non-V5's of the world including V50-75.

It seems the 4-5 year mark is the sweet spot to jump to in-house work?


I'd like to know this as well. People always say in-house on this forum, but is it really that easy to jump in-house? From the looks of that Skadden document above, it looks like most people just switched to another law firm.

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Re: Exit Options

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:From the looks of that Skadden document above, it looks like most people just switched to another law firm.

I wonder if that was because both documents date from the end of the recession - that maybe, because of the economic circumstances at the time, they left before they were pushed. Can anyone with actual knowledge speak to this?




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