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On Leaving Litigation

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:56 am

I recently left a commercial litigation position for a transactional (media/entertainment) practice. While there are a lot of things I like, I don't always feel like I'm being as intellectually stimulated as I was as a litigator. That feeling when you've delved deep into a research question or drafted a really complex brief is somewhat lost to me now. Has anyone gone through the same thing? Do you find that you're consistently missing being a litigator / the stimulation that comes with it?

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Re: On Leaving Litigation

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Re: On Leaving Litigation

Postby rpupkin » Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I recently left a commercial litigation position for a transactional (media/entertainment) practice. While there are a lot of things I like, I don't always feel like I'm being as intellectually stimulated as I was as a litigator. That feeling when you've delved deep into a research question or drafted a really complex brief is somewhat lost to me now. Has anyone gone through the same thing? Do you find that you're consistently missing being a litigator / the stimulation that comes with it?

If you liked that feeling, why did you leave litigation?

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Re: On Leaving Litigation

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:56 pm

I am going through the same situation. I left mid law litigation position to go to big law white collar investigations practice. Feeing like I went from lawyer to secretary.



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