Life after biglaw

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Life after biglaw

Postby sternc » Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:25 pm

Assuming one does not want to work in biglaw forever, what are "normal" career paths after say 7-10 years in biglaw? I really have no idea, so any information will be appreciated. Do most stick with law but at smaller firms, go into a new field, or what?

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Re: Life after biglaw

Postby sarlis » Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:34 pm


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Re: Life after biglaw

Postby stayway » Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:35 pm

well, i think people who are "partner material" become partner(SH) after 8 years or so in a firm. And if you become a partner at Biglaw I think you pull about 1 mill a year. I don't know why anyone would want to leave that job at that point.

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Re: Life after biglaw

Postby jks289 » Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:36 pm

Lots of people leave to go into government work (go on the bench or DOJ), go in house for corporations, or try to teach.

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