Branden & Jelena go beyond starting salary to break down all the basics of biglaw.
Do you like money and dislike free time? Then biglaw might be for you. Branden & Jelena go beyond starting salary to break down all the basics of biglaw.
If you’re planning to pay off your law school debt by getting a lucrative job at an Am-Law 100 firm, don’t send in that seat deposit before listening to this episode. (And, ideally, doing a lot more homework, too.)
Listen and learn . . .
How big does a firm have to be to qualify as “biglaw,” anyway?
How much can you actually expect to make in biglaw?
What’s “up or out,” and does it really mean you’ll get fired a few years in?
Why, exactly, do biglaw firms care so much about your grades?
Is it possible to do biglaw without selling your soul?
Why do so many new lawyers plan on “three-and-out,” but end up either stuck in biglaw for longer than three years or broke and unemployed?
Which law schools should you apply to for a shot at biglaw?