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The Academic Path: Becoming a Law Professor

Mar 02, 2012

For lawyers who want to teach, postgraduate law degrees like the LL.M. or J.S.D. are options, but not the only ones.

Working in the US after an LL.M.

Jun 08, 2018

Finding work in the US post-LL.M. can be a challenge. In the cases where LL.M.s have been successful, how has it worked?

Post-LL.M. Careers in Big Law: Jones Day

Jan 14, 2020

Although an LL.M. is not required to work at Jones Day, one can come in handy. Here are some tips for how to leverage your LL.M. to land a job at the firm.

As UK Law Firms Enjoy the Boom Times, How Can You Become a Lawyer in the UK?

Aug 06, 2019

The Brexit vote has led to a surge in law firm revenue and hiring, driving up the popularity of UK law schools. But LL.M. programs typically do not qualify one to practice law in the UK. Here’s what you need to do to qualify

Securing Post LL.M. Work Visas

May 27, 2019

An overseas LL.M. can provide the local knowledge and networks to land a local job. We’ve done the research on visa rules, so that you don’t have to

What Can I Do With An LL.M.?

Jul 10, 2017

We meet three LL.M. graduates to find out what they’ve done with their degrees

Should you do an LL.M. or a GDL?

Nov 14, 2019

An LL.M. is valuable, but it does not give you the right to practice law in the UK. A GDL does.

Post-LL.M. Careers: The World Could be your Oyster

Feb 28, 2019

After an LL.M. degree, grads have many career options, from Big Law firms to the public sector and even academia

LL.M.s in China: Studying Law in a Whirlwind Economy

Sep 06, 2016

Western students can use an LL.M. to learn more about China’s evolving legal system. But for lawyers who want to work in the country, there are a few things to keep in mind.

How Many Big Law Associates and Partners Have an LL.M.?

Jun 04, 2015

LLM GUIDE surveys over 20,000 Big Law employees to find out how many have LL.Ms. and where they work

Post-LL.M. Career Focus: The US Job Market

Apr 20, 2015

How to improve your chances of landing a job in the US after your LL.M.

The Value of an LL.M. in a Globalized World

Mar 07, 2010

How does learning another legal culture differ from learning blackletter law?

Inside out: How to Become a Legal Intrapreneur

Jan 22, 2020

Law firms no longer just care about who bills the most hours: they want people who can provide new lucrative opportunities for the firm

Why LL.M. Grads are Leaving Big Law Firms and Moving In-House

Dec 04, 2019

Many top law school graduates are attracted by the more diverse and dynamic general counsel jobs