Career options with New York admission outside the US not in BigLaw


gass-

I took the LLM and passed the New York bar.

I would love to hear what kind of international career opportunities there are outside the United States that are not in BigLaw / CityLaw.

I want to utilise my training in law. But my job would not have to be pure law. By international I mean working in a foreign jurisdiction where you are not admitted but doing work, which requires having an admission in some jurisdiction.

Thanks!

I took the LLM and passed the New York bar.

I would love to hear what kind of international career opportunities there are outside the United States that are not in BigLaw / CityLaw.

I want to utilise my training in law. But my job would not have to be pure law. By international I mean working in a foreign jurisdiction where you are not admitted but doing work, which requires having an admission in some jurisdiction.

Thanks!
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Wavshrdr

Do you have any ties to specific countries you can leverage? There was just an LLM job fair in NYC this past weekend. There were firms of all sizes represented.

Do you have access to Symplicity? That might be a good place to look as well.

I am actively looking for opportunities within the US and the EU and most of them want you to be able to practice at some point in a foreign jurisdiction as a condition of employment. By that I mean I don't have to be licensed (at this time) in that jurisdiction but that I met the minimum requirements and could potentially become licensed.

I did see some jobs a year ago that were similar to what you seek if I understand correctly. They were more of an "advisory" nature and not representing anyone in court or in contracts. Generally those jobs were lower paying from what I remember. There was a big website for attorneys and law related employment that I remember seeing them on. It was before I got accepted into an LLM program. If I can find it again, I'll post the link here for you.

Do you have any ties to specific countries you can leverage? There was just an LLM job fair in NYC this past weekend. There were firms of all sizes represented.

Do you have access to Symplicity? That might be a good place to look as well.

I am actively looking for opportunities within the US and the EU and most of them want you to be able to practice at some point in a foreign jurisdiction as a condition of employment. By that I mean I don't have to be licensed (at this time) in that jurisdiction but that I met the minimum requirements and could potentially become licensed.

I did see some jobs a year ago that were similar to what you seek if I understand correctly. They were more of an "advisory" nature and not representing anyone in court or in contracts. Generally those jobs were lower paying from what I remember. There was a big website for attorneys and law related employment that I remember seeing them on. It was before I got accepted into an LLM program. If I can find it again, I'll post the link here for you.
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gass-

That would be greatly appreciated - thank you! Something type of advisory job would be exactly what I am looking for.

Yes, I am aware of the job fair in NYC. Most firms there were BigLaw, though

That would be greatly appreciated - thank you! Something type of advisory job would be exactly what I am looking for.

Yes, I am aware of the job fair in NYC. Most firms there were BigLaw, though…
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Are you too good to practice law? Just want to pontificate, but not get your hands dirty? Interesting use of an LLM.

Are you too good to practice law? Just want to pontificate, but not get your hands dirty? Interesting use of an LLM.
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olivers

I don't think the op is "too good to practice law". OP is just asking for options post OPT, which require an LL.M., and NY bar.

If interested, legal counsel positions with U.S. corporations in your part of the world. Also, try looking for positions in U.S. corporations, that require foreign legal expertise for expansion into your geographic region.

Good luck.

I don't think the op is "too good to practice law". OP is just asking for options post OPT, which require an LL.M., and NY bar.

If interested, legal counsel positions with U.S. corporations in your part of the world. Also, try looking for positions in U.S. corporations, that require foreign legal expertise for expansion into your geographic region.

Good luck.
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gass-

Thanks olivers!

Thanks olivers!
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