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Job opportunities after llm in usa


Anub
Hi everyone! I have recently completed LLB from India and has received acceptance from Chicago Kent College of Law for LLM Program in U.S., International and Transnational Law. I want to know what are the job opportunities for Indian students after completing llm program from US university?
Hi everyone! I have recently completed LLB from India and has received acceptance from Chicago Kent College of Law for LLM Program in U.S., International and Transnational Law. I want to know what are the job opportunities for Indian students after completing llm program from US university?
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Hi I am also a fellow applicant like you,

From what I have heard 80-20,which means 20% chance of getting a job in US.You can anyways stay 1 year after your course gets over and d your OPT.Most graduates return to their home country on completion of LLM.
Hi I am also a fellow applicant like you,

From what I have heard 80-20,which means 20% chance of getting a job in US.You can anyways stay 1 year after your course gets over and d your OPT.Most graduates return to their home country on completion of LLM.
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I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.
I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.
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I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.


Lol I bet you are voting for Trump
<blockquote>I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry. </blockquote>

Lol I bet you are voting for Trump
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I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.


Lol I bet you are voting for Trump


Lmao I agree!
<blockquote><blockquote>I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry. </blockquote>

Lol I bet you are voting for Trump </blockquote>

Lmao I agree!
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Then you haven't read all of the 20+ threads on this exact same question posted on this very website over the past 5-6 years. This has nothing to do with bias or politics. it has everything to do with reality. US law firms prefer JD graduates because they feel like the program is more rigorous than LLM programs. If you had done ANY searching at all, you would have found several articles and threads that discuss this. Here's just one: http://www.bcgsearch.com/article/60586/Finding-a-job-as-a-foreign-attorney/
Then you haven't read all of the 20+ threads on this exact same question posted on this very website over the past 5-6 years. This has nothing to do with bias or politics. it has everything to do with reality. US law firms prefer JD graduates because they feel like the program is more rigorous than LLM programs. If you had done ANY searching at all, you would have found several articles and threads that discuss this. Here's just one: http://www.bcgsearch.com/article/60586/Finding-a-job-as-a-foreign-attorney/
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Alain
I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.


Lol I bet you are voting for Trump


Lmao I agree!


That's nonsense. Telling the truth is not something that puts voiceofreason under suspicion to vote for this guy.
<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry. </blockquote>

Lol I bet you are voting for Trump </blockquote>

Lmao I agree!</blockquote>

That's nonsense. Telling the truth is not something that puts voiceofreason under suspicion to vote for this guy.
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I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.


Lol I bet you are voting for Trump


Lmao I agree!


That's nonsense. Telling the truth is not something that puts voiceofreason under suspicion to vote for this guy.


At least someone has some sense.
<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry. </blockquote>

Lol I bet you are voting for Trump </blockquote>

Lmao I agree!</blockquote>

That's nonsense. Telling the truth is not something that puts voiceofreason under suspicion to vote for this guy.</blockquote>

At least someone has some sense.
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I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.



What do you mean by @consulting company here?
<blockquote>I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry. </blockquote>


What do you mean by @consulting company here?
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I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.



What do you mean by @consulting company here?


For example, some of the Big4 Accounting/Advisory firms hire attorneys to assist with transactions.
<blockquote><blockquote>I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry. </blockquote>


What do you mean by @consulting company here?</blockquote>

For example, some of the Big4 Accounting/Advisory firms hire attorneys to assist with transactions.
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I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry.


Lol I bet you are voting for Trump


Lmao I agree!


That's nonsense. Telling the truth is not something that puts voiceofreason under suspicion to vote for this guy.


At least someone has some sense.


Being a recently graduated LLM student seeking a position in the US, I have to agree with Voice of Reason. It is not easy. The Universities also prefer that you go home so they can amplify their alumni network and extend their participation in other countries. The reality is that the LLM courses are usually a way of getting money to invest in the JD programs. So, my advice for those who want to stay in the US is: do the JD. However, if you want to go back to your home country, the LLM is a great option.
<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>I think that you will have a very hard time finding a job in the US unless you can bring some kind of work with you, or have contacts in India that can supply work. You might be able to find a job in house or with a consulting company, but not likely a US law firm. Have fun in the LLM program, but plan to head home afterwards. Sorry. </blockquote>

Lol I bet you are voting for Trump </blockquote>

Lmao I agree!</blockquote>

That's nonsense. Telling the truth is not something that puts voiceofreason under suspicion to vote for this guy.</blockquote>

At least someone has some sense.</blockquote>

Being a recently graduated LLM student seeking a position in the US, I have to agree with Voice of Reason. It is not easy. The Universities also prefer that you go home so they can amplify their alumni network and extend their participation in other countries. The reality is that the LLM courses are usually a way of getting money to invest in the JD programs. So, my advice for those who want to stay in the US is: do the JD. However, if you want to go back to your home country, the LLM is a great option.
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Schatz
I can only second this. Unless you speak an interesting language (such as Portuguese or Chinese) or you already have a wealthy client base, your chances of finding a job in a law firm or a consulting company in the US will be limited to non-existent. Finding a job in house is generally easier, but no easy feat nonetheless.
I can only second this. Unless you speak an interesting language (such as Portuguese or Chinese) or you already have a wealthy client base, your chances of finding a job in a law firm or a consulting company in the US will be limited to non-existent. Finding a job in house is generally easier, but no easy feat nonetheless.
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reve
Hey even I am applying for LLM 2016, do the chances increases to get a job if I already have a work permit in U.S.A?
Hey even I am applying for LLM 2016, do the chances increases to get a job if I already have a work permit in U.S.A?
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imnc
Hi everyone! I have recently completed LLB from India and has received acceptance from Chicago Kent College of Law for LLM Program in U.S., International and Transnational Law. I want to know what are the job opportunities for Indian students after completing llm program from US university?


Close to Nil. And that's for LLMs from the better schools. Kent College of Law LLM would have a mathematically zero chance of finding a resident job
<blockquote>Hi everyone! I have recently completed LLB from India and has received acceptance from Chicago Kent College of Law for LLM Program in U.S., International and Transnational Law. I want to know what are the job opportunities for Indian students after completing llm program from US university?</blockquote>

Close to Nil. And that's for LLMs from the better schools. Kent College of Law LLM would have a mathematically zero chance of finding a resident job
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FCV
Hi, Guys.

Getting a job after the LL.M. is quite difficult, but far from impossible...

I am completing my LL.M. at UChicago and will soon start my job at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. I have colleagues who were hired by Skadden Arps, Proskauer, Simpson Thacher, Cleary Gottlieb and a couple of law firms. My friends from CLS, HLS and SLS and even Northwestern, NYU and UPenn also managed to obtain a position in reputable law firms.

@imnc, where are you going to work following the LL.M.?
Hi, Guys.

Getting a job after the LL.M. is quite difficult, but far from impossible...

I am completing my LL.M. at UChicago and will soon start my job at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. I have colleagues who were hired by Skadden Arps, Proskauer, Simpson Thacher, Cleary Gottlieb and a couple of law firms. My friends from CLS, HLS and SLS and even Northwestern, NYU and UPenn also managed to obtain a position in reputable law firms.

@imnc, where are you going to work following the LL.M.?
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AleksLLM
Congratulations FCV, it is very interesting. Would you share a bit more? in what field of law have you specialized during your LLM? And also, have you found you job via the International LLM job fair (the one organized by NYU and Columbia) by any chance? I remember Chicago was in the list of participating schools.
Congratulations FCV, it is very interesting. Would you share a bit more? in what field of law have you specialized during your LLM? And also, have you found you job via the International LLM job fair (the one organized by NYU and Columbia) by any chance? I remember Chicago was in the list of participating schools.
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Hi everyone! I have recently completed LLB from India and has received acceptance from Chicago Kent College of Law for LLM Program in U.S., International and Transnational Law. I want to know what are the job opportunities for Indian students after completing llm program from US university?
<blockquote>Hi everyone! I have recently completed LLB from India and has received acceptance from Chicago Kent College of Law for LLM Program in U.S., International and Transnational Law. I want to know what are the job opportunities for Indian students after completing llm program from US university?</blockquote>
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Hello!!!I have completed my LL.B, LL.M frm India and has received acceptance from university of Minnesota law school of law,USA. I want to know whether the said university is reputed university and will it provide me job opportunities in my future life. Also whether LL.M degree makes you to practice law or sit for bar exam of the state or other state.
I want to do job after I complete my LL.M degree.whether I will be eligible for job after completing my LL.M degree or is it compulsory to take a JD program to get jobs.

Please help...it's urgent
Hello!!!I have completed my LL.B, LL.M frm India and has received acceptance from university of Minnesota law school of law,USA. I want to know whether the said university is reputed university and will it provide me job opportunities in my future life. Also whether LL.M degree makes you to practice law or sit for bar exam of the state or other state.
I want to do job after I complete my LL.M degree.whether I will be eligible for job after completing my LL.M degree or is it compulsory to take a JD program to get jobs.

Please help...it's urgent
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FCV
If your only goal is to work in an US law firm, go for a JD degree, since, although not impossible, being hired as an LL.M. is difficult and you should not take it for granted. It is important to consider other career options available for LL.M.s apart from working in a US lawfirm and returning to your home country. I know former LL.M.s who are successful lawyers in companies, banks and investment funds, not only in the US, but also in Europe and other financial centres such as Seul and Singapore.
My personal advise is to start sending résumés, making contacts, etc. prior to the job fair. Additionally, although a top University will always count in your favor, you should figure out what else you have to offer (since there are more students in the top schools than available positions). My example: I worked as compliance lawyer in my country and our "FCPA" has just been approved. It raised the attention of the compliance practices of Cravath, Swaine & Moore and other 3 law firms that sent me offers.
I hope this is helpful!
If your only goal is to work in an US law firm, go for a JD degree, since, although not impossible, being hired as an LL.M. is difficult and you should not take it for granted. It is important to consider other career options available for LL.M.s apart from working in a US lawfirm and returning to your home country. I know former LL.M.s who are successful lawyers in companies, banks and investment funds, not only in the US, but also in Europe and other financial centres such as Seul and Singapore.
My personal advise is to start sending résumés, making contacts, etc. prior to the job fair. Additionally, although a top University will always count in your favor, you should figure out what else you have to offer (since there are more students in the top schools than available positions). My example: I worked as compliance lawyer in my country and our "FCPA" has just been approved. It raised the attention of the compliance practices of Cravath, Swaine & Moore and other 3 law firms that sent me offers.
I hope this is helpful!
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I can only second this. Unless you speak an interesting language (such as Portuguese or Chinese) or you already have a wealthy client base, your chances of finding a job in a law firm or a consulting company in the US will be limited to non-existent. Finding a job in house is generally easier, but no easy feat nonetheless.


Hi, what do you mean about interesting language? I'm a brasilian lawyer and I was planning to apply for LLM, but now I am changing my mind to JD.
[quote]I can only second this. Unless you speak an interesting language (such as Portuguese or Chinese) or you already have a wealthy client base, your chances of finding a job in a law firm or a consulting company in the US will be limited to non-existent. Finding a job in house is generally easier, but no easy feat nonetheless.[/quote]

Hi, what do you mean about interesting language? I'm a brasilian lawyer and I was planning to apply for LLM, but now I am changing my mind to JD.
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