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Went in house a few weeks ago. I regret going to ls for the 1st time

It sucks balls. Going from 385k/year to 175-200k. Being so c...
waka
  04/13/18
I know my life is better than 95% of the people out there, b...
waka
  04/13/18
Money isnít everything etc
.,.,.,,,.,,.,.,.,,.,.,.,.,.,,.,.,.,.
  04/13/18
dude youre still incredibly fortunate. volunteer or somethin...
lawdads8
  04/13/18
Surely some aspects must be better
(\/)(;,,;)(\/)
  04/13/18
now you have free time for a side hustle.
MoreDoughHi
  04/13/18
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decent man
  04/13/18
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;;;.;..;;;..
  04/13/18
Itís the same commute. And the same grind. The hours are alm...
waka
  04/13/18
then why did you go there dummy
Maori woman performing defiant haka
  04/13/18
If you were on track to be making $1M as a Partner, why woul...
H.R. Puffendorf
  04/13/18
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ggtp
  04/14/18
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'''''""''''
  04/14/18
Looks like you picked the wrong inhouse gig. There are inhou...
[_____Sign Here____]
  04/14/18
If you truly believe that life is a pissing match to see who...
Krampusnacht
  04/13/18
Thoughts and prayers brother. What year were you? Why did yo...
Brumus
  04/13/18
This. If you're going to make 250k in-house, do it in flyove...
InHouseChad
  04/13/18
Why did you go there? You could have gone to a different fi...
Bart O'Kavanaugh
  04/13/18
Sounds like you just don't know what you want. $200k in-hou...
,,,,....,..,...,....,.
  04/13/18
Iím a first year and I already make 195k
....::::..::..,,....,........,..,,,,,.
  04/13/18
lmao
;;;.;..;;;..
  04/13/18
Right but you have to work at a firm. I get it, I'm a 6th y...
,,,,....,..,...,....,.
  04/13/18
Just seems kind of sad to think that you reached your ceilin...
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  04/13/18
If you measure your ceiling by your salary and not your abil...
,,,,....,..,...,....,.
  04/13/18
Lmao ok bro
....::::..::..,,....,........,..,,,,,.
  04/13/18
Exactly. Earning 200k while working with chill people and pu...
InHouseChad
  04/13/18
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ESL TM..,..;;.
  04/14/18
Napoleon was not a tyrannical personnel manager
Wilbur Mercer, the supreme gentleman
  04/16/18
I was referring more to the short and balding aspect, like m...
InHouseChad
  04/16/18
were you the guy who left the v5 for inhouse?
;;;.;..;;;..
  04/13/18
I didnít exactly ďleaveĒ on my own terms. If I could have st...
waka
  04/14/18
Lol so you werenít close to making partner at all and didnít...
nutella
  04/16/18
what would your likely path have been if you didnt go to law...
ggtp
  04/14/18
What kind of in-house? Finance? Industrial company? Liti...
Gregor
  04/14/18
What was your corp practice area?
CapTTTainFalcon
  04/14/18
How is your in house gig comparable to partner hours? What k...
.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.
  04/14/18
I'm in a fairly large finance co. now, but the GC has me ass...
waka
  04/14/18
Shit those are really bad hours. I wonder of it's because th...
.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.
  04/14/18
wow fuck that. you need to talk to cslg
community_account
  04/14/18
"I've been working pretty much 9am to 9pm doing discove...
ESL TM..,..;;.
  04/15/18
Why didnít you do 400k in house???
Non sequitur
  04/14/18
SPINNING RAT FUCKS, THE THREAD
Honda Grom ripping away over the horizon
  04/15/18
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So we looked at the data
  04/15/18
On the plus side, there are no billables. So I get to work 1...
waka
  04/16/18
U sound mentally ill.
dark triad catholicism
  04/16/18
I donít blame him
jared kushner
  04/16/18
Are you pushing back on work? This isn't pvt practice, so no...
[_____Sign Here____]
  04/16/18
These are the types of inhouse who I hate working with, the ...
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  04/16/18
If he's working 12 hour days then im not sure what he has to...
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  04/16/18


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Date: April 13th, 2018 10:52 PM
Author: waka

It sucks balls. Going from 385k/year to 175-200k. Being so close to partner...and then this. Canít tell you doods how demoralizing it is. From being a few years away from 800k-1.1 mil to this. Iíll be lucky if Iím up to 250k/yr in 5 years.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837257)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 10:58 PM
Author: waka

I know my life is better than 95% of the people out there, but I donít know how to deal with the jealousy. The though of classmates and even some juniors who are on that track or have made it. It really eats me up

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837293)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:22 PM
Author: .,.,.,,,.,,.,.,.,,.,.,.,.,.,,.,.,.,.


Money isnít everything etc

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837482)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 10:53 PM
Author: lawdads8 (0x122FE543166A7B3f26D5131495083fD653d4CBD2)

dude youre still incredibly fortunate. volunteer or something

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837266)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 10:54 PM
Author: (\/)(;,,;)(\/)

Surely some aspects must be better

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837270)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 10:54 PM
Author: MoreDoughHi

now you have free time for a side hustle.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837272)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:21 PM
Author: decent man



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837472)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:26 PM
Author: ;;;.;..;;;.. (u$po)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837512)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:01 PM
Author: waka

Itís the same commute. And the same grind. The hours are almost the same. Sure, itís better than being a 1-4 year. But itís comparable to partner hours (not that Iíd know; but from what Iíve seen) for a fraction of the salary.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837316)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:02 PM
Author: Maori woman performing defiant haka

then why did you go there dummy

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837330)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:04 PM
Author: H.R. Puffendorf

If you were on track to be making $1M as a Partner, why would you go in house?

Many "partners" with no business are bitches that make $300k. In-house track to deputy GC pwns that

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837342)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:21 PM
Author: ,,,,....,..,...,....,.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837475)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 7:57 AM
Author: ggtp (ggtp)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838474)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 9:01 AM
Author: '''''""''''



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838584)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 8:30 AM
Author: [_____Sign Here____] (CircuitCitySpecial)

Looks like you picked the wrong inhouse gig. There are inhouse ppl at my place that make 200k and work 9 to 5.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838521)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:02 PM
Author: Krampusnacht

If you truly believe that life is a pissing match to see who can make the most money, why did you take an in-house job. Also how do you deal with the fact that there are bankers and finance guys who make even more than biglaw partners?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837327)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:05 PM
Author: Brumus

Thoughts and prayers brother. What year were you? Why did you jump if the job is just as much of a grind. If you're going to work biglaw hours with biglaw pressure, might as well make biglaw money.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837348)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:13 PM
Author: InHouseChad

This. If you're going to make 250k in-house, do it in flyover country and work 830 to 430 with no stress. Otherwise stick with the firm.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837421)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:07 PM
Author: Bart O'Kavanaugh

Why did you go there? You could have gone to a different firm.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837364)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:17 PM
Author: ,,,,....,..,...,....,.

Sounds like you just don't know what you want. $200k in-house is the life.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837444)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:19 PM
Author: ....::::..::..,,....,........,..,,,,,.


Iím a first year and I already make 195k

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837458)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:19 PM
Author: ;;;.;..;;;.. (u$po)

lmao

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837460)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:20 PM
Author: ,,,,....,..,...,....,.

Right but you have to work at a firm. I get it, I'm a 6th year in the BigLaw grind. I'm straight up salivating over the idea of jumping to $130k in-house.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837466)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:22 PM
Author: ....::::..::..,,....,........,..,,,,,.


Just seems kind of sad to think that you reached your ceiling in the first year of your career. I get the OP

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837477)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:22 PM
Author: ,,,,....,..,...,....,.

If you measure your ceiling by your salary and not your ability to live your life, I think that's kind of sad.

Give it a few years.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837480)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:26 PM
Author: ....::::..::..,,....,........,..,,,,,.


Lmao ok bro

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837511)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:30 PM
Author: InHouseChad

Exactly. Earning 200k while working with chill people and putting in 40-45 hrs a week >>>>> making 500k chasing commas for Napoleon 60 hrs a week.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837548)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:37 PM
Author: ,,,,....,..,...,....,.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837587)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 9:00 AM
Author: ESL TM..,..;;.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838583)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 10:25 AM
Author: Wilbur Mercer, the supreme gentleman (Short Pride World Wide)

Napoleon was not a tyrannical personnel manager

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35850381)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 1:42 PM
Author: InHouseChad

I was referring more to the short and balding aspect, like most lawyers at firms.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35851697)



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Date: April 13th, 2018 11:18 PM
Author: ;;;.;..;;;.. (u$po)

were you the guy who left the v5 for inhouse?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35837451)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 7:56 AM
Author: waka

I didnít exactly ďleaveĒ on my own terms. If I could have stayed and made partner, then yeah, of course I would have stayed. Long story, but 90% chance I (and half a dozen or so of counsels) would have been forced out in a few months.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838472)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 2:07 PM
Author: nutella

Lol so you werenít close to making partner at all and didnít miss a chance at anything.

Many in your position end up in a lot worse jobs or unemployed.

Remember, beggars canít be choosers. Be grateful for what you have. If you donít like this in house job, jump ship somewhere else after a year or 2. $175-$200k is not terrible.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35851873)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 7:59 AM
Author: ggtp (ggtp)

what would your likely path have been if you didnt go to law school? i think most people are overly optimistic at their prospects. youre in a top 1% outcome, you should appreciate it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838476)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 8:05 AM
Author: Gregor

What kind of in-house? Finance? Industrial company? Litigation based? Transactional? Give us more details for a guy considering an in house gig

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838478)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 8:28 AM
Author: CapTTTainFalcon

What was your corp practice area?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838517)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 10:18 AM
Author: .,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,. (Poster formerly known as MND)

How is your in house gig comparable to partner hours? What kind of hours are we talking about?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35838813)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 11:20 AM
Author: waka

I'm in a fairly large finance co. now, but the GC has me assisting outside counsel on employment and labor stuff. They are gearing up for an employment discrimination lawsuit (this is as detailed as I can get without outing myself) and I've been working pretty much 9am to 9pm doing discovery monkey-work. F this crap. I thought in-house was chill, but this is 1st year associate crap

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35839131)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 11:31 AM
Author: .,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,. (Poster formerly known as MND)

Shit those are really bad hours. I wonder of it's because this is finance? I thought most in house jobs had far better hours than that. Maybe this is just because it is a very busy time but things will slow down?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35839203)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 11:37 AM
Author: community_account

wow fuck that. you need to talk to cslg

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35839229)



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Date: April 15th, 2018 1:59 AM
Author: ESL TM..,..;;.

"I've been working pretty much 9am to 9pm doing discovery monkey-work"

That's a shit deal.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35843590)



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Date: April 14th, 2018 11:34 AM
Author: Non sequitur

Why didnít you do 400k in house???

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35839221)



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Date: April 15th, 2018 2:03 AM
Author: Honda Grom ripping away over the horizon

SPINNING RAT FUCKS, THE THREAD

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35843598)



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Date: April 15th, 2018 2:05 AM
Author: So we looked at the data



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35843602)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 10:18 AM
Author: waka

On the plus side, there are no billables. So I get to work 12 hour days but I donít have to track it. I get to save an hour in record-keeping a week! Thatís 50 hours a year.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35850339)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 10:18 AM
Author: dark triad catholicism

U sound mentally ill.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35850342)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 10:27 AM
Author: jared kushner (HOT on the trail of collusion)

I donít blame him

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35850388)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 11:14 AM
Author: [_____Sign Here____] (CircuitCitySpecial)

Are you pushing back on work? This isn't pvt practice, so not everything is a fire drill (it maybe for the dumbass that sat on an email for a month, but not your problem). My go to response is normally "The proposed time frame doesn't allow legal the proper amount of time needed to evaluate this [doc, request, issue, etc.]"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35850710)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 1:47 PM
Author: .;:..;:;.:.;.,,,.,.:,.;;,;;;..;,


These are the types of inhouse who I hate working with, the ungrateful ones

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35851738)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 2:08 PM
Author: .,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,. (Poster formerly known as MND)

If he's working 12 hour days then im not sure what he has to be so grateful for.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35851880)



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Date: April 16th, 2018 7:35 PM
Author: community_account



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3948794&forum_id=2#35854441)