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NYC- Home to World Class Law Firms

NYC- Home to World Class Law Firms

By on Oct 27, 2014 in Business

New York City is a major American and world city. As such, it is a center of various occupations including finance, the arts and the law. New York City is home to both many fine law schools and many esteemed law firms. People from around the world and around the United States come here in search of a legal education that can open doors. They also come here to take jobs at widely renowned law firms. Graduation from one of New York City’s finest law schools and a term at one of the best laws firms in the country can open doors to a distinguished and potentially lucrative legal career. Many law firms that choose to local in New York City do so because the region is a center of other fields as well. A lawyer who wants to specialize in a specific area of the law such as finance, real estate or medical malpractice will often find this region many opportunities to master the basics of their chosen field. When choosing a law firm to consider, many young lawyers will take multiple factors into account during their decision making process. These factors include the firm’s exact location, the starting salary offered, the kinds of law the firm practices and the opportunity for advancement. Many will find that multiple law firms in New York City meet these criteria. It is very often a process of simply selecting one that best fits in with their personality and basic preferences. For example, a law firm such Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, while headquartered in New York City, also has offices in other places as well. A lawyer may find it ideal to work in one city for a few years and then transfer to another branch of the firm in a different area of the country. Notable names in the NYC office include Sean Hecker, Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton. The young lawyer may also want a firm that will let them learn about various areas of the law such as corporate law, litigation and marital laws. This allows the lawyer to decide on a specific specialty that meshes well with their interests and personality. Many New York City law firms also have...

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