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Is Voluntary Disclosure During an Interview a Good Idea?

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I am a third-year litigation associate in a mid-size law firm and was recently told that I should start looking for a new position. The reason I was given by the partners is that although I am a valued attorney and have done good work, there is not enough work to sustain me at this point. The partners specifically told me that they would help me find a new position, keep me on the firm's website, give me good references, and also suggested that I not tell potential new employers that I was asked to leave. Should I volunteer information regarding the reason for my job search during the interviews or not? I am getting conflicting advice.
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