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How Should I Respond When Law Firms Ask Why I Don't Want to Return to My Summer Firm?

Question: I am at a New York firm as a summer associate and am almost sure I do not want to return, even though an offer is likely. I will be participating in on-campus interviews again this fall and am wondering how to respond when firms ask the imminent question: If you have an offer, why don't you want to return? To be honest, the reason is the level of professionalism at this firm. For the most part this place is like a circus.

Just for some background: I am going into my 3rd year at an upper second tier law school and am ranked in the top 5% of the class.
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