Why do lawyers leave law firms
[00:00:00] Why do lawyers leave law firms?
So lawyers leave law firms typically offer a lot of reasons or they can leave at any time because of the hours. They don't like the hours. They can leave because they don't like the work. They can leave because there's not enough work.
Many times they leave because they don't like it. The people that they're working for. Other times they will leave because they want to work in a more prestigious firm, which is very common, or a firm with more opportunity where they feel like they can advance that's important.
So there are a lot of reasons that lawyers leave firms, I think there is an article on BCG about this that I've written that talks a lot about why lawyers leave law firms. And it gives, quite a few reasons, but the main ones the best lawyers leave law firms because they're trying to advance and trying to get a better job.
Other lawyers will leave law firms because they want to work in a firm with fewer hours or more opportunities to work on larger clients. In some cases, they want to work on a smaller law firms, but there are a lot of reasons.