National Law Journal, Big Law Firms Don’t Care About Your LL.M., Recruiter Warns: Does a graduate law degree increase a lawyer’s value on the legal job market? Not according to Steven John, a managing director at legal recruiting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa. Advanced degrees in law — with the exception of LL.M.s for foreign-trained attorneys and tax LL.M.s — can actually hurt job candidates, because they may signal uncertainty about their career paths or attempts to avoid the reality of a difficult job search….The market has never demanded it.
For full article see Recruiter: An LL.M. May Hurt Your BigLaw Job Prospects — Except in Tax from TaxProf Blog by Paul Caron.
- USC Suspends Launch of its Graduate Tax Program (taxprof.typepad.com)