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Back to New York City: How I Came Full Circle

by Scott Edward Walker on February 2nd, 2011

Background

As I have previously discussed, I began my legal career as a corporate associate at two major law firms in New York City.  After nearly eight years, however, I realized I wanted to spend the rest of my life helping entrepreneurs (like my father) — not executing large, complex transactions for multi-national corporations and private equity funds.

I also saw a big problem in the legal marketplace: entrepreneurs and their companies were paying a small fortune to have their legal work done by junior associates getting on-the-job training; or, put another way, the big-firm template just didn’t work for entrepreneurs.  (I discuss this issue in detail in the video on our home page.)

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