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ATTORNEY SEARCHBCGTRANSITIONING FROM AN ACCOUNTING FIRM TO LAW FIRMTRANSITIONING FROM AN ACCOUNTING FIRM TO LAW FIRMMany law students, for a number of different reasons, make the decision to start their careers as tax attorneys. Some are helped along by the Big 4 accounting firms coming to law school campuses and recruiting them. For several reasons, this is an attractive offer. You meet the attorneys within the tax practice and they seem different than those at the large firms. They are charismatic, gregarious and have business acumen. They tell you how associates at their firms put together presentations and have almost immediate client contact with Fortune 1000 clients throughout the region. They claim you will be reading the tax code and writing memoranda on different issues that relate to your clients. You walk out of the interviews pretty pumped up. On the other hand, a large law firm looking for tax associates will give you a much different feel when they interview you. The tax ...