So what will Eliot Spitzer do next, assuming he escapes criminal prosecution and disciplinary sanction following his alleged involvement with a prostitution ring? If he follows the example of his three living predecessors as governor, he'll join a law firm. But Spitzer's reasons for resigning mark him as something of a different candidate. "It matters how you leave," said the chairman of one New York firm. Agreed the managing partner of another large firm: "He's radioactive in this environment."
A Law Firm Job for Spitzer? Not So Fast
New York Law Journal
March 13, 2008