Editor’s note: This is the seventh article in a new nine-part series on making a job transition as a lawyer, which is featured on lawjobs.com News & Views. Links to the previous article in this series, as well as to articles in other series by the authors, follow this article.

Something that sounds too good to be true, usually is. A large number of employees who receive a job offer, but then accept counteroffers from their current employer, will eventually leave, either on their own volition or through termination, within six months. Employers do not like to be “fired” (no one likes rejection), so a counteroffer can turn the tables. By accepting a counteroffer, all you may accomplish is ensuring that you will leave the firm on your current employer’s terms, not yours.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]