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Randall Hsia of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis. Courtesy photo Randall Hsia of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis. Courtesy photo

A little over two years ago, after serving for almost 17 years in the government—as a Marine officer after college, and as an assistant U.S. Attorney and assistant District Attorney after graduating from law school—I eventually made the difficult decision to leave the public sector for a position at a law firm. I hope my experience and reflections may be helpful to others who are considering their options for a successful transition from government to private practice.

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