Mr. Lawyer Turned Consultant
Post a 1.5-year stint with a leading law firm, I have moved to a strategy consulting role with a leading boutique firm where I regularly advise law firms and corporations on management and legal-tech and strategy related to the business of law.
Undergrad School: Top 10 Private Law School
Undergrad Major: Law
Age: 25, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Set up and led a regional team for a non-profit that sponsors underprivileged students through law school, Leading an initiative to engage with members of under-represented tribal communities in India to ensure they get access to legal aid, Core member of an initiative that aims to ensure that work created by folk artists in India are adequately protected under law and that such artists are represented fairly and equitably in their commercial dealings with large record labels.
Title: Management Consultant
Company: Boutique Firm
Length of Employment: 2 yrs
Title: Corporate Attorney
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 5 mos
Big Life Wins:
– While working as a lawyer, within 7 months of joining, I was fast-tracked to a role where I was trusted to independently lead transactions and become an integral member on several client accounts that were important to the firm.
– I set up and led a regional team for 2.5 years for a leading non-profit in the diversity and inclusion space that aims to uplift students from underprivileged communities by sponsoring their journey through law school.
Post MBA Goal:
I would ideally like to work in a consulting or product management role in sectors that are right on the cusp of disruption – legal tech and education are my primary preferences.