To specialize or not to specialize, that is the question facing many attorneys at different stages of their careers. The question is not as easy as one would think, as attorneys have a broad range of career trajectories that may make specialization helpful or not helpful, depending on what path is chosen. This may be a topic to discuss with the legal recruiter you work with.
“At some point in their careers, most attorneys face a hard question: “Should I specialize?” Most attorneys answer yes. The advantages are many. By developing an expertise in a narrow area of the law, you can create a personal brand, serve clients more effectively and efficiently, and, in many cases, make more money than you would in general practice….But while the argument in support of specialization is very strong, it is not the right answer for every attorney. Questions to consider include….”
Read: Attorneys: To Specialize or Not to Specialize at YourCareerIntel (Lucas Group)