About Us

Lawyers in Transition
and Hindi Greenberg, J.D.

Lawyers in Transition was founded in 1985 by Hindi Greenberg, J.D. It became nationally known as a premier resource for information on the topics of attorney career satisfaction and options, and Ms. Greenberg is considered among the leading experts on career counseling and outplacement for lawyers. Ms. Greenberg consults individually with lawyers across North America; does outplacement work for law firms, corporations, and government agencies; and is qualified as an expert witness when the topics address lawyer salary, employment qualifications or career options.

Ms. Greenberg has written the best selling, The Lawyer's Career Change Handbook (2nd edition, HarperCollins). She is the co-author of Beyond L.A. Law: Break the Traditional "Lawyer" Mold (National Association for Law Placement/Harcourt Brace), and a chapter author in Breaking Traditions: Work Alternatives for Lawyers (American Bar Association). She has been the featured speaker at repeat programs sponsored by numerous bar associations, including the American, Canadian, Ohio, California, Texas, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Colorado, Michigan, Arizona, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Oregon, and Minnesota Bar Associations, and many local and specialty bar associations, as well as various law schools nationwide.

Hindi Greenberg graduated from the University of Minnesota and received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (top 10%) in 1974. She is a member (inactive) of both the State Bar of California and the American Samoa Bar Association.

Following graduation from law school, Ms. Greenberg clerked for a thirteen judge Superior Court in Northern California and for the Chief Justice of the High Court of American Samoa. She then worked as a business litigator at a prestigious national law firm, in a boutique San Francisco firm, and as an in-house litigation lawyer. In 1984, she left full-time practice and then worked for law firms as an independent contractor while developing her career consulting firm.

Ms. Greenberg has been repeatedly interviewed by Time, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Money, USAToday, U.S. News & World Report, the New York Times and other major legal and lay magazines and newspapers nationwide and internationally. The Los Angeles Times called her "the Ann Landers for lawyers." She has also been interviewed by NBC, ABC, and PBS television, has appeared in an hour long documentary on lawyer career issues that aired on CNN, and has been a featured guest on numerous TV and radio talk shows. Ms. Greenberg has had many articles on lawyer dissatisfaction, career satisfaction solutions, career options, and outplacement issues published in legal newspapers nationwide. Her work also appears on a number of websites.

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