Experience freedom, clarity and relief.

Your guided career transformation journey starts here.

You are done…

Having to “always be available”

Feeling like crap when you snap or are checked out with the people you love

Complaining about work and never making the progress you want on your own

The good news is you’re ready to make a new choice and…

Discover what else you could do.

Wake up calm and eager for the day ahead.

Enjoy work that’s meaningful, fulfilling and aligned.

In WILL Transform you’re guided step-by-step through a proven process. Results can include…


Create a checklist for what you DO want in your career and life – specifically the Skills, Interests, Values and Specifics in your next ideal role.


Discover appealing NEW possibilities that excite, inspire and show you where to begin.


Feel certain that you are doing your due diligence, have conversations that verify (or refute) your ideas as new opportunities appear seemingly out of the blue!


Learn from the stories of other women who’ve walked the path before you.


Expand your network exponentially, connect with others and see you’re not alone.

Decision is Action. Get Started Today.

Your path to regain control of your time, energy and life begins here.

Choose the option that will best shortcut your journey to clarity, courage and confidence.

Enroll within 48-hours to save $1000!

Option 1: WILL Transform Self Study: $3997 $2997
Option 2: WILL Transform PLUS 3 Coaching Sessions: $4997 $3997

Before WILL, on a good day I was treading water, on a bad day, feeling underwater.

Now I am swimming towards something new career-wise.  I’m thinking about even more people I can reach out to. Going through this process and having these conversations has given me so much clarity.

- Karen

I’ve gotten more gains from my investment in WILL than from anything else I’ve done self-improvement-wise in my life.  In retrospect, I never would have questioned the money like I did.  

WILL has been personal, deep, and transformative….so much more than ‘Find a new job.’” I’m a better spouse, mother, sister, aunt and friend.  This is going to pay off for the rest of my life.

- Gina

Hi, I’m Elena Deutsch, the founder of WILL – Women Interested in Leaving (big) Law.

I founded Women Interested in Leaving (big) Law (or, WILL) in 2017 after years of coaching lawyers at some of the world’s largest firms. Now I work with women who are exhausted and dissatisfied with their careers in big law.

To be clear: I’m not a lawyer.

My dad was a criminal defense attorney, and as a kid, I thought I’d be a lawyer, too. But after he was arrested for trying to embezzle money from a client, I decided to change career paths.
I wanted to create a meaningful career where I could support myself financially… and also make a difference in the world.

I went from non-profit organizations to working in public health. And then I discovered coaching.

Since then, I’ve helped build 2 multi 6-figure businesses. And now I get to share everything I’ve learned on my journey… with you!

Real results in WILL…

Before WILL I was panicked. I knew I had reached the end of my rope, and I was ready to leave.  I felt trapped and scared. 

WILL was like a ray of hope.  I loved knowing there were other women out there like me, plus a whole program dedicated to this one common issue.

Because of WILL, I’ve made a healthy move, I feel like I’m in an entirely different place in my life right now.

- Leah

Working with Elena and WILL has done more to help me grow professionally in the past 8 months, than I have in the past 8 years.  I was not confident about my job paths/prospects for quite some time and the work we have done has transformed me.  I am very excited for the next chapter professionally, and I didn’t think that was possible.

Thank you! My new affirmation this week:  “I have a law firm that makes $250K/year and has a positive impact in the world.”

- Ang

Got questions?
Here are some FAQs:

Q: I’m not sure I want to leave the practice of law. Do I have to in order to join WILL?
A:  Not at all!  About 60-65% of WILL Members continue practicing law in their next role.  It might be an in-house job, starting their own practice or continuing in their firm temporarily.  

Some choose to stay at their firms or within the field of law…

But it becomes an intentional, proactive decision.

Members often do this while they explore something else, develop a side business, or get new training or certifications.  

Some practice part-time to make money while investigating new opportunities.

Others take a leave of absence or time off to recuperate. 

You’ve invested a lot in becoming a lawyer.  In WILL, we help you leverage that for a role that feels like it “ticks all the boxes.”  That might be in law or something else entirely. 

Q: How long will it take? I want out now!
A:  The WILL Transform curriculum rolls out over 6 months.  This is about how long it takes most members.  

That said…

…you can speed it up and go faster if you’d like.  This is available to Members who choose the pay-in-full option.

NOTE: Every Member’s WILL journey is different.  No two are alike.  Some go faster than others.  

Some need more time.

This is one of the reasons you have LIFETIME access to the curriculum and the community. 

As soon as most Members begin WILL, they experience relief.

The initial lessons (gain access immediately upon registration) completely change how you manage your time and energy!   

You learn how to set and enforce boundaries so that your “no” results in more space and peace.

You make new decisions that prioritize your mental health and physical well-being.   

Use that time to focus on the WILL work, and make a plan that helps you move out as quickly as possible.

Most firms don’t want to lose you.  Most WILL members don’t want to rage quit.  They choose to leave their firms with the relationship intact.  You might be able to negotiate a leave of absence to give you a break and a chance to recuperate.  Many WILL Members have done this and we have resources in the curriculum to help.

Members often come to WILL depleted, exhausted and physically and mentally at their edge.  We help you make a decision that doesn’t ignore finances. You make decisions based on what will be best for ALL of you, not from fear. 

Q: How much time should I dedicate to WILL each week?
A: First, let’s talk about the 300 lb gorilla on your back – the billable hour.  It may feel like you don’t have time.  

That’s part of how (big) law is DESIGNED –  to keep you in fear that you are behind, and beholden, and so busy that you don’t see how you could do anything else.

But what do YOU want to choose?

To continue and give your time/energy/life force to them?  

Or to sanction time to get out?

The choice is yours.

If you are interested but believe you don’t have the time to do WILL, stop and think about that.  

Time is our most valuable commodity. 

You can never buy more time! 

WILL provides the structure, support and community to help you prioritize yourself!  

Members often say, “When I made the investment, I dedicated the time to do it.”

Now let’s answer the question:

One – two hours a week is enough to make amazing progress.

Doing WILL helps you find, create and CLAIM your time for your top priorities – including sleep, your loved ones and YOU.  

Q: I’m a junior and I hate it. I’m scared because I fear I may be giving up on law too soon. Is WILL for me?
A:  WILL serves everyone from first years to 25+ year partners.  If you hate it and want to figure out what else you could do NOW as opposed to 5, 10, 15, or 20 years from now, join us.

There’s often this thought about “sunk costs,” but what do you want to keep sinking your time and energy into?

You can always choose to stay longer.  

In your WILL journey, this becomes a clear, intentional and proactive decision. 

The bottom line, the only time we have is the present moment.  If you want to speed up your journey to clarity, new possibilities, and joy, you can begin NOW. 

Q: I’m a long time practitioner of law. Can I really make a change?
A: It is not too late for ANYONE.  One thing I’ve heard fairly often is: “I’m too old.  There’s nothing else I know how to do.  No one wants to hire an overqualified lawyer.”

If you are open to exploring new beliefs that fuel new energy, action and results, then you can absolutely make progress in WILL.

We’ve had lawyers who practiced for 20, 30+ years make significant changes and leave the practice, start new careers and land amazing dream jobs.  You can too.

Q: What if I can’t attend the Community Calls? Or I don’t want to because I’m worried that someone in my professional circle will find out?
A:  First, all Community Calls are recorded and you receive the recording the next day.  One Member, who made great progress, never attended a single live call; the recordings were her favorite part of the program.  She listened to all the calls afterward and related to all the women, even if she didn’t attend live.

Secondly, you can be anonymous on the calls.  We meet via Zoom, and you can change your name, and not put on your video.  It’s up to you.

Plus, everyone takes a confidentiality pledge to participate.

The Members who make the most progress the quickest attend and participate in the Community Calls.  They ask questions, offer support for each other, and receive coaching to see new perspectives.

It’s also a boundary-setting practice to block the Community Call time and protect it fiercely!  Instead of “seeing if you can attend,” we encourage Members to put the time on their calendars and tell people that they are not available then.

This gives you ample opportunity to practice saying “YES!” to yourself first and “NO” to the firm demands of your time and energy.

(You learn this boundary-setting method as soon as you enroll!)

Q: What if I want more coaching? What if I am not done at the end of six months?
A:  Both more 1:1 coaching and lifetime access to Community Calls are available to keep your momentum going until you achieve your goals!   

We want you to have everything at your disposal to succeed. 

Q: What else do WILL members go on to do after the program?
A: Immediately following WILL, past and current members have gone on to…

  • Work in epic real estate development, managing large-scale projects
  • Move into a learning and development role within their law firm
  • Leave their law firm for a smaller, kinder practice
  • Go to in-house roles at start-ups
  • Do hybrid/business roles at start-ups
  • Begin graduate programs in fields as diverse as mechanical engineering and nutrition science
  • Choose to stay in their firms to save money, pay off loans, and do more informational interviewing.
  • Start a blog
  • Launch their astrology business on the side, and grow it while still working at their firm

Here are some of the things that WILL members are working towards as they go through their WILL journey. Goals are big and small.  It’s about creating a life that you enjoy and fully inhabit.  Members have achieved and desire to……

  • Become a public speaker and writer who helps women feel less dead inside 
  • Lead forest therapy guided hikes to heal lawyers and queer youth
  • Needlepoint
  • Raise scholarships money for marginalized kids to attend a very special summer camp
  • Write children’s books
  • Blog about feminist romantic fiction
  • Refurbish old houses in New England so that they are energy neutral
  • Write screenplays
  • Become a comedian
  • Write detective novels
  • Guide white water river raft tours
  • Positively impact social disparities 
  • Reform the foster care system
  • Adopt children
  • Have a baby
  • Open their own interior design firms
  • Become a chief of staff for a progressive politician
  • Teach mindfulness and conscious play to lawyers and other adults
  • Bake cookies over the holidays with their daughters
  • Build an alpaca resort and enterprise
  • Create social impact data art
  • Tell the stories of black and brown girls and marginalized people
  • Use the power of storytelling for social justice
  • Enjoy remote and flexible work, so they can drop off and pick up their kids from school.

The point is: that no two WILL members’ dreams are identical.  There is no one else like you.  Your dreams are held sacred and nourished within the WILL community.

Q: Are you a lawyer too? Why are you doing this?
A:  You can read more of my backstory on my About page, but in brief, I’ll share this.

My dad was a lawyer who lost his way.  I always thought I would be a lawyer until he got arrested for trying to embezzle money from a client.  It didn’t feel like a path I wanted to follow after college. 

My mom was a social worker, family therapist, artist and student of metaphysics.

I always knew that I wanted to help people.  During my career in public health, I discovered coaching, and I kept attracting women lawyers to me.

Coaching is about helping you become clear on your desires and allowing you to be more fully you.  

Most women who are drawn to WILL want to do something more meaningful during their time here on earth.  They’re either unsure what that is, or are afraid to say it out loud.  They’re also afraid of what other people will think or simply of failing. 

Mostly, they’re afraid they will reach the end of their life and regret not being courageous enough to try. 

Helping people name and go for their dreams has been one of my greatest joys in WILL.  

The benefits not only impact members’ professional lives.  Marriages improve.  Parents become more present.  You enjoy events with family and friends without being glued to your laptop or phone.

The positive ripple effects of all this are beyond measure!

The one-on-one coaching has been amazing.  And, I went into WILL skeptical about what I would get from the group calls. Honestly, that was a real awakening for me!

What an amazing community of women this is!  The community of like-minded women are smart, and they want to write their own story and not follow the norm. That’s inspiring for me!

It’s never a waste of time or money to explore yourself, who you are, and remind yourself of your values and what’s important to you. We get bogged down by the daily grind, especially in big law. Taking the time to care for yourself is important and WILL allows women to do that.

- Danielle

In WILL, I leaned into my interests. I love learning new things, and that’s when I’m happiest. I had just gotten into Formula 1 racing, and I sensed that there was an entire ocean that I could just dive into and never get tired of.  I applied to graduate school for mechanical engineering and got accepted to my top choice schools!!

Through WILL, I’ve gained the confidence to go forward and use the mindset tools. I’ve been able to push through a lot of fear, and learned that sometimes you just have to do it, even if it’s scary.

- Rene

Still wondering if this is the right investment for you?

The first thing I’d like to say to you is that. I get it. This is a big decision, and even if you know deep down it’s right for you, you might have questions or concerns. I’d love to have an honest chat with you one-on-one.
On top of that, I want to make sure you know that we have a built-in WILL Transform guarantee.

If within the first 14 days, you show up, do the work, and attend or listen to the Community Calls, and you are not satisfied, we will give you your money back (minus a fee for any 1:1 coaching sessions you’ve had in that time).

We would ask you to show your work.  This is not an “I bought it, but got too busy with work” money-back guarantee.

 This is an “I put in the work and gave it a whole-hearted effort, and it’s not for me” guarantee.


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