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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:21 am
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:
booyakasha wrote:
ruski wrote:Anyone get a callback from Kramer Levin? if so, what are your stats?

and on a side not, what is the deal with Kramer levin? from everything i heard they dont seem like they should be ranked in the V90s. are they really a shit firm?


if you look at the stats from last year they only gave offers to Stone/Kent Scholars, so I guess they're not so shitty.


where are the stats from last year that you're looking at? can you link them?

Those stats are from the notebooks in OCS.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:24 am
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:Sidley? Winston and Strawn? Freshfields? Anyone?


CB W&S a few days ago.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:24 am
by 12262010
Anonymous User wrote:
booyakasha wrote:
ruski wrote:Anyone get a callback from Kramer Levin? if so, what are your stats?

and on a side not, what is the deal with Kramer levin? from everything i heard they dont seem like they should be ranked in the V90s. are they really a shit firm?


if you look at the stats from last year they only gave offers to Stone/Kent Scholars, so I guess they're not so shitty.


where are the stats from last year that you're looking at? can you link them?


you can only look at them in career services... but I have a lot of them on my computer if you PM me.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:25 am
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Sidley? Winston and Strawn? Freshfields? Anyone?


CB W&S a few days ago.


Any W&S dings? Snail mail or email?

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:28 am
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Wilson Sonsini?


No, I have not heard back from them yet.

Anonymous User wrote:Sidley? Winston and Strawn? Freshfields? Anyone?


Freshfields CB on Tuesday.

ruski wrote:Anyone get a callback from Kramer Levin? if so, what are your stats?

and on a side not, what is the deal with Kramer levin? from everything i heard they dont seem like they should be ranked in the V90s. are they really a shit firm?


The vault rankings are absolute shit. They are filled out by associates, overwhelmingly in New York, who know jack about firms. It may be good for distinguishing between large New York firms, but for anything that doesn't fit that mold it is grossly inaccurate. It's ridiculous that Williams and Connolly was not ranked in the top 10 until this year, or that Munger and Irell are not in the top 25.

Vault habitually underranks (1) firms not based in New York and (2) smaller firms, especially shops that are primarily litigation. I say this as someone applying primarily to large New York firms.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:02 pm
by Anonymous User
It looks from the other threads that Proskauer sends email dings. Can anyone confirm?

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:06 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Sidley? Winston and Strawn? Freshfields? Anyone?


CB W&S a few days ago.


Which office?

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:09 pm
by Anonymous User
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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:20 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Sidley? Winston and Strawn? Freshfields? Anyone?


CB W&S a few days ago.


Which office?


NY

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:24 pm
by Anonymous User
ruski wrote:Anyone get a callback from Kramer Levin? if so, what are your stats?

and on a side not, what is the deal with Kramer levin? from everything i heard they dont seem like they should be ranked in the V90s. are they really a shit firm?


They're known for really valuing personality, at least at the screening -> callback stage. A 3L friend of mine got a callback with them last year. I'm not sure what his grades were exactly, but definitely median or below. Good-to-great personality, though.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:25 pm
by Anonymous User
Proskauer CB this morning via resume drop

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:32 pm
by Anonymous User
Wilson and Sonsini anyone? (yes, same poster)

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:43 pm
by Anonymous User
Sidley? Cadwaladar? Anyone?

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:03 pm
by Anonymous User
It sounds like everything is done. Time to wait for the rest of the dings to trickle in. I've heard of nothing coming in today from anywhere...

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:05 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:It sounds like everything is done. Time to wait for the rest of the dings to trickle in. I've heard of nothing coming in today from anywhere...


I think people are still waiting on Dewey (only one interviewer has made CBs), Cadwalader (no reports of CBs) and Willkie (only on-the-spot CBs given so far).

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:08 pm
by Anonymous User
ruski wrote:Anyone get a callback from Kramer Levin? if so, what are your stats?

and on a side not, what is the deal with Kramer levin? from everything i heard they dont seem like they should be ranked in the V90s. are they really a shit firm?

ruski wrote:just from everything ive read about them and what attorneys have said about them, they dont seem like a v90 firm. more like a v50.

I can't believe a person of average or higher intelligence would think a v90 is a "shit firm." All 100 of Vault-ranked firms and 250 of AmLaw firms are establishments that make hundreds of millions of dollars, servicing major banks and companies. Plus the the way that rankings are done is just as controversial as any other rankings go, so spew out your self-entitled comments somewhere else.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:09 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:It sounds like everything is done. Time to wait for the rest of the dings to trickle in. I've heard of nothing coming in today from anywhere...


I think people are still waiting on Dewey (only one interviewer has made CBs), Cadwalader (no reports of CBs) and Willkie (only on-the-spot CBs given so far).


Looking at the OCS charts, there are a number of firms that made no CBs last year. I wouldn't be surprised if it was the same this year as well.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:13 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:It sounds like everything is done. Time to wait for the rest of the dings to trickle in. I've heard of nothing coming in today from anywhere...



NYC may be done, but I don't think other markets are (West Coast, DC, etc.). I don't think Winston or Jones Day have made CBs yet for DC- though someone correct me if I'm wrong. I also don't think Irell has called yet.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:14 pm
by Anonymous User
I got a Willkie call, not an on-the-spot callback offer. Yesterday.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:14 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:.... and Willkie (only on-the-spot CBs given so far).


False. I can confirm a CB via telephone call from interviewing partner within 48 hours of interview (not same day).

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:21 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:.... and Willkie (only on-the-spot CBs given so far).


False. I can confirm a CB via telephone call from interviewing partner within 48 hours of interview (not same day).

Can you provide the partner's initials?

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:22 pm
by Anonymous User
callback from troutman sanders

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:27 pm
by Anonymous User
Anyone know if all of the Sidley DC/NY calls have gone out?

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:35 pm
by Anonymous User
10am CB from Chadbourne & Park.
Snail-mail dings from Patterson Belknap, Freshfields and Goodwin Procter.

Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:43 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:10am CB from Chadbourne & Park.
Snail-mail dings from Patterson Belknap, Freshfields and Goodwin Procter.

Which partner? PW by any chance?