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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 27, 2015 9:13 am

Anyone know anything about this firm? They seem generic and kind of small to me.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:37 pm

ding from RS NY--which is actually fine with me. at my oci my interviewer went on his phone for the first five minutes, and then acted like a greasy asshole after that.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 27, 2015 9:50 pm

How big is the NY summer class?

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:34 pm

Approximately 9 in NY.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:53 pm

Anyone heard anything from the Reed Smith DC office? I had a cb interview in early August and never heard back. I can't believe they'd invite for a 4 hour interview and then just never follow-up, but I could be wrong.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Yea All Right » Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:17 pm

It's been more than a month now, I think it's fine to follow-up to inquire about your status and reiterate your interest.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:41 pm

Yea All Right wrote:It's been more than a month now, I think it's fine to follow-up to inquire about your status and reiterate your interest.


I still haven't heard from a screener w/ them from over a month ago. Should I do this? I've been wanting to but didn't know what to say or if it would reflect badly

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:42 pm

I've heard that they will pay summers more than the market rate($3,700 a week rather than the typical $3,100) in 2016. Can anyone confirm this? This is surprising to me considering this thread indicated in the past they paid below market rates...

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:11 am

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Yea All Right wrote:It's been more than a month now, I think it's fine to follow-up to inquire about your status and reiterate your interest.


I still haven't heard from a screener w/ them from over a month ago. Should I do this? I've been wanting to but didn't know what to say or if it would reflect badly


Nothing to lose.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Yea All Right » Wed Sep 16, 2015 2:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Yea All Right wrote:It's been more than a month now, I think it's fine to follow-up to inquire about your status and reiterate your interest.


I still haven't heard from a screener w/ them from over a month ago. Should I do this? I've been wanting to but didn't know what to say or if it would reflect badly


I wasn't sure how to respond to your question since it's about a screener but above poster is right, might as well try, just word the email right

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby lxhyss » Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:20 pm

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:33 pm

I had a CB back at the beginning of August. Never heard back despite a couple LOCI's I sent out over the 6-7 weeks. I decided to finally call and ask about the status. Left a voicemail. Never heard back. Obviously, there's no offer in sight, but I am a little shocked the firm would invite a person for a half-day interview and not respond.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:37 pm

They took 5 weeks to ding me last year.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:46 pm

After a cb?

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 2:03 pm

Yeah.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:46 pm

I don't get how they can possibly justify that....

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 5:01 pm

has anyone heard from the richmond office?

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I don't get how they can possibly justify that....


People get placed on waiting lists after the first few rounds of offers go out. The firm doesn't want to offer more people then they need and then have them all say yes. It's a game on both ends. They give out offers to the people they really want first and the people they for sure don't like get dings pretty quick. The people on the waitlist are on hold until the people who were offered respond. And the cycle continues....

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:57 pm

It was a small class office.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:54 am

Anyone hear anything from the NYC office? Are dings usually email or regular mail?

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby geraffe » Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:27 am

Anonymous User wrote:They took 5 weeks to ding me last year.


Same, except for it was this year. Email ding.

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:23 am

Can someone who received an offer this year confirm the weekly summer pay please?

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 25, 2015 7:27 pm

I'm reached the 63 day mark since my cb at the DC office...still no notification. Anyone else been waiting for weeks?

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Re: Reed Smith

Postby spectorross » Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:20 am

Still waiting to hear back one way or the other from early September callback for NYC. Has anyone heard anything? Does anyone know when the first set of offers expire?




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