has the biglaw train left the station yet?

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has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:55 am

If you don't have an offer by now, is it safe to say you struck out trying to get biglaw?

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:57 am

Considering I have 3 callbacks in the next week, I sure hope not.

I think things are beginning to narrow, but the door isn't really shut for another month or so.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby spanktheduck » Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:18 am

If you have no cbs left then almost certainly yes.

I would imagine that most of the V100 is almost done hiring by now.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:27 am

It depends on your school. The earlier your school did OCI, the worse off you are right now. Harvard students had day 1 of callback week yesterday, so it's not like all firms are done hiring. Not by a LONG shot.

A V5 NYC recruiter told me very recently that the process, for the firm, was just over halfway done - with more CBs and offers to go through over the next few weeks.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:29 am

Anonymous User wrote:If you don't have an offer by now, is it safe to say you struck out trying to get biglaw?


The only two callbacks I got are in the next seven days. Only one is technically biglaw, I guess, but still -- I really hope the train hasn't left. My ticket isn't even good yet.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:33 am

God I hope not, I had 13 cb's beginning last week and was told between 1 week and the first week of October for all of them. I have to think silence is not a bad thing.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Person » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:36 am

Not even close. I know lots of people who did not hear back until October at a T-14.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:42 am

Definitely not. I had nothing yet on this date last year and ended up with 3 offers.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby pasteurizedmilk » Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:54 am

I scheduled two callbacks for later this month 5 minutes before checking TLS, and found this thread. :lol:

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Definitely not. I had nothing yet on this date last year and ended up with 3 offers.


Were these from callbacks you had pending at the time, or from further efforts?

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:16 pm

Got my first two offers today, its not too late yet!

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby spanktheduck » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got my first two offers today, its not too late yet!


grats, must have been a good day.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:42 pm

Also got my first two today, late in the evening within 5 min of each other. Kinda in a daze right now

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby vvpatvv » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:49 pm

Congrats to the both of you. When did you do the callback interviews?

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:59 pm

vvpatvv wrote:Congrats to the both of you. When did you do the callback interviews?


Both NY, both in the last 10 days

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:53 pm

Mine were both in Boston also within the last 10 days.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:54 pm

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vvpatvv wrote:Congrats to the both of you. When did you do the callback interviews?


Both NY, both in the last 10 days


Which firms, if I can ask? (Hint?)

Just wondering, because I'm waiting on NYC firms...also, how long did each firm take?

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:56 pm

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vvpatvv wrote:Congrats to the both of you. When did you do the callback interviews?


Both NY, both in the last 10 days


Which firms, if I can ask? (Hint?)

Just wondering, because I'm waiting on NYC firms...also, how long did each firm take?


one is a V40, the other is a boutique. V40 CB was 11 days CB to offer, boutique was 7.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:01 pm

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vvpatvv wrote:Congrats to the both of you. When did you do the callback interviews?


Both NY, both in the last 10 days


Which firms, if I can ask? (Hint?)

Just wondering, because I'm waiting on NYC firms...also, how long did each firm take?


one is a V40, the other is a boutique. V40 CB was 11 days CB to offer, boutique was 7.


ok, thanks. congrats! i had my first callback last wednesday...haven't heard anything at all. just hoping it's not too late :(

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Mine were both in Boston also within the last 10 days.


Congrats! Do you mind sharing which firms?

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:23 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Both NY, both in the last 10 days


Which firms, if I can ask? (Hint?)

Just wondering, because I'm waiting on NYC firms...also, how long did each firm take?


one is a V40, the other is a boutique. V40 CB was 11 days CB to offer, boutique was 7.


Winston?

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:35 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Both NY, both in the last 10 days


Which firms, if I can ask? (Hint?)

Just wondering, because I'm waiting on NYC firms...also, how long did each firm take?


one is a V40, the other is a boutique. V40 CB was 11 days CB to offer, boutique was 7.


Winston?


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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 22, 2010 12:06 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Mine were both in Boston also within the last 10 days.


Congrats! Do you mind sharing which firms?


Bump, can you share the names of the firms? thanks very much and congratulations! must have been a great day for you.

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Re: has the biglaw train left the station yet?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 22, 2010 1:31 am

Depends on when the school did its OCI. CLS is wrapping up things, for example, from summer OCI. Our OCI was the second week in August, though. Most people are bumping against their 4 week deadline, at this point, for offers.




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