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V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:13 pm

Which V10 firms ask for 2L grades when considering whether to make a full-time offer?

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby Cavalier » Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:19 pm

WLRK, Cravath, S&C, Skadden, and DPW

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:00 am

What about 6-10? STB, Weil, W&C, Cleary, Cov?

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby BruceWayne » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:06 am

Cavalier wrote:WLRK, Cravath, S&C, Skadden, and DPW


Are you screwing with people again or being serious? :)

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby ZXCVBNM » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:42 am

Cleary tells recruits outright that they don't consider grades for making offers. I'm not sure about the others but I know they at least ask for grades. Judging by the close to 100% offer rates at these firms it's hard to believe they consider grades that much.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby d34d9823 » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:46 am

ZXCVBNM wrote:Cleary tells recruits outright that they don't consider grades for making offers. I'm not sure about the others but I know they at least ask for grades. Judging by the close to 100% offer rates at these firms it's hard to believe they consider grades that much.

OTOH, doesn't seem that likely that top 5% types will suddenly lose their edge in 2L.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby ZXCVBNM » Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:34 am

I've spoken a number of people that have fallen from top of the class to top quarter or third and still received offers. I guess all of this is speculative but I don't think there is a lot to worry about.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:43 pm

What about say - if you're a transfer who doesn't do so well at your new school?

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby ZXCVBNM » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What about say - if you're a transfer who doesn't do so well at your new school?

:)

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby megaTTTron » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What about say - if you're a transfer who doesn't do so well at your new school?



It's like 1L all over again. :oops:

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:33 pm

is it 1l again for transfers? it can't be as hard to keep a big law offer as it is to receive one.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby megaTTTron » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:is it 1l again for transfers? it can't be as hard to keep a big law offer as it is to receive one.


who has offers? we have summer associate gigs, not offers.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:39 pm

fair, but with these offer rates of close to 100%, I think it's yours to lose.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby megaTTTron » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:fair, but with these offer rates of close to 100%, I think it's yours to lose.


I totally hope so. I just don't want my grades to be the reason I lose it.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:41 pm

yeah i feel the same way (also a t6 transfer)

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby d34d9823 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:02 am

megaTTTron wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:fair, but with these offer rates of close to 100%, I think it's yours to lose.


I totally hope so. I just don't want my grades to be the reason I lose it.

Common sense says that if firms had the mentality that transfers still had to "prove" themselves, they wouldn't summer them in the first place.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby megaTTTron » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:09 am

d34dluk3 wrote:
megaTTTron wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:fair, but with these offer rates of close to 100%, I think it's yours to lose.


I totally hope so. I just don't want my grades to be the reason I lose it.

Common sense says that if firms had the mentality that transfers still had to "prove" themselves, they wouldn't summer them in the first place.


Common sense also says that anyone with an ivysaur avatar is a straight-up badass. Let's hope, for both our sakes, common sense prevails.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby RVP11 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:21 am

G. T. L. Rev. wrote:
d34dluk3 wrote:OTOH, doesn't seem that likely that top 5% types will suddenly lose their edge in 2L.

Yeah, in my experience, they really don't. The people who were at the top of my class at the start of 2L were mostly there at the end of 3L, at least as far as I could tell. The lone exception might be the person who becomes EIC of the LR, and thus loses his/her life and study time in the process.


But there are also a lot of top 10%, top 25%, etc. folks at V10s. They might even outnumber the top 5% people at some V10s.

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby 20160810 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:59 am

RVP11 wrote:
G. T. L. Rev. wrote:
d34dluk3 wrote:OTOH, doesn't seem that likely that top 5% types will suddenly lose their edge in 2L.

Yeah, in my experience, they really don't. The people who were at the top of my class at the start of 2L were mostly there at the end of 3L, at least as far as I could tell. The lone exception might be the person who becomes EIC of the LR, and thus loses his/her life and study time in the process.


But there are also a lot of top 10%, top 25%, etc. folks at V10s. They might even outnumber the top 5% people at some V10s.

If you think about it, the top-25% people necessarily outnumber the top-5% people at ANY firm... :mrgreen:

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Re: V10 firms and 2L grades

Postby d34d9823 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:26 am

SBL wrote:
RVP11 wrote:But there are also a lot of top 10%, top 25%, etc. folks at V10s. They might even outnumber the top 5% people at some V10s.

If you think about it, the top-25% people necessarily outnumber the top-5% people at ANY firm... :mrgreen:

You sneaky bastard.




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