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Attire Question

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:51 pm

I landed a V100 interview through mass mailing and then contacted an alum at the firm. He invited me to come to the firm to talk to him a week before the interview. The firm said it is business casual when it comes to attire, but still expects people coming in for an interview to wear suits. Should I wear a suit for the visit too? That's what I'm leaning towards. Never know who I'm going to meet while I'm there.

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Re: Attire Question

Postby Stanford4Me » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:54 pm

Suit. Yes.

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Re: Attire Question

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:56 pm

Stanford4Me wrote:Suit. Yes.

+1. Though biz casual may be appropriate, a suit is never wrong.

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Re: Attire Question

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:57 pm

Thanks, suit it is.

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Re: Attire Question

Postby vb007 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:48 pm

I would probably wear business casual for an informational interview. No need to be overly formal for an informal meeting.

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Re: Attire Question

Postby Heartford » Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:50 pm

You will never look out of place because you're wearing a suit inside a law firm.

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Re: Attire Question

Postby blerg » Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:51 pm

vb007 wrote:I would probably wear business casual for an informational interview. No need to be overly formal for an informal meeting.


The last thing you want to be wearing is khakis when that partner happens to be wearing cufflinks.

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Re: Attire Question

Postby Renzo » Wed Jul 20, 2011 6:36 pm

Heartford wrote:You will never look out of place because you're wearing a suit inside a law firm.


This.

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Re: Attire Question

Postby Other25BeforeYou » Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:21 pm

Heartford wrote:You will never look out of place because you're wearing a suit inside a law firm.

Amen. The firm at which I'm an SA is technically business casual. However, I wear a suit every day. And it's not weird, because most of the partners and the entire litigation department do too. You can't go wrong in a suit.




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