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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:05 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:for WSGR, I'm assuming no one heard back for their DC office? ties to dc but said i wanted dc or ca office, now I feel like an idiot. hope to hear some news.

Nope. Interviewer said within a week. Today is one week.


This is the poster with CB in Palo Alto... I got a call last Wednesday from the interviewer (initials MF) saying that the Hiring Committee had met that afternoon to decide on callbacks. So, I have no way of knowing this for sure, but I sort of assume that they decided on all offices at the same time. Sorry...


Odd. I received an email yesterday from their national recruiter asking for my unofficial transcript. Wonder why if they had made all their decisions?

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:08 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:for WSGR, I'm assuming no one heard back for their DC office? ties to dc but said i wanted dc or ca office, now I feel like an idiot. hope to hear some news.

Nope. Interviewer said within a week. Today is one week.


This is the poster with CB in Palo Alto... I got a call last Wednesday from the interviewer (initials MF) saying that the Hiring Committee had met that afternoon to decide on callbacks. So, I have no way of knowing this for sure, but I sort of assume that they decided on all offices at the same time. Sorry...


Odd. I received an email yesterday from their national recruiter asking for my unofficial transcript. Wonder why if they had made all their decisions?


Quoted anon here, and they may very well not have! I can't think of a reason why they would have asked for your transcript if they had already made their decision. Maybe they do decisions in waves or something, who knows. Or maybe they do it office-by-office, and D.C. takes longer since it's a smaller office. All we can really do is speculate and keep the faith, I guess.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 23, 2011 2:27 pm

Someone who was in the hotel during the earthquake has to post what happened, I didn't have anything today but am SO curious . . . I probably would have started screaming in the middle of my interview and immediately been dinged for cowardice.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:41 pm

just send the damn ding already...

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:just send the damn ding already...


no news is good news.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 23, 2011 6:51 pm

Kaye Scholer NY email ding.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 23, 2011 6:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Kaye Scholer NY email ding.


Same here.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:35 am

Anyone hear from McKenna?

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:37 am

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Anonymous User wrote:McKenna CB on Friday; Bingham email ding.


Which McKenna schedule, litigation or gov't contracts (if you're willing to say)? Probably no difference, but just curious.


gov't contracts.


To answer the above question, this was from a few days ago.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:36 pm

CB Fox Rothschild from Philly Regional

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:15 pm

Ropes & Gray CB

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:CB Fox Rothschild from Philly Regional


Same.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:48 pm

Any movement from Kaye Scholer DC? Supposedly they were planning on getting back to us about a week after the interviews.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:11 pm

Ding today from McKenna (Gov Contracts) via snail mail.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:14 pm

CB Drinker Biddle from Philly Regional

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby KamaalTheAbstract » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:CB Drinker Biddle from Philly Regional


Be sure to tell them about how good their apprenticeship model or whatever they're calling is. I didn't even know it existed until after my callback last year. Weird people over there though. And a stupid first year program where they end up paying you like 105k during the first year.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:35 pm

When do we start assuming dings from last Tuesday and Wednesday's interviews? No news so far on TLS re: callbacks from so many of those early firms. I am still waiting to hear from seven of them. Assume ding, or are some DC firms just really slow?

I have trouble with accepting that they are just slow since my callbacks so far have come very quickly on the heels of my interviews.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:38 pm

I've heard from 1 of 9 firms so far. That was a ding.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Be sure to tell them about how good their apprenticeship model or whatever they're calling is.


Yup, made sure to talk about that during the initial screener.

KamaalTheAbstract wrote: And a stupid first year program where they end up paying you like 105k during the first year.


This sounds weird. Anymore info on that? Definitely sounds like a dealbreaker.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby KamaalTheAbstract » Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:29 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Be sure to tell them about how good their apprenticeship model or whatever they're calling is.


Yup, made sure to talk about that during the initial screener.

KamaalTheAbstract wrote: And a stupid first year program where they end up paying you like 105k during the first year.


This sounds weird. Anymore info on that? Definitely sounds like a dealbreaker.


Something along the lines that they tout you have reduced billing requirements so you can take in your surroundings or some shit. But it also means you get paid less. I forget exactly what it is. Google search it and I'm sure something will come up. It definitely was a dealbreaker. I don't really trust firms that moved away from their traditional models during the recession in general.

Here it is

Salary of $130,000 to $145,000 firmwide; salary of $105,000 during first-year associate training program.

Kind of weird wording so I don't know what it comes out to. Just know its less than what you expected.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:22 pm

Dinged by Crowell via e-mail.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:12 am

Anyone hear from Reed Smith from last Tuesday yet?

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:13 am

Wondering if Vinson & Elkins made callbacks yet.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:57 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from Reed Smith from last Tuesday yet?


No word from Reed Smith. Also nothing from Cooley (also Tuesday) or Baker Botts, Paul Hastings DC, Winston & Strawn, McKenna Long (all Wednesday).

Guessing ding letters are in the mail for all, but who knows.

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Re: 2011 GW OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:55 pm

Anyone hear from more NY regional firms: Milbank Tweed, A&O, Seward Kissel?

I know a previous poster already heard from Linklaters.




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