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The Firm Ding Bar

Postby IAFG » Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:00 am

Got rejected by a firm and feeling bitter and whiny? Here's a place to share with the group exactly why you didn't want that firm's $160k/year anyway, along with any reasons why they were stupid to take that mouth-breathing weirdo gunner over you.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Holly Golightly » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:35 pm

How has this not picked up yet?

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Flanker1067 » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:37 pm

Probably because those of us with a lot of dings are too busy trying to find something.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby California Babe » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:39 pm

Flanker1067 wrote:Probably because those of us with a lot of dings are too busy trying to find something.


Or posting in other similar threads.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby IAFG » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:45 pm

California Babe wrote:
Flanker1067 wrote:Probably because those of us with a lot of dings are too busy trying to find something.


Or posting in other similar threads.

That's completely different. This isn't for collecting information, this is for whining.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby starchinkilt » Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:28 pm

I don't want to work for a firm whose partner doesn't even remember working on the first fucking case (and most recent) listed on her firm bio.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 26, 2011 6:52 pm

14 rejections so far, can anyone beat that?

Those firms are poop though; who really wants to work for Cravath, S&C, DPW, Wachtell, etc. anyway?...

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 26, 2011 6:57 pm

Who wants to work at a firm whose associates are mostly overgrown frat boys? Yeah, I'm talking about you Weil...

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:05 pm

Alliteration always annoys Anonymous Poster. Avoided your avarice with alacrity, Baker Botts.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby bjsesq » Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:08 pm

You are better than me, Jenner. You know it. Fuck you anyway. I don't care how progressive you are, I don't care about Lawrence v. Texas, and I don't care about your lit department. See, this is how shit goes:

No Kirkland? Go to Sidley!
No Sidley? Go to Mayer!
No Mayer? Go to Winston!
No Winston? Go to Howrey!
Wait, what's that you say? Howrey's defunct? Go there anyway. BETTER THAN JENNER.

Signed,
My pasty white ass.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Grizz » Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Who wants to work at a firm whose associates are mostly overgrown frat boys? Yeah, I'm talking about you Weil...

*applies at Weil*

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 27, 2011 11:43 am

Dear Lower V100 Firm That Rejected Me Within 48 Hours,

You probably noticed that my enthusiasm for your firm was a little strained. Or maybe you didn't notice, because everyone's enthusiasm must have seemed short of sincere. Your major practice strengths have to the the most boring shitwork anyone in biglaw is doing. Seriously. While you were describing for me what you work on, I felt sorry for you. Really? That's what you do? All day, every day? I can't believe you haven't quit or killed yourself yet. If the law thing doesn't work out, I think you might have a future in accounting or patent examining.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby YourCaptain » Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:05 pm

Grizz wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Who wants to work at a firm whose associates are mostly overgrown frat boys? Yeah, I'm talking about you Weil...

*applies at Weil*


I was going to say...who doesn't want to work there?

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:12 pm

I'm an OOS student now in California, and almost all of my 9 rejections are from firms indigenous to and well-regarded in California. I've got/done a few callbacks with 2 California-based national firms and 2 smaller regional shops, but I otherwise just couldn't get traction with the big California firms.

I've been fortunate enough to land callbacks elsewhere, though, including at 5 V20s. So I can't be too unhappy. But still it stings.

So, a hearty fuck you forever to Gibson Dunn, Wilson Sonsini, OMM, Orrick, Pillsbury and Sheppard Mullin. Also to MoFo mothership, which wouldn't even grant me a pre-select OCI. And why not throw Latham in the fuck-off mix while I'm at it?

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby MC Southstar » Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm an OOS student now in California, and almost all of my 9 rejections are from firms indigenous to and well-regarded in California. I've got/done a few callbacks with 2 California-based national firms and 2 smaller regional shops, but I otherwise just couldn't get traction with the big California firms.

I've been fortunate enough to land callbacks elsewhere, though, including at 5 V20s. So I can't be too unhappy. But still it stings.

So, a hearty fuck you forever to Gibson Dunn, Wilson Sonsini, OMM, Orrick, Pillsbury and Sheppard Mullin. Also to MoFo mothership, which wouldn't even grant me a pre-select OCI. And why not throw Latham in the fuck-off mix while I'm at it?


I shall generally echo this one, though I have no CA connections.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Grizz » Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:50 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm an OOS student now in California, and almost all of my 9 rejections are from firms indigenous to and well-regarded in California. I've got/done a few callbacks with 2 California-based national firms and 2 smaller regional shops, but I otherwise just couldn't get traction with the big California firms.

I've been fortunate enough to land callbacks elsewhere, though, including at 5 V20s. So I can't be too unhappy. But still it stings.

Prection: this thread will be filled with humblebrag.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby IAFG » Sat Aug 27, 2011 1:01 pm

Grizz wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I'm an OOS student now in California, and almost all of my 9 rejections are from firms indigenous to and well-regarded in California. I've got/done a few callbacks with 2 California-based national firms and 2 smaller regional shops, but I otherwise just couldn't get traction with the big California firms.

I've been fortunate enough to land callbacks elsewhere, though, including at 5 V20s. So I can't be too unhappy. But still it stings.

Prection: this thread will be filled with humblebrag.

Goddamnit.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Holly Golightly » Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:43 pm

I DIDN'T WANT TO DO CLASS ACTION DEFENSE ANYWAY, YOU GOD DAMN ASSHOLES.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby DallasCowboy » Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:55 pm

struck out in home state

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby bjsesq » Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:07 pm

Dinged after callback by the firm that loves vets. Fuck's sake.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:09 pm

I had such a terrible time at my CB with you, my only wish was that I could have withdrawn my application before you could ding me, so you would have known how terrible a time I really had.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:19 pm

Dear crappy regional firm that rejected me: your associates are all from TTT's, your specializations are glorified shitlaw and you pay below market. Please kiss my T10 ass <3.

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Dear crappy regional firm that rejected me: your associates are all from TTT's, your specializations are glorified shitlaw and you pay below market. Please kiss my T10 ass <3.


I'm the poster above you -- sounds like we interviewed at the same firm LOL

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Re: The Firm Ding Bar

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:35 pm

Dear Skadden,

Thank you for saving me from a life of sweatshop work.

Sincerely,

Your post CB ding




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