Cravath or W&C?

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Cravath or W&C?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:14 am

For litigation, obviously. Remove hours worked and how nice the partners are rumored to be from the equation.

Thoughts?

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Re: Cravath or W&C?

Postby YourCaptain » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:21 am

If you're absolutely certain about litigation, then I would take W&C and would not think twice. Cravath's litigation dept is excellent but W&C is devoted to lit and has more unique opportunities. FYI, if this was Munger v. Cravath I would say Munger.

Cravath is superb but if you're very devoted to one particular practice then other firms are simply better.

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Re: Cravath or W&C?

Postby Renzo » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:36 am

Assuming you mean Williams & Connolly, it's a wash. They are both tremendous litigation shops, but they do very different kinds of work. If you can decide if you are more interested in securities/corporate governance litigation or regulatory/white collar/gov't investigations litigation, that should inform your choice.

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Re: Cravath or W&C?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:24 pm

Renzo wrote:Assuming you mean Williams & Connolly, it's a wash. They are both tremendous litigation shops, but they do very different kinds of work. If you can decide if you are more interested in securities/corporate governance litigation or regulatory/white collar/gov't investigations litigation, that should inform your choice.


OP here. Agreed on practice areas informing choice. But as your response alludes to, it can be difficult to know your specific interests after 1L.

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Re: Cravath or W&C?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:00 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Renzo wrote:Assuming you mean Williams & Connolly, it's a wash. They are both tremendous litigation shops, but they do very different kinds of work. If you can decide if you are more interested in securities/corporate governance litigation or regulatory/white collar/gov't investigations litigation, that should inform your choice.


OP here. Agreed on practice areas informing choice. But as your response alludes to, it can be difficult to know your specific interests after 1L.


do you have an offer from W&C?

if so could you please tell me when your callback/offer was?

thanks

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Re: Cravath or W&C?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 12:57 pm

Still interested in thoughts on this.

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Re: Cravath or W&C?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Still interested in thoughts on this.


do you have an offer from W&C or are you speculating if you are given the opportunity?




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