#1 Gig in Miami?

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#1 Gig

Greenberg Traurig
22
22%
Boies Schiller
37
37%
Weil Gotshal
15
15%
Podhurst Orseck
3
3%
Colson Hicks
2
2%
H&K
5
5%
White & Case
15
15%
 
Total votes: 99

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#1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:55 pm

My friends were having an argument over drinks about this. I was wondering if you could settle it.

What do you guys think the #1 gig in Miami is for a graduating law student?

(Part of the bet is that I can't reveal our respective choices, but I will at the end...)

Thanks!
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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:06 pm

Greenberg

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby IAFG » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:08 pm

Trophy wife to billionaire.

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Greenberg


Boies? Podhurst? Colson?

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Cavalier » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:21 pm

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:22 pm

Cavalier wrote:Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida.


This isn't possible straight out of law school. They don't take graduates.

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:23 pm

IAFG wrote:Trophy wife to billionaire.


OP here. Touche, but I was hoping for legal related jobs. :-)

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:25 pm

weil has a miami office right?

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:weil has a miami office right?


So, I'll edit the thread and make a poll w/ the suggestions so far:

GT
Boies Schiller
Podhurst
Colson Hicks
Weil

Anyone else?

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby IAFG » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
IAFG wrote:Trophy wife to billionaire.


OP here. Touche, but I was hoping for legal related jobs. :-)

That'll teach you to appropriately narrow your scope.

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby vincanity1 » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:33 pm

Tag

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Cavalier » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:34 pm

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:34 pm

OK, last call? No more entries for the poll?

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:35 pm

Cavalier wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Cavalier wrote:Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida.

This isn't possible straight out of law school. They don't take graduates.

There are occasionally entry level AUSA positions, I believe. Presumably in less desirable districts than S.D. Fla., but still.


Ok, but since the thread is Miami specific, that is a nice but irrelevant fact. :-)

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby D-hops » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:37 pm

Cavalier wrote:Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida.


I would fear death from Columbian drug cartel. Might want to take that into account.

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:39 pm

vincanity1 wrote:Tag


whoa i vaguely recognize the characters in your avatar. What was the name of that show???

Sorry this is completely irrelevant to the thread. Also sorry for using the anon for my weil suggestion above.

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby tfer2222 » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:39 pm

^^^ woops i did it again.

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:40 pm

Polls Up. Vote away. Add suggestions if you'd like :-)

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:41 pm

what about H&K? or White and Case?

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:43 pm

Starting Salary:

GT ????????
Boies 174K plus MEGA bonus
Weil 160K plus bonus
Podhurst ????????
Colson ????????
H&K 125K plus bonus
White & Case 135K plus bonus


Boies is the clear winner in salary.
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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby vincanity1 » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
vincanity1 wrote:Tag


whoa i vaguely recognize the characters in your avatar. What was the name of that show???

Sorry this is completely irrelevant to the thread. Also sorry for using the anon for my weil suggestion above.


Reboot :). I made it my avatar for moments like this

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:56 pm

6 votes is kind of pathetic. C'mon people! Both our opinions are up in the poll. Settle this for us!

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby tfer2222 » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:6 votes is kind of pathetic. C'mon people! Both our opinions are up in the poll. Settle this for us!


Isn't market in Miami 130? Do any of them start at 160? Not that pay is the deciding factor, but it's a consideration.

Edit: Sorry just saw above post about pay. Fail. Should start reading threads before posting.

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:03 pm

tfer2222 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:6 votes is kind of pathetic. C'mon people! Both our opinions are up in the poll. Settle this for us!


Isn't market in Miami 130? Do any of them start at 160? Not that pay is the deciding factor, but it's a consideration.

Edit: Sorry just saw above post about pay. Fail. Should start reading threads before posting.


np

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Re: #1 Gig in Miami?

Postby tfer2222 » Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:06 pm

I think the answer has to incorporate what this said law student wants to do. If they want to stay in florida long term i think the florida-based firms like GT are probably the best route. However if they want to do NY work or go elsewhere eventually, then a firm like weil or boies makes more sense.




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