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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:52 am

GDC LA sent a box of various cookies & popcorn & candy post offer.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:07 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:kirkland's post offer brownies were the greatest gift of all time
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Anonymous User wrote:OP here.

Upon acceptance of offer, firm asked me to select a charity of my choice, local or national, for a $50 donation. Came in the form of a prepaid code at an online charity site that directs funds to numerous charities. Again, this was completely unexpected and came after I accepted the offer as a "we're delighted you'll be joining us for the summer of 2012" message. Beyond classy to give a gift at that point, and to have that particular type of gift... it's honestly just sort of staggering because it means a lot to me on several different levels. It wasn't swag, it was a gift that communicated a message of welcoming that I could not appreciate more. Not naming firm at the moment, partially because I want it to be a surprise for others as well. :- )


Congrats on Perkins Coie! :)


Do you mind sharing which Perkins office this is?


I'd imagine all their offices will give the same gift.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Kasowitz Benson - basket of personalized, legal-themed cookies.


what is a legal-themed cookie. cookies in the shape of.... the scales of justice? gavels? sad faces?

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:37 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Skadden said we'd be getting something shortly, as they sent a "congratulations" email and asked for clothing sizes. (I suspect a jacket).


I would love a firm jacket. But it probably wouldn't get much use since I'd never wear it around anyone from law school (unless I want to wind up on ATL).

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:50 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Skadden said we'd be getting something shortly, as they sent a "congratulations" email and asked for clothing sizes. (I suspect a jacket).


I would love a firm jacket. But it probably wouldn't get much use since I'd never wear it around anyone from law school (unless I want to wind up on ATL).


Skadden also gives out an hour-glass queued to 12,000 hours. When it runs out it there is a big blinking exit options decal :).

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:54 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Skadden said we'd be getting something shortly, as they sent a "congratulations" email and asked for clothing sizes. (I suspect a jacket).


I would love a firm jacket. But it probably wouldn't get much use since I'd never wear it around anyone from law school (unless I want to wind up on ATL).


Haha, yeah, I thought about that. If it actually has a firm logo on it (and I imagine it will), I think it will be relegated to weekend use. I'd feel like an ass, otherwise.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:54 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Skadden said we'd be getting something shortly, as they sent a "congratulations" email and asked for clothing sizes. (I suspect a jacket).


I would love a firm jacket. But it probably wouldn't get much use since I'd never wear it around anyone from law school (unless I want to wind up on ATL).


Skadden also gives out an hour-glass queued to 12,000 hours. When it runs out it there is a big blinking exit options decal :).


meh. don't be a hater.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby monkey85 » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Skadden said we'd be getting something shortly, as they sent a "congratulations" email and asked for clothing sizes. (I suspect a jacket).


Sounds fun, but I would prefer a one-size-fits all gift >>> gimme that Firm Snuggie already!

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:04 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Skadden said we'd be getting something shortly, as they sent a "congratulations" email and asked for clothing sizes. (I suspect a jacket).


I would love a firm jacket. But it probably wouldn't get much use since I'd never wear it around anyone from law school (unless I want to wind up on ATL).


Haha, yeah, I thought about that. If it actually has a firm logo on it (and I imagine it will), I think it will be relegated to weekend use. I'd feel like an ass, otherwise.

I'm imagining a bright red letter jacket with a big S on the chest. "Oh yeah, I lettered in doc review, no big deal."

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:12 pm

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Do you mind sharing which Perkins office this is?


I'd imagine all their offices will give the same gift.


Oh right but I've just been waiting to hear back from Perkins for a while (I'm on a wait-list -- the office I'm waiting for already extended both offers and I'm put on hold in case someone declines). Do you mind just sharing which state?

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:13 pm

Skadden LA gave out post-offer pacemakers.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:14 pm

OP...

To Perkins Inquiry: Not your office.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP...

To Perkins Inquiry: Not your office.


AHHH thank you. How did you know for sure?! haha.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:20 pm

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To Perkins Inquiry: Not your office.


AHHH thank you. How did you know for sure?! haha.


Assuming you are waiting for SF. Just a hunch b/c you also bumped the SF thread a bunch of times.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Helmholtz » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Skadden LA gave out post-offer pacemakers.


:lol:

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:34 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Skadden said we'd be getting something shortly, as they sent a "congratulations" email and asked for clothing sizes. (I suspect a jacket).


I can verify. I received this e-mail as well.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:00 pm

Anonymous User wrote:List of Post-Offer Gifts I Know of:
Sullivan & Cromwell - Cookies
Arnold & Porter - Umbrella
Kirkland & Ellis - MARKET-SHATTERING B...rownies
Cravath - Nothing

List of Post-Acceptance Gifts (from the thread):
Perkins Coie - Donation to a charity
Debevoise - iPods


GDC NY also sends cookies after offers.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Kasowitz Benson - basket of personalized, legal-themed cookies.


what is a legal-themed cookie. cookies in the shape of.... the scales of justice? gavels? sad faces?


Scales of justice. Gavel. Legal Pad. Guy in a suit. $200K student loan bill. Ya know, the usual.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:List of Post-Offer Gifts I Know of:
Sullivan & Cromwell - Cookies
Arnold & Porter - Umbrella
Kirkland & Ellis - MARKET-SHATTERING B...rownies
Cravath - Nothing
Cadwalader - Laptop Case
Debevoise - Travel Mug-like thing

List of Post-Acceptance Gifts (from the thread):
Perkins Coie - Donation to a charity
Debevoise - iPods

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:27 pm

Bosque wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:List of Post-Offer Gifts I Know of:
Sullivan & Cromwell - Cookies
Arnold & Porter - Umbrella
Kirkland & Ellis - MARKET-SHATTERING B...rownies
Cravath - Nothing

List of Post-Acceptance Gifts (from the thread):
Perkins Coie - Donation to a charity
Debevoise - iPods


iPods? Seriously?


Gotta know the model before I get jealous. If they are just damn shuffles, that is a booby prize. I'd rather have the cookies.

it's a shuffle

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:it's a shuffle


Personalized/Firm logo anywhere?

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:List of Post-Offer Gifts I Know of:
Sullivan & Cromwell - Cookies
Arnold & Porter - Umbrella
Kirkland & Ellis - MARKET-SHATTERING B...rownies
Cravath - Nothing
Cadwalader - Laptop Case
Debevoise - Travel Mug-like thing

List of Post-Acceptance Gifts (from the thread):
Perkins Coie - Donation to a charity
Debevoise - iPods


Debevoise also gave giftcards post-offer but pre-acceptance. Never knew that they were so generous.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:35 pm

green with envy re: ipods. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:51 pm

McDermott gave a blanket and Camelback water bottle.

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Re: Acceptance Gift?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:52 pm

I got sent a bottle of Pinor Noir after offer.




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