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Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:02 pm

Aware me on whether or not this is allowed.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby duckmoney » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:05 pm

I would think if the firm has a policy prohibiting it that you've been actually or constructively made aware of, then don't do it, otherwise it's fair game.

I can't possibly see how it could lead to good results though, given that you'll likely be working closely that person for the next 2+ years. Just sounds awkward and unnecessary.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Cavalier » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:07 pm

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:11 pm

Don't shit where you eat.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:19 pm

Even worse than teh lawcest. In school, there is a chance that you will work at the same firm at graduation. As a summer associate, there is a very good chance that you will work at the same firm at graduation.

To quote another poster on TLS: there are only two outcomes: either you get married, or it will end horribly.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby nealric » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:22 pm

Worked for Obama.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:31 pm

People are going to say no, but I say go for it. Make sure you're clear about where it's going though so she doesn't think you actually want to date her.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Shaggier1 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:40 pm

Worked for Obama.


Nice.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:46 pm

Nah, just too much chance of it turning out badly. If it turns out badly (as it often does), you leave that person with a loaded gun to torpedo you in a way no outsider can. Bang summers from other firms. They will be easy to find in a big city over the summer.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Bobby Jones » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:People are going to say no, but I say go for it. Make sure you're clear about where it's going though so she doesn't think you actually want to date her.


Lol, exactly. This ALWAYS works.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby thesealocust » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:49 pm

Hooking up with summers is amateur hour. Don't even post unless you step your game up to associates, and know that summers in classes before you have hooked up with - and even wound up dating / marrying - partners. Go big or go home.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Blindmelon » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Don't shit where you eat.


+1. Make your friends at other firms introduce you to those summer associates.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Old Gregg » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:19 pm

Back when I was a summer, I hooked up with over 50% of the summer class. Granted, over half of the summer class was male, but you can't be picky ITE.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby 071816 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:24 pm

Aware you??

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby HETPE3B » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:30 pm

nealric wrote:Worked for Obama.

Pretty sure she was a full time associate at the time. Even better.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby turbotong » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:40 pm

Have some self respect. Don't hit on other summers. Go for partners only.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby turbotong » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:41 pm

Lol Kidding!

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby dreakol » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:43 pm

you have nothing to worry about

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:46 pm

chimp wrote:Aware you??


Thank you. This is just terrible. And also not funny enough to convince me that it's a joke.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby thesealocust » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:48 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:
chimp wrote:Aware you??


Thank you. This is just terrible. And also not funny enough to convince me that it's a joke.


It's a long-standing joke / meme. You don't have to like it, but it has deep roots.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Old Gregg » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:51 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:
chimp wrote:Aware you??


Thank you. This is just terrible. And also not funny enough to convince me that it's a joke.


This coming from the guy who hooked up with one of his ship-mates. I get that she was a prostitute, but geez man have some standards.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:00 pm

My interwebs noob status has been out on display for everyone to see. I will say good day now.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby romothesavior » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:01 pm

I plan to.

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby Grizz » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:20 pm

I don't plan to. I don't need any wimminz to distract me from the brilliant memos I'm gonna write brah

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Re: Hooking up with other summer associates

Postby patrickd139 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:32 pm

Grizz wrote:I don't plan to. I don't need any wimminz to distract me from the brilliant memos I'm gonna write brah

No one actually reads those past the point of "Can s/he write one? Ok."

I'm with TSL: get that pansy shit out of here unless you're hooking up with actual associates.




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