My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

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My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:08 pm

This was my only offer so I didn't really have a choice, but my firm was one of the few who had to defer Summer 2011 SAs into 2012. How worried should I be about this summer :shock:

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby ben4847 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:This was my only offer so I didn't really have a choice, but my firm was one of the few who had to defer Summer 2011 SAs into 2012. How worried should I be about this summer :shock:


Well, if they hired you, it is because they expect to be hiring at least some of your class. They're not doing it to have kids around to take to lunch and for the associates to bang.

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby Indifferent » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:15 pm

Is the firm's revenue decreasing? Are partners defecting? It's hard to say when you're merely presented with a single statistic.

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:This was my only offer so I didn't really have a choice, but my firm was one of the few who had to defer Summer 2011 SAs into 2012. How worried should I be about this summer :shock:


Curious, what firm? Wondering if it is mine too.

How did you find out?

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How did you find out?


Its on above the law, old post.

Indifferent wrote:Is the firm's revenue decreasing? Are partners defecting? It's hard to say when you're merely presented with a single statistic.


Where would I find this info? Its a small satellite office of a large firm (v50)

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby Indifferent » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Where would I find this info? Its a small satellite office of a large firm (v50)

I think you have to pay Am Law to get all of the info, I get the info for my firm and others from their daily emails.

ETA: Have you looked at the office's NALP data? Did they no-offer everyone?

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:53 pm

Indifferent wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Where would I find this info? Its a small satellite office of a large firm (v50)

I think you have to pay Am Law to get all of the info, I get the info for my firm and others from their daily emails.

ETA: Have you looked at the office's NALP data? Did they no-offer everyone?


It wasn't no-offers, it was deferrals.. so I think on NALP this just shows up as an offer.

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby 20121109 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Indifferent wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Where would I find this info? Its a small satellite office of a large firm (v50)

I think you have to pay Am Law to get all of the info, I get the info for my firm and others from their daily emails.

ETA: Have you looked at the office's NALP data? Did they no-offer everyone?


It wasn't no-offers, it was deferrals.. so I think on NALP this just shows up as an offer.


If they're just deferring, you're still doing better than a majority of law school students who don't get big law. Either sack it up or trade up come 3L OCI.

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby Indifferent » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Indifferent wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Where would I find this info? Its a small satellite office of a large firm (v50)

I think you have to pay Am Law to get all of the info, I get the info for my firm and others from their daily emails.

ETA: Have you looked at the office's NALP data? Did they no-offer everyone?


It wasn't no-offers, it was deferrals.. so I think on NALP this just shows up as an offer.

Sorry, wasn't paying attention. Deferrals suck and can be an indication that your firm isn't doing well financially, but I'm not sure what you want anyone to say if you've already accepted your offer.

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Re: My firm was one of the few who still deferred SAs in 2011..

Postby de5igual » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:07 pm

I guess at this point, this can serve as motivation for you to work hard this semester to keep up or bring up your GPA for 3LOLCI or a clerkship.




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