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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:18 pm

32 -- Philly, NYC, Boston, and a couple secondary markets as well.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:50 pm

21, I think I got every firm I hoped to definitely get except one.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby PennBull » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:16 pm

I got 30, but only 8 of my top 11.

I'd be willing to trade 2 or 3 of my interviews for one of my top 11 that I missed--Arent Fox NY, Latham NY, and DLA Piper NY. PM me if you'd like to try and make a deal!

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:23 pm

PennBull wrote:I got 30, but only 8 of my top 11.

I'd be willing to trade 2 or 3 of my interviews for one of my top 11 that I missed--Arent Fox NY, Latham NY, and DLA Piper NY. PM me if you'd like to try and make a deal!


Did not bid on any of those or I would trade with you. 30 is pretty good! I wonder if there are more spots in aggregate this year.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:24 pm

I don't think we trade until after waitlist. But I'd love that CIA one.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:35 pm

25 interviews, with 18 of my top 20. Basically all NY.

Pretty happy overall, although surprised that both firms I missed out of the top 20 went so quickly

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby PennBull » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:41 pm

r6_philly wrote:
PennBull wrote:I got 30, but only 8 of my top 11.

I'd be willing to trade 2 or 3 of my interviews for one of my top 11 that I missed--Arent Fox NY, Latham NY, and DLA Piper NY. PM me if you'd like to try and make a deal!


Did not bid on any of those or I would trade with you. 30 is pretty good! I wonder if there are more spots in aggregate this year.


Math works! I just bid the few that were particularly interesting to me, and then bid based on interview size/estimated popularity. There's no real difference to me between X and Y firms for the most part as long as they pay market salary haha.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby dpk711 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:45 pm

24 total, 17 of my top 20.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:48 pm

wait, we can trade? are y'all being serious?

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby drd » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:57 pm

What firms were people getting above 20? I guess would be helpful for next year's class. I got 18 out of top 20, but only 2 above 20 (Cadwalader and Dechert)

And yes I believe trading is OK

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby dpk711 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:00 pm

The firms I got out of the top 20 were Patterson, Stroock, Hughes Hubbard, Cravath, Quinn Emanuel and DPW (all NY offices).

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:39 pm

Patterson, Cahill, Latham, Fitzpatrick, Millbank.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:42 pm

dabomb75 wrote:25 interviews, with 18 of my top 20. Basically all NY.

Pretty happy overall, although surprised that both firms I missed out of the top 20 went so quickly


I didn't expect to not get Kirkland and Skadden with top 10.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby PennBull » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:21 pm

r6_philly wrote:Patterson, Cahill, Latham, Fitzpatrick, Millbank.


What office for Latham?

I have heard folks say that you couldn't get Skadden 5th.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:31 pm

PennBull wrote:
r6_philly wrote:Patterson, Cahill, Latham, Fitzpatrick, Millbank.


What office for Latham?

I have heard folks say that you couldn't get Skadden 5th.


I had Skadden 5th. Latham LA.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby PennBull » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:33 pm

r6_philly wrote:
PennBull wrote:
r6_philly wrote:Patterson, Cahill, Latham, Fitzpatrick, Millbank.


What office for Latham?

I have heard folks say that you couldn't get Skadden 5th.


I had Skadden 5th. Latham LA.


That's 3 people I know who didn't get them 5th haha crazy. I put them foist.

Wow @ Latham. Only 8 slots, and after 20? Not bad not bad.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:40 pm

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That's 3 people I know who didn't get them 5th haha crazy. I put them foist.

Wow @ Latham. Only 8 slots, and after 20? Not bad not bad.


High demand apparently! I couldn't put them beyond the first four. Although if people are getting Cravath after 20 then I should have at least moved it down behind Skadden.

CA firms were easy to get it seems.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:46 pm

r6_philly wrote:
dabomb75 wrote:25 interviews, with 18 of my top 20. Basically all NY.

Pretty happy overall, although surprised that both firms I missed out of the top 20 went so quickly


I didn't expect to not get Kirkland and Skadden with top 10.


Same with Skadden although apparently I stood absolutely no chance bidding them in my top 15

Also missed Sidley even though I bid them top 10



drd wrote:What firms were people getting above 20? I guess would be helpful for next year's class. I got 18 out of top 20, but only 2 above 20 (Cadwalader and Dechert)

And yes I believe trading is OK


Clifford Chance, Cahill, DPW, Cadwalader, Wachtell, Sutherland, and Duane Morris
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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby PennBull » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:48 pm

dabomb75 wrote:
r6_philly wrote:
dabomb75 wrote:25 interviews, with 18 of my top 20. Basically all NY.

Pretty happy overall, although surprised that both firms I missed out of the top 20 went so quickly


I didn't expect to not get Kirkland and Skadden with top 10.


Same with Skadden although apparently I stood absolutely no chance bidding them in my top 15

Also missed Sidley even though I bid them top 10


I got Sidley at #9. Near miss, friend!

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:55 pm

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dabomb75 wrote:
r6_philly wrote:
dabomb75 wrote:25 interviews, with 18 of my top 20. Basically all NY.

Pretty happy overall, although surprised that both firms I missed out of the top 20 went so quickly


I didn't expect to not get Kirkland and Skadden with top 10.


Same with Skadden although apparently I stood absolutely no chance bidding them in my top 15

Also missed Sidley even though I bid them top 10


I got Sidley at #9. Near miss, friend!


Damn, so close.

Does anyone know how this waitlist works? I don't really get why anybody would be dropping firms between now and the end of the drop period (other than those who got offers from their 1L firms and decide to skip OCI, or public interesty types who decide to bail on OCI). Also, if for example I had Sidley at #10 and someone else had it at #11, does that mean I get priority on the waitlist?

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby r6_philly » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:01 am

dabomb75 wrote:Damn, so close.

Does anyone know how this waitlist works? I don't really get why anybody would be dropping firms between now and the end of the drop period (other than those who got offers from their 1L firms and decide to skip OCI, or public interesty types who decide to bail on OCI). Also, if for example I had Sidley at #10 and someone else had it at #11, does that mean I get priority on the waitlist?


Is everyone actually ready to do 25-30 interviews? Maybe people pick and choose what they want. There already some empty spots on the schedules I am on, so I assume some people already canceled.

Also firms may add spots if there is a high demand?

I don't think most 1L SA would get an offer before the schedule is final.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby PennBull » Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:06 am

r6_philly wrote:
dabomb75 wrote:Damn, so close.

Does anyone know how this waitlist works? I don't really get why anybody would be dropping firms between now and the end of the drop period (other than those who got offers from their 1L firms and decide to skip OCI, or public interesty types who decide to bail on OCI). Also, if for example I had Sidley at #10 and someone else had it at #11, does that mean I get priority on the waitlist?


Is everyone actually ready to do 25-30 interviews? Maybe people pick and choose what they want. There already some empty spots on the schedules I am on, so I assume some people already canceled.

Also firms may add spots if there is a high demand?

I don't think most 1L SA would get an offer before the schedule is final.


I'm definitely not doing all of mine, but there's no way I'm canceling any of them until I have an opportunity to trade some and do some 2-for-1 or 3-for-1 deals.

If anyone wants to know what I got after 20, PM me.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:44 am

Seeking Saul Ewing Philly and Schnader Philly, along with Katten Muchin, Fried Frank, Linklaters, Shearman & Sterling, Proskauer, Ropes & Gray, and Willkie Farr (all NYC). If anyone has these firms and would potentially be willing to trade, respond by quoting this post in this thread and I will PM you for more details.

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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby PennBull » Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:48 am

Anonymous User wrote:Seeking Saul Ewing Philly and Schnader Philly, along with Katten Muchin, Fried Frank, Linklaters, Shearman & Sterling, Proskauer, Ropes & Gray, and Willkie Farr (all NYC). If anyone has these firms and would potentially be willing to trade, respond by quoting this post in this thread and I will PM you for more details.


I have Fried Frank and Willkie. I like them but I'm willing to trade.
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Re: 2012 Penn OCI Thread

Postby dpk711 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:00 am

Seeking Linklaters and GDC. Anyone willing to trade can PM me.




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