Bidlist due tomorrow (updated)

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Bidlist due tomorrow (updated)

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:29 pm

3.72 at Cornell. I am looking for litigation and crossing my fingers for Boston. Final bidlist is due tomorrow. I've run my bidlist by career services, but I'd like to hear any suggestions you all might have.

AUGUST OCI

Monday:

Ropes & Gray LLP
WilmerHale LLP (Boston, MA)
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP (New York, NY)
Davis Polk & Wardwell (New York, NY)
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP (New York, NY)
Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP (New York, NY)
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP (New York, NY)
Latham & Watkins LLP
White & Case LLP (New York, NY)
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (New York, NY)
Morrison & Foerster LLP (New York, NY)
Proskauer Rose LLP (New York, NY)
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton (Washington, DC)
WilmerHale LLP (New York, NY)
Holland & Knight

Tuesday:

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (New York, NY)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (New York, NY)
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Jones Day (New York, NY)
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (New York, NY)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York, NY)
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP (Just in case I don't get it on the other day, I want to be in the running for it)
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (New York, NY)
Clifford Chance US LLP (New York, NY)
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP (New York, NY)
Dechert LLP (New York, NY)
Arnold & Porter LLP (New York, NY)
Arnold & Porter LLP (Washington, DC)
Goodwin Procter LLP (New York, NY)


Wednesday:

Williams & Connolly LLP (Washington, DC)
Shearman & Sterling (New York, NY)
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP (New York, NY)
Baker Hostetler LLP (New York, NY)
Kaye Scholer LLP (New York, NY)
Reed Smith LLP (New York, NY)
Winston & Strawn (New York, NY)
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (New York, NY)
U.S. Navy JAG Corps (Newport, RI)
Sutherland LLP (New York, NY)
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP (New York, NY)
Linklaters (New York, NY)
Bryan Cave LLP
Fox Rothschild LLP

Boston Job Fair:

Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP (Boston, MA)
Goodwin Procter LLP (Boston, MA)
Foley Hoag LLP (Boston, MA)
Bingham McCutchen LLP (Boston, MA)
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP (Boston, MA)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Boston, MA)
Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP (Boston, MA)
Sullivan & Worcester LLP (Boston, MA)
Proskauer Rose LLP (Boston, MA)
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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:38 pm

S&C at #2 is a waste. S&C usually doesn't dip below top 10%. Do you have something like great WE to set you apart?

Also if you want Lit in NYC, no reason not to have Kasowitz.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:55 pm

If you're most interested in Boston, maybe some more Boston offices? Looks like 95% NY.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby transfer2014 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:57 pm

OP

Thanks for the heads up on Kasowitz. I don't know how I missed that.

Also, no really interesting work experience. Is bidding S+C at all a waste?
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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby transfer2014 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:00 pm

OP

It is 95% NYC offices. I'd much prefer boston, but getting an offer is more important to me. Unfortunately most of the Boston offices have single digit classes. I've bid high on the boston offices with larger classes. If I've missed any Boston offices with more than a token summer associate class, please let me know.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:03 pm

transfer2014 wrote:OP

Thanks for the heads up on Kasowitz. I don't know how I missed that.

Also, no really interesting work experience. Is bidding S+C at all a waste?


No it's not a total waste but it's probably the biggest reach you have on your list. I'd switch Skadden + S&C, because both firms have 20 slots and you have a much better shot at Skadden.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby transfer2014 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:05 pm

Well, I clearly fail at anonymous posting. Thanks for the help, will do.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby chasgoose » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:06 pm

transfer2014 wrote:OP

Thanks for the heads up on Kasowitz. I don't know how I missed that.

Also, no really interesting work experience. Is bidding S+C at all a waste?


Less of a waste than bidding Williams and Connolly #1

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:08 pm

chasgoose wrote:
transfer2014 wrote:OP

Thanks for the heads up on Kasowitz. I don't know how I missed that.

Also, no really interesting work experience. Is bidding S+C at all a waste?


Less of a waste than bidding Williams and Connolly #1


Totally missed that. That's a total waste also but tbf, Day 3 selection of firms is not great. Wasting a bid on that day doesn't matter as much.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow

Postby transfer2014 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:13 pm

Yeah, I'm well aware I have no shot at W+C and I'll probably slide it down one or two, but I figured I had some bids to spare on wednesday and may as well give it a shot.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow (updated)

Postby transfer2014 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:39 pm

Updated, any other thoughts?

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow (updated)

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:56 pm

Looks good. It is a tad on the aggressive side but you will probably get an offer.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow (updated)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:03 am

Just a note on Cornell + Boston + Ropes: we have no Cornell kids in our class this summer.

That does not necessarily mean anything negative for you. This could just be self selection. But just know you need a good story, since you will have less alumni pulling for you from the inside.

It is a great place to work. Good luck.

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow (updated)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:54 am

If you want to guarantee a bid with shearman, put them one. With the dearth of firms on Wednesday, bidding them second will put you in the lottery. And an offer more like from there than w&c. Otherwise, solid

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Re: Bidlist due tomorrow (updated)

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:16 am

Looks reasonable, with the aforementioned changes.




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