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What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:08 pm

Still "enjoy DLA Piper" or are they now credited ITE?

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby buckilaw » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:09 pm

DLA > unemployment. But you will still be, justifiably, ridiculed.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby letsdoit » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:16 pm

buckilaw wrote:DLA > unemployment. But you will still be, justifiably, ridiculed.


Can you elaborate? Pardon my ignorance.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:16 pm

Ridiculed for making 160k starting? only on tls

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Haymarket » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:20 pm

DLALOL Piper is more leveraged than Lehman Brothers.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby ifigotoschool » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:25 pm

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby buckilaw » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:35 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Ridiculed for making 160k starting? only on tls


Works at DLA.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby rad lulz » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:38 pm

If you get an interview of job with DLA, enjoy it.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby sambeber » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:42 pm

rad lulz wrote:If you get an interview of job with DLA, enjoy it.


Come again?

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby rad lulz » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:56 pm

sambeber wrote:
rad lulz wrote:If you get an interview of job with DLA, enjoy it.


Come again?

Enjoy DLA Piper.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Haymarket » Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:00 pm

ifigotoschool wrote:
Haymarket wrote:DLALOL Piper is more leveraged than Lehman Brothers.


Source?

AmLaw 100. 7.16 Associates:Partners

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby BruceWayne » Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:03 pm

I've got a more relevant question than the one you posted OP.

What is an attractive woman's opinion of a man who works at a law firm paying 160K to first year employees ITE? The answer to that question is a lot more important than the answer to yours.
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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Haymarket » Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:04 pm

BruceWayne wrote:I've got a more relevant question than the one you posted OP.

What is an attractive woman's opinion on a man who works at a law firm paying 160K to first year employees ITE? The answer to that question is a lot more important than the answer to yours.

Yeah, fuck long term career prospects! I want to get laid immediately no matter what!

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby wildcard174 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:07 pm

Haymarket wrote:
BruceWayne wrote:I've got a more relevant question than the one you posted OP.

What is an attractive woman's opinion on a man who works at a law firm paying 160K to first year employees ITE? The answer to that question is a lot more important than the answer to yours.

Yeah, fuck long term career prospects! I want to get laid immediately no matter what!


Haymarket, sometimes your comments remind me so much of Sheldon Cooper. I have Sheldon Cooper's voice in my head saying that... (except he would have said "forget")

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby RVP11 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:47 pm

They're better in some cities than others. They get more flack from law students than they deserve.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:24 pm

Real talk though... what exactly is bad about DLA Piper?

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby keg411 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Real talk though... what exactly is bad about DLA Piper?


This is 99% old xoxo second-hand stuff, but the gist is that they have a ton of offices in crappy cities, they're extremely leveraged, which makes them seem more like a law-factory than a training environment, and their work tends to be on the lower-end of BigLaw work.

"Enjoy DLA Piper" came from the time where everyone got BigLaw, and so someone having to settle for DLA Piper from a T14 school was basically the mark of sucking at life.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby RVP11 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:11 pm

keg411 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Real talk though... what exactly is bad about DLA Piper?


This is 99% old xoxo second-hand stuff, but the gist is that they have a ton of offices in crappy cities, they're extremely leveraged, which makes them seem more like a law-factory than a training environment, and their work tends to be on the lower-end of BigLaw work.

"Enjoy DLA Piper" came from the time where everyone got BigLaw, and so someone having to settle for DLA Piper from a T14 school was basically the mark of sucking at life.


The problem isn't that they have a ton of offices in "crappy cities" (whatever those are), the problem is that they are a firm without a home market or any city where they are anywhere close to the "best." They are basically second-rate everywhere. The only office that strikes me as pretty good is the San Diego office. It is what used to be Gray Cary, one of the old-line San Diego-based firms.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Old Gregg » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:51 pm

keg411 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Real talk though... what exactly is bad about DLA Piper?


This is 99% old xoxo second-hand stuff, but the gist is that they have a ton of offices in crappy cities, they're extremely leveraged, which makes them seem more like a law-factory than a training environment, and their work tends to be on the lower-end of BigLaw work.

"Enjoy DLA Piper" came from the time where everyone got BigLaw, and so someone having to settle for DLA Piper from a T14 school was basically the mark of sucking at life.


No, it came from their marketing materials at the time.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Old Gregg » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:51 pm

RVP11 wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Real talk though... what exactly is bad about DLA Piper?


This is 99% old xoxo second-hand stuff, but the gist is that they have a ton of offices in crappy cities, they're extremely leveraged, which makes them seem more like a law-factory than a training environment, and their work tends to be on the lower-end of BigLaw work.

"Enjoy DLA Piper" came from the time where everyone got BigLaw, and so someone having to settle for DLA Piper from a T14 school was basically the mark of sucking at life.


The problem isn't that they have a ton of offices in "crappy cities" (whatever those are), the problem is that they are a firm without a home market or any city where they are anywhere close to the "best." They are basically second-rate everywhere. The only office that strikes me as pretty good is the San Diego office. It is what used to be Gray Cary, one of the old-line San Diego-based firms.


You're wrong. Their Kazakh office is first rate it's market. They do big-borat-law.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby keg411 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:23 am

Fresh Prince wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Real talk though... what exactly is bad about DLA Piper?


This is 99% old xoxo second-hand stuff, but the gist is that they have a ton of offices in crappy cities, they're extremely leveraged, which makes them seem more like a law-factory than a training environment, and their work tends to be on the lower-end of BigLaw work.

"Enjoy DLA Piper" came from the time where everyone got BigLaw, and so someone having to settle for DLA Piper from a T14 school was basically the mark of sucking at life.


No, it came from their marketing materials at the time.


Gotcha. Don't go far back enough, so I just got it from the xo meme. But that just makes it funnier :lol:.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby romothesavior » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:28 am

rad lulz wrote:
sambeber wrote:
rad lulz wrote:If you get an interview of job with DLA, enjoy it.


Come again?

Enjoy DLA Piper.

This exchange drew a hearty laugh. Thank you.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:13 am

Fresh Prince wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Real talk though... what exactly is bad about DLA Piper?


This is 99% old xoxo second-hand stuff, but the gist is that they have a ton of offices in crappy cities, they're extremely leveraged, which makes them seem more like a law-factory than a training environment, and their work tends to be on the lower-end of BigLaw work.

"Enjoy DLA Piper" came from the time where everyone got BigLaw, and so someone having to settle for DLA Piper from a T14 school was basically the mark of sucking at life.


No, it came from their marketing materials at the time.

But everything else is 100% correct, yes?

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Old Gregg » Fri Jul 27, 2012 8:33 am

dixiecupdrinking wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Real talk though... what exactly is bad about DLA Piper?


This is 99% old xoxo second-hand stuff, but the gist is that they have a ton of offices in crappy cities, they're extremely leveraged, which makes them seem more like a law-factory than a training environment, and their work tends to be on the lower-end of BigLaw work.

"Enjoy DLA Piper" came from the time where everyone got BigLaw, and so someone having to settle for DLA Piper from a T14 school was basically the mark of sucking at life.


No, it came from their marketing materials at the time.

But everything else is 100% correct, yes?


I don't know. I guess? Would totally take a partner job there. 10x better than being an 8th year associate at S&C with zero partnership prospects despite the fact that they've lead you on for 8 years.

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Re: What is TLS opinion on DLA Piper ITE?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:38 am

ITE, enjoy DLA piper should be a compliment not an insult.




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