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Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:21 am

got to draft an entire motion that was filed in court......only slight edits were made by the supervising partner :shock:

also got to take a deposition on my own :shock:

if I would've stayed around longer, the partner said he would've let me argue the motion I wrote in court :shock:


I billed crazy hours but it was worth it knowing that I was also gonna do everything in the case, including all the fun stuff. Rather than just doing the doc review and writing legal research memos. I can't see myself ever going to a big firm now.

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer

Postby thesealocust » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:25 am

Cool story bro.

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby barestin » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:31 am

Did you get an offer? Starting salary?

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:54 am

barestin wrote:Did you get an offer? Starting salary?


Yes. Above market.

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby fatduck » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:56 am

Anonymous User wrote:
barestin wrote:Did you get an offer? Starting salary?


Yes. Above market.

lol this fucking thread

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby Tanicius » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:02 am

Anonymous User wrote:
barestin wrote:Did you get an offer? Starting salary?


Yes. Above market.


What city?

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:15 am

Racking my brain to think of "boutiques" that both (1) pay above market and (2) have SA programs. Unless you count Boies.

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby JazzOne » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:16 am

Tangerine Gleam wrote:Racking my brain to think of "boutiques" that both (1) pay above market and (2) have SA programs. Unless you count Boies.

Bickel & Brewer

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby Tanicius » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:25 am

Tangerine Gleam wrote:Racking my brain to think of "boutiques" that both (1) pay above market and (2) have SA programs. Unless you count Boies.


I know Keker just started a summer program, but their qualifications are insane. They hire 1 from Boalt, Stanford, Yale and Harvard, and they expect absolutely top grades. Many of their non-summer-hired people have multiple AIII clerkships.

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:27 am

Tanicius wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
barestin wrote:Did you get an offer? Starting salary?


Yes. Above market.


What city?


that would give it away

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer

Postby IAFG » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:33 am

thesealocust wrote:Cool story bro.

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby Tanicius » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:41 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Tanicius wrote:What city?


that would give it away



GG. Enjoyed the flame while it was plausible.

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Re: Benefits of working at a boutique as a summer associate

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:15 am

Tanicius wrote:
Tangerine Gleam wrote:Racking my brain to think of "boutiques" that both (1) pay above market and (2) have SA programs. Unless you count Boies.


I know Keker just started a summer program, but their qualifications are insane. They hire 1 from Boalt, Stanford, Yale and Harvard, and they expect absolutely top grades. Many of their non-summer-hired people have multiple AIII clerkships.


All of this is true (although their summer program is at least five years old), but they don't pay above market.




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