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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby r6_philly » Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:27 am

Anonymous User wrote:Offer from a Philly-area firm with a small summer class. It took just a little over three weeks to hear back.


They are all pretty small!

Congrats though! Worth the wait.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Sheffield » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:09 pm

Agreed. Philly goes small. This is good, right? Seemingly this should mean SA to “offer” is more likely.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I kind of hate Philly right now.


This was me- finally got a Philly offer! Pepper, about a week after CB.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I kind of hate Philly right now.


This was me- finally got a Philly offer! Pepper, about a week after CB.


Congrats! Mind telling me when you got the call? Was it today or yesterday? Am or pm? Am waiting to hear this week, too. Thanks!

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I kind of hate Philly right now.


This was me- finally got a Philly offer! Pepper, about a week after CB.


Congrats! Mind telling me when you got the call? Was it today or yesterday? Am or pm? Am waiting to hear this week, too. Thanks!


Sure, I got it this afternoon. Good luck!

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I kind of hate Philly right now.


This was me- finally got a Philly offer! Pepper, about a week after CB.


Congrats! Mind telling me when you got the call? Was it today or yesterday? Am or pm? Am waiting to hear this week, too. Thanks!


Sure, I got it this afternoon. Good luck!

Thanks! Was it from a partner/one of your interviewers or recruitment/HR?

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:47 am

My understanding is that compensation from Philly firms runs between $145K and $120K. Agree, or not?

Since Wilmington is close by, does anyone know the compensation range for Wilmington firms?

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:49 am

Anonymous User wrote:My understanding is that compensation from Philly firms runs between $145K and $120K. Agree, or not?

Since Wilmington is close by, does anyone know the compensation range for Wilmington firms?


only morgan lewis, dechert, and duane morris pay 145 in philly. most of the rest of the big firms pay 125. the market rate in wilmington is 145, with most firms paying that. skadden wilmington even pays 160.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:53 am

Hey - for any of you out there who got Pepper offers (not just the person above), could you please tell me if the offer phone call came from an attorney you interviewed with or from HR/recruitment? Thanks!!!

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Hey - for any of you out there who got Pepper offers (not just the person above), could you please tell me if the offer phone call came from an attorney you interviewed with or from HR/recruitment? Thanks!!!

Came from an attorney I interviewed with. The offer was a bit of a surprise since I am at median.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:51 pm

Does anyone know the dates of Dechert's summer program? Thanks!

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:28 pm

Anybody do a blank rome cb? Any offers?

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anybody do a blank rome cb? Any offers?


Bump

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:36 pm

What do you guys think of Morgan Lewis v. Dechert?

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:39 pm

What abou
Anonymous User wrote:What do you guys think of Morgan Lewis v. Dechert?


Between those two, I'd probably say Dechert for corp, ML for litigation.

FWIW, I'm deciding between Dechert and Ballard, and am strongly leaning toward Ballard.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What do you guys think of Morgan Lewis v. Dechert?


I'd probably say Dechert for snootiness. They are far more selective in terms of schools they do OCI at and if they bother to do OCI at a tier 2 like mine they only go for people with a 3.8 which is like top 3% of the class. Also Morgan is significantly bigger and it's easier to get lost in a firm like that. Anecdotally, I'd be more impressed if you told me you worked at Dechert.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What abou
Anonymous User wrote:What do you guys think of Morgan Lewis v. Dechert?


Between those two, I'd probably say Dechert for corp, ML for litigation.

FWIW, I'm deciding between Dechert and Ballard, and am strongly leaning toward Ballard.


Probably better chances of making partner at Ballard if this is something you are concerned with. I hear the partnership to associate ratio at Dechert is a killer.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:43 pm

Who here acccepted Philly mid-law?

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Who here acccepted Philly mid-law?


Define "mid-law." At Temple the only firms that qualify as mid-law that came to OCI were:

Bennet Bricklin

Marshall Dennehey

Conrad O'Brien

Manko Gold

Is this what you have in mind?

I've heard of an offer from Manko but that's all.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:49 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Who here acccepted Philly mid-law?


Define "mid-law." At Temple the only firms that qualify as mid-law that came to OCI were:

Bennet Bricklin

Marshall Dennehey

Conrad O'Brien

Manko Gold

Is this what you have in mind?

I've heard of an offer from Manko but that's all.


Forgot to add Weber Gallagher and Cohen Seglias but they did OCI last week I believe so probably still CBs stage

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:51 pm

Anyone get/accept an offer in Delaware?

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:00 pm

Thoughts on Pepper v. Ballard?

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Who here acccepted Philly mid-law?


Define "mid-law." At Temple the only firms that qualify as mid-law that came to OCI were:

Bennet Bricklin

Marshall Dennehey

Conrad O'Brien

Manko Gold

Is this what you have in mind?

I've heard of an offer from Manko but that's all.


Forgot to add Weber Gallagher and Cohen Seglias but they did OCI last week I believe so probably still CBs stage


Yes, exactly. I heard Philly mid-law was very active. Word is, ‘12 was good with more yet to come.

In reference another post. I was told of offers from Delaware but not sure if they were accepted. Some are still deciding is what I understand (meaning that Delaware pays well, perhaps offsets NYC COL).

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby keg411 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Thoughts on Pepper v. Ballard?


Know a bunch of people who were at Pepper last summer and they were all pretty happy with it and got offers.

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Re: Philly OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What abou
Anonymous User wrote:What do you guys think of Morgan Lewis v. Dechert?


Between those two, I'd probably say Dechert for corp, ML for litigation.

FWIW, I'm deciding between Dechert and Ballard, and am strongly leaning toward Ballard.


Why Morgan for lit? More importantly it seems, why NOT Dechert?

Does anyone have an idea of satisfaction at each?

Does anyone know if there's a salary difference after the first year?

SO MANY QUESTIONS




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