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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:00 pm

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The fella that worked at Susman would have a good chance to lateral to Debevoise or comparable firms at any time


You sure about this?


Yes. Susman doesn't take laterals either.


Yes, they do. (LinkRemoved)

Example # 2. This attorney clerked after GDC, so not a true lateral. According to LinkedIn, Harris went from V&E to SG.

Example# 3.

I also know attorneys who have lateraled out of SG.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:42 pm

what are people wearing to the Susman dinner?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Old Gregg » Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
The fella that worked at Susman would have a good chance to lateral to Debevoise or comparable firms at any time


You sure about this?


Yes. Susman doesn't take laterals either.


Want to tell that to my cousin, who lateraled there?

Yeah, I now think you're wrong on all of the above.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby fatduck » Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:39 pm

Fresh Prince wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
The fella that worked at Susman would have a good chance to lateral to Debevoise or comparable firms at any time


You sure about this?


Yes. Susman doesn't take laterals either.


Want to tell that to my cousin, who lateraled there?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby nonprofit-prophet » Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:07 pm

Can anyone speak to the differences between working for Susman Dallas and Susman Houston? I've heard you travel a ton either way, so are you still basically getting the same quality of work?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 25, 2012 1:05 pm

Has anyone received (or gone on) a callback yet for any Susman office?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 25, 2012 1:07 pm

Yes

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:08 pm

When? Which office? Thanks.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:When? Which office? Thanks.


Sorry, not going to answer that publicly. Post on the link below and I'll PM you. I'll delete this link after.
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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby fatduck » Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:57 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:When? Which office? Thanks.


Sorry, not going to answer that publicly. Post on the link below and I'll PM you. I'll delete this link after.

http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=192211

lol at this fucking CIA shit

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:58 pm

fatduck wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:When? Which office? Thanks.


Sorry, not going to answer that publicly. Post on the link below and I'll PM you. I'll delete this link after.

http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=192211

lol at this fucking CIA shit


The number of Susman callbacks is insanely small. I'd like to retain my anonymity.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby fatduck » Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
fatduck wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:When? Which office? Thanks.


Sorry, not going to answer that publicly. Post on the link below and I'll PM you. I'll delete this link after.

http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=192211

lol at this fucking CIA shit


The number of Susman callbacks is insanely small. I'd like to retain my anonymity.

oh i get that, but instead of setting up a dead drop in some random thread why don't you just tell the nosy nancy to fuck off?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:01 pm

fatduck wrote:oh i get that, but instead of setting up a dead drop in some random thread why don't you just tell the nosy nancy to fuck off?


Just trying to be helpful.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:14 pm

I also had a Susman callback. It was much like every other callback I've been on: A few questions about my resume, a few questions about my motivations, and a lot of time for me to assail them with questions of my own. The firm seems amazing. They apparently have a low cb/offer ratio so I'm not optimistic, but I'd accept an offer in a heartbeat.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:13 pm

What's the turnaround time on a Susman callback? I would think it'd be relatively fast, right?

Need to know for scheduling purposes.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:42 pm

How large are the summer associate classes? Is it pretty standard across offices?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 01, 2012 5:38 pm

They don't exactly have classes of summer associates. Each office usually has between one and five summers, with Houston having the most. Summer associates start at staggered times and stay only four weeks. There is no summer associate "program" so to speak.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:32 pm

How would you characterize the working environment around the firm? What are the people like? How do partners and associates interact? What kind of people get hired? Are all their summers classic gunners or what?

Also what's with the inverted structure involving twice as many partners as associates? Are all partners actual equity partners? How does the firm compensate for associate attrition? To what extent does the firm lateral seniors in over the heads of rising associates?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:33 pm

Has anyone checked in with Susman about timing (especially if you have other offers that expire soon)? Are they done with interviews for all offices? On that note, is there anyone with a callback scheduled for sometime later this month or in October?

Do offers go out on an office-by-office basis, or do they wait to complete all CBs firmwide before making offers?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:41 pm

This is hearsay, but I'm told that they wait until all of their interviews have concluded before making decisions. I don't know of anybody at my school who has received an offer at this point.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:04 am

Anonymous User wrote:This is hearsay, but I'm told that they wait until all of their interviews have concluded before making decisions. I don't know of anybody at my school who has received an offer at this point.


I have heard the same. I know of someone that has a CB this week, so we still have a bit more time to wait out.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 6:49 pm

Saw in the TX thread that someone got an offer. Any others this week? Which offices?

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Saw in the TX thread that someone got an offer. Any others this week? Which offices?


I'm not going to give out personal info, but I think all offers went out Friday. I know they decided on offers all at once.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:17 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Saw in the TX thread that someone got an offer. Any others this week? Which offices?


I'm not going to give out personal info, but I think all offers went out Friday. I know they decided on offers all at once.


I was told at least LA was still doing CBs this week and would not render offers until after all CBs were completed.

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Re: Susman Godfrey

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:20 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Saw in the TX thread that someone got an offer. Any others this week? Which offices?


I'm not going to give out personal info, but I think all offers went out Friday. I know they decided on offers all at once.


I was told at least LA was still doing CBs this week and would not render offers until after all CBs were completed.

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