Cravath or Davis Polk for litigation?

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Cravath or Davis Polk for litigation?

Cravath
8
40%
Davis Polk
12
60%
 
Total votes: 20

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Cravath or Davis Polk for litigation?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:23 pm

I loved both and am ambivalent about the rotation system. I could very much be happy at either. Anyone have insights into which I should choose? Is quality of life better at DPW?

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Re: Cravath or Davis Polk for litigation?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I loved both and am ambivalent about the rotation system. I could very much be happy at either. Anyone have insights into which I should choose? Is quality of life better at DPW?


Thoughts on preferred exit options?

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Re: Cravath or Davis Polk for litigation?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I loved both and am ambivalent about the rotation system. I could very much be happy at either. Anyone have insights into which I should choose? Is quality of life better at DPW?


Thoughts on preferred exit options?


I'm not really sure right now...SDNY, academia, or a boutique lit firm are the dream options. Academia would be first on my list, but I'm not sure about how feasible that is coming from a lower T-14.

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Re: Cravath or Davis Polk for litigation?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:40 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I loved both and am ambivalent about the rotation system. I could very much be happy at either. Anyone have insights into which I should choose? Is quality of life better at DPW?


Thoughts on preferred exit options?


I'm not really sure right now...SDNY, academia, or a boutique lit firm are the dream options. Academia would be first on my list, but I'm not sure about how feasible that is coming from a lower T-14.


I really think that DPW would have the edge then, but I'm not really sure about how big of an edge. Neither of these two firms are going to shut any doors for you. I know that DPW is really great for things like USAO, and I know a couple people who have published and built up an academic CV while doing lit at DPW, which might be easier to do there than at Cravath.

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Re: Cravath or Davis Polk for litigation?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:10 pm

Not OP here, but I'm in the same boat and wondering which has a better appellate practice. Obviously appellate turns on whether I can swing a CoA at some point, but assuming I was able to.




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