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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:51 am

Foley & Lardner

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

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Anonymous User wrote:Foley & Lardner


Which office(s)?

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 12, 2012 2:50 pm

any updates / callbacks?

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:37 pm

i heard vedder price is looking for 3Ls

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:59 pm

Spoke to a biglaw NYC partner the other day. He said basically no firms would look at 3Ls til they locked down their next SA class.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby LawIdiot86 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:34 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Spoke to a biglaw NYC partner the other day. He said basically no firms would look at 3Ls til they locked down their next SA class.


I've heard this from a lot of lawyers. This makes it particularly frustrating for people looking to change firms or markets because, by the time anyone is willing to interview them, they will have already had to respond to their summer offer.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:26 pm

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I would love more info about this. Do you know this through OCI or mass-mailing? What practice group? Thanks.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby somewhatwayward » Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:33 am

Milbank NYC posted on our symplicity board that they are looking for 3Ls for an associate position. So did Ashurst and Bredhoff Kaiser

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

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I would love more info about this. Do you know this through OCI or mass-mailing? What practice group? Thanks.


Labaton basically has one practice group.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

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somewhatwayward wrote:Milbank NYC posted on our symplicity board that they are looking for 3Ls for an associate position. So did Ashurst and Bredhoff Kaiser

Groups?

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby somewhatwayward » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:04 pm

^
It doesn't specify a group. I wonder if milbank no offered people this summer and are now looking for more people or if they just under-hired.

Even though it does not specify which group, I would not apply there saying you are open to anything. I think it is safer, especially as a 3L, to specify interest in a particular group with a good reason that shows that you have thought about. It is risky IMO to specify interest in the firm's premier subgroup bc it is likely that that is already oversubscribed by people who summered there and got offers. OTOH, if that is where most of the revenue comes from, that may be where they need bodies. At this point, corp or lit is enough anyway.

ETA: Bredhoff Kaiser appears to be an employment firm and it looks like they might only be hiring an associate for a one year stint. They also mentioned that they will hire six or seven SAs but only offer two or three.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:40 pm

FYI: Milbank apparently intends to double their New York summer class this year, from roughly 30 in 2012 to 60 in 2013 (while remaining close to 100% offer rates). It certainly seems like they're consciously expanding-- whether this is a good thing or not depends on your POV.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

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anon168 wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:Labaton


I would love more info about this. Do you know this through OCI or mass-mailing? What practice group? Thanks.


Labaton basically has one practice group.


Securities shareholders ltg. is their bread and butter but they also have M&A ltg. and antitrust departments. Reason why I ask is because the securities law group doesn't like to hire people out of ls, and the few they do hire summered there. I thought maybe this was for their new Dodd-Frank whistle-blower practice or something. Just surprised is all.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:42 am

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby OnWisconsin » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:16 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Foley & Lardner


Which office(s)?


bump

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:40 pm

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

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Which office(s)?


bump

look on the careers section of their website...

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:58 pm

does anyone have any more info on Milbank? i heard they were looking for lit dept but not sure. I don't really trust anything Career Services says.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:08 pm

My school has a job listing for 3Ls at Milbank that says they're open to all practice areas, but that of course might be mistaken information. If you're a 3L looking for a job or even looking to trade up, I see no reason you shouldn't send over a resume.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:38 pm

Kirkland & Ellis (NY) and Bryan Cave (not sure which offices) are also looking for IP 3Ls

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:34 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Any more info? I've been told by multiple people that Kirkland is not doing general 3L hiring (although I have heard mention that they might be doing some very light 3L recruiting for a specific practice area).


Yup - one practice area. But most of the 3L openings I know of at this time are for a specific group - either we're lucky enough to match that opening or we aren't

What practice group are they hiring for at Kirkland Chicago?

I heard Real Estate (in other words, one of the least interesting groups at the firm), but I could be wrong.


I was told IP Transactional.


Any more info on this?

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:11 pm

has anyone heard back from any of this firms?

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:15 pm

Stock?

Unfortunately, we are not able to pursue your application for an associate position at this time. You have a highly impressive background, however, and we will keep your resume on file, as we may develop additional needs over the next few months.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Stock?

Unfortunately, we are not able to pursue your application for an associate position at this time. You have a highly impressive background, however, and we will keep your resume on file, as we may develop additional needs over the next few months.


Looks nearly identical to correspondence I have received.

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Re: firms that are hiring 3Ls

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:36 pm

Bump. I applied to quite a few firms listed here and haven't heard anything.




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