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Corporate Writing Sample

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 13, 2013 11:09 pm

When applying to corporate transactional jobs, what are examples of good types of documents to use for writing samples? All I have is an appellate advocacy brief and I assume that wouldn't be looked at as useful...

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Re: Corporate Writing Sample

Postby bdubs » Mon May 13, 2013 11:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:When applying to corporate transactional jobs, what are examples of good types of documents to use for writing samples? All I have is an appellate advocacy brief and I assume that wouldn't be looked at as useful...


Are you a rising 2L doing OCI? If so, most firms actually don't ask for writing samples. Even the few ones that do probably don't care if it's a fake appellate brief for your LRW class. If you don't like it, try to find a project over the summer that can produce a document you like better.

If you're not a rising 2L then you have bigger problems.

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Re: Corporate Writing Sample

Postby thesealocust » Mon May 13, 2013 11:46 pm

Corporate firms rarely look at writing samples, at least in major markets.

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Re: Corporate Writing Sample

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 14, 2013 3:10 pm

Well I'm in Chicago and have applied to transactional firms and many of them ask for writing samples.




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