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Firm vs. Corporation

Postby Anonymous User » Fri May 24, 2013 3:47 pm

I am pursuing a career in corporate transactional work and got an offer for a summer position with a small firm doing general transactional work (corporate, estates, real estate, ect.) with likely no chance of being hired after school and another offer for a corporation which generally hires their law clerks. I think I would eventually like to end up in a corporation, but always planned on starting in a firm first (hopefully a mid-big sized firm). Any advice on which job I should take?

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Re: Firm vs. Corporation

Postby TTRansfer » Fri May 24, 2013 4:20 pm

Go with whatever hires.

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Re: Firm vs. Corporation

Postby JamMasterJ » Fri May 24, 2013 4:22 pm

the latter, especially if pay is comparable/better

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Re: Firm vs. Corporation

Postby rad lulz » Mon May 27, 2013 11:27 am

TTRansfer wrote:Go with whatever hires.

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Re: Firm vs. Corporation

Postby IAFG » Mon May 27, 2013 11:29 am

Nothing helps you get a job like having a job offer.

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Re: Firm vs. Corporation

Postby Bronte » Mon May 27, 2013 12:20 pm

Is this 1L summer or 2L summer? If it's 1L summer, it doesn't really matter. You can do whichever you'd prefer. If it's 2L summer, it sounds like the safest bet is to go with the corporation since it offers the possibility of a full-time job.

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Re: Firm vs. Corporation

Postby TTRansfer » Tue May 28, 2013 6:59 am

Hell, it's probably a good idea 1L or 2L. If he's a 1L, there is a strong possibility to be brought back for 1L it sounds. And then a job offer.




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