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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:48 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:too conservative, if anything.


Thanks, that's good to hear. I think we can pick up good reaches into the 20s and 30s, so I don't mind being a little conservative within the top 10.

Anonymous User wrote:we're not supposed to have cover letters attached to our resume uploads for each individual
firm are we?

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Yikes, I don't think so.

yeah, I figured as much. But, for instance, Paul Hastings says "please submit a cover letter indicating your office interest" - probably means after you actually get selected for an interview???

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:yeah, I figured as much. But, for instance, Paul Hastings says "please submit a cover letter indicating your office interest" - probably means after you actually get selected for an interview???


Huh, yeah, I see that. Weird. I'd e-mail career services rather than take chances.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:yeah, I figured as much. But, for instance, Paul Hastings says "please submit a cover letter indicating your office interest" - probably means after you actually get selected for an interview???


Huh, yeah, I see that. Weird. I'd e-mail career services rather than take chances.

good call, I'll post a response ITT

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:yeah, I figured as much. But, for instance, Paul Hastings says "please submit a cover letter indicating your office interest" - probably means after you actually get selected for an interview???


Huh, yeah, I see that. Weird. I'd e-mail career services rather than take chances.

good call, I'll post a response ITT

She said no - that comes later.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:00 pm

Cool, good to know, thanks.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:33 pm

We're allowed to update our resume before the actual OCI, right? (Like, when we find out what journal we got?) Or should we just put "Participated in writing competition, results pending" or something in that "activities" line?

Also, has anyone heard back from Quinn Emanuel yet?

-Yossarian
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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:We're allowed to update our resume before the actual OCI, right? (Like, when we find out what journal we got?) Or should we just put "Participated in writing competition, results pending" or something in that "activities" line?

Also, has anyone heard back from Quinn Emanuel yet?

yes we can change. I don't think firms will even start looking at them until after journal results.

I have a friend who had a Quinn CB. Some people at NYU have offers (not sure which office).

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:We're allowed to update our resume before the actual OCI, right? (Like, when we find out what journal we got?) Or should we just put "Participated in writing competition, results pending" or something in that "activities" line?

Also, has anyone heard back from Quinn Emanuel yet?

yes we can change. I don't think firms will even start looking at them until after journal results.

I have a friend who had a Quinn CB. Some people at NYU have offers (not sure which office).

-Captain A


Well, there goes that pipe dream. I guess it turns out that no matter how hard you want something, wishing upon a star doesn't make up for mediocre grades. Thanks a lot, Disney movies.

-Yossarian

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:We're allowed to update our resume before the actual OCI, right? (Like, when we find out what journal we got?) Or should we just put "Participated in writing competition, results pending" or something in that "activities" line?

Also, has anyone heard back from Quinn Emanuel yet?

yes we can change. I don't think firms will even start looking at them until after journal results.

I have a friend who had a Quinn CB. Some people at NYU have offers (not sure which office).

-Captain A


Well, there goes that pipe dream. I guess it turns out that no matter how hard you want something, wishing upon a star doesn't make up for mediocre grades. Thanks a lot, Disney movies.

yeah. I think that everyone with a remote interest in lit is mailing them, so they probably are getting more applicants than they would otherwise - therefore, less likely to dig to median or below.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:We're allowed to update our resume before the actual OCI, right? (Like, when we find out what journal we got?) Or should we just put "Participated in writing competition, results pending" or something in that "activities" line?

Also, has anyone heard back from Quinn Emanuel yet?

yes we can change. I don't think firms will even start looking at them until after journal results.

I have a friend who had a Quinn CB. Some people at NYU have offers (not sure which office).

-Captain A


Well, there goes that pipe dream. I guess it turns out that no matter how hard you want something, wishing upon a star doesn't make up for mediocre grades. Thanks a lot, Disney movies.

yeah. I think that everyone with a remote interest in lit is mailing them, so they probably are getting more applicants than they would otherwise - therefore, less likely to dig to median or below.


We could have had it all.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:08 pm

Since this is due tomorrow (whoops), anybody have any feedback on my list? I'm the 3.67 who posted earlier. Is this too aggressive? Not aggressive enough? I'm pretty indifferent to any of the firms after 30. I'm looking for NYC lit firms.

I bolded the ones that I want to make sure I get:

1. Sidley Austin
2. Paul Hastings
3. Linklaters
4. Debevoise
5. Ropes & Gray
6. Freshfields
7. White & Case
8. Latham
9. Morrison Foester
10. Proskaeur Rose
11. Paul Weiss
12. Patterson Belknap
13. Davis Polk

14. Bois Schiller
15. Wilmer Hale
16. Milbank
17. Jenner Block
18. Kramer Levin
19. Wilmer Hale
20. Allen & ovary
21. Cooley
22. Sullivan & Cromwell
23. Fried Frank
24. Arnold & Porter
25. Covington
26. Simpson thacher
27. Jones Day
28. Cleary Gottlieb
29. Cravath
30. Wilkie
31. Cahill
32. O’ Melveny & [deleted]
33. Shearman Sterling
34. Akin Gump
35. Mayer Brown
36. Gibson Dunn
37. Chadbourne & Park
38. Kaye Scholer
39. Orick
40. Dechert

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:17 pm

Boies is a wasted bid at 14, right? I think you have to have them right at the top. This is anecdotal, so someone back me up on this.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 02, 2013 2:20 pm

Can someone talk to me about writing samples? Do all firms require them? Just a few?

Both at the screeners and at call-backs. I vaguely remember someone saying that NY firms care less about writing samples - that many skip them entirely. But, any guidance would be nice.

Seems like a few firms mention them in the eiw module (k&l gates ny, for example) - but most don't.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby aces » Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:08 am

Only a few firms require writing samples in New York, although it's something you see more often in secondary markets. Some firms will want them at the screener level and some will want them at the callback level. I've never heard of an interviewer reading your writing sample before the interview and asking questions about it or anything like that. You should feel free to use your lawyering memo or any substantive legal analysis you produced during your 1L summer, assuming you've cleared it with your employer and excerpted it to meet employer length limits (usually 10 pages, double-spaced). If you have the time, editing and making minor revisions is always helpful, though there are more important things to do if you find yourself in early August trying to cram for EIW.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:42 pm

Bumping this back up to ask- any idea when we hear back on which firms we got?

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Bumping this back up to ask- any idea when we hear back on which firms we got?

-Blue


Email from OCS wrote:At this point, we anticipate that lottery results will be available on Friday, July 19.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:01 pm

Any word on when we hear back from journals?

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Since this is due tomorrow (whoops), anybody have any feedback on my list? I'm the 3.67 who posted earlier. Is this too aggressive? Not aggressive enough? I'm pretty indifferent to any of the firms after 30. I'm looking for NYC lit firms.

I bolded the ones that I want to make sure I get:

1. Sidley Austin
2. Paul Hastings
3. Linklaters
4. Debevoise
5. Ropes & Gray
6. Freshfields
7. White & Case
8. Latham
9. Morrison Foester
10. Proskaeur Rose
11. Paul Weiss
12. Patterson Belknap
13. Davis Polk

14. Bois Schiller
15. Wilmer Hale
16. Milbank
17. Jenner Block
18. Kramer Levin
19. Wilmer Hale
20. Allen & ovary
21. Cooley
22. Sullivan & Cromwell
23. Fried Frank
24. Arnold & Porter
25. Covington
26. Simpson thacher
27. Jones Day
28. Cleary Gottlieb
29. Cravath
30. Wilkie
31. Cahill
32. O’ Melveny & [deleted]
33. Shearman Sterling
34. Akin Gump
35. Mayer Brown
36. Gibson Dunn
37. Chadbourne & Park
38. Kaye Scholer
39. Orick
40. Dechert


NYU rising 3L here. Anon because of Career Services generally liking to run the ship in terms of advice.

Simpson, Davis Polk, and Cravath can all likely be lower - these are enormous class sizes at V10 firms that many will opt out of bidding. Shearman and a few others in the 20s/30s probably need to be moved up substantially to be sure to get them. Paul Weiss might be nudged higher.

Also 3.67 means you're in an amazingly strong position. Assuming the goal is NYC big law, no reason not to include Wachtell in there and see what happens, unless you know you don't want them.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:57 am

Hey, there's my Quinn Emanuel ding. And on the day after I found out that I made it onto my last choice, kill-me-now journal! Awesome.

Fuckers.

-Yossarian

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Lottery results are up. I got 27 interviews, which I'm very happy with. If anyone wants to know where I bid a firm and whether or not I got it, feel free.

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:06 pm

I bid aggressively (high GPA) and only got 18 screeners but I got almost all the firms I wanted, hoping to pick up a couple off waitlist. Anyone know where Paul Hastings and Kramer Levin went?

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:06 pm

23 all NYC. 20 out of top 20. Out of the tougher firms of possible interest, got Milbank at 10, White & Case at 11, Fried Frank at 12

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:09 pm

24 slots, 18 out of 20, Davis at 40, Lost sidley at 6 got Kramer at 5 (22 NY 2 NJ which i got in my 40-50 range).

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:18 pm

20 NYC, 2 chicago....missed boies at 5
got cravath at 49. not kidding.
everyone drop your chicago slots so i can have them kthx

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Re: NYU EIW Madness 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:24 pm

22 screeners, but only 13 out of my first 20. Missed Proskauer at 6 and Paul Hastings at 9. Not upset at the number of screeners, but definitely a little sad about only getting 13/20.




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