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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:23 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone still have 0 cbs?


+1 :(


So sorry, guys :(. There's still time though - could be on hold lists with some firms. I would start mass mailing like crazy if you haven't already.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:09 am

Maybe you guys can post the names of firms you're waiting to hear from; that way people with CBs at those firms who are not keen on them can cancel and open up spots for you. It's a long shot but I'm thinking of what your classmates can do to help. Good luck--it'll work out.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:31 am

Anyone hear from Linklaters yet? Really liked my screening interview there.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:40 am

In terms of those of us without callbacks (and what other Penn students can do) - I think it's pretty obvious from talking with others that most of us are focused on the smaller regional markets. That being said, if there is a lower tier firm that you know you wouldn't even consider, there are people who would be thrilled to get a callback from those places. Please think of this - if not, sincerely, good luck in your interviews!!!!

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:43 am

Anonymous User wrote:Any news on Paul Hastings NY (N.B.) or O'Melveny NY (R.G.)?


Paul Hastings (N.B.) callback by phone last night
O' Melveny (R.G.) ding by email just now

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:41 am

Anyone hear from Katten NY? They came first day and heard nothing either way. Not a good sign I guess.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:41 am

Anyone hear from GT Miami?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:49 am

Anonymous User wrote:Maybe you guys can post the names of firms you're waiting to hear from; that way people with CBs at those firms who are not keen on them can cancel and open up spots for you. It's a long shot but I'm thinking of what your classmates can do to help. Good luck--it'll work out.


I think it's always safe to assume that someone out there would be happy to take a CB in your place if you don't want it. So, listing the firms we haven't heard from won't really make a person who is otherwise unwilling to give up a CB suddenly decide to do so. Just my opinion.

If you don't want a CB, don't take it. If a firm isn't high on your list but you have a CB and want to keep it anyway, then keep the CB. It shouldn't matter if you have confirmation on this forum that there are people waiting to take your place, or even people who want the firm more than you do -- you can assume that is always the case, and make the decision that is best for you just as you would if no one responds to this with an actual list.

Also, keep in mind that we have only heard from a small portion of all the firms that showed up at OCI. The fast response time with some of these firms is making people nervous, but there are so many that still haven't said anything. Someone with 20 firms that respond quickly will have 20 responses by now. If you have 20 firms that take a long time, then you may not have any responses yet. And if one of your firms has responded to some people already, there is always a chance you're on a wait list (in fact, if wait lists don't exist, then the initial suggestion of canceling CBs to give others a chance is moot anyway). It's far too early to panic. What you see on this forum, the reports of CBs and dings, are such a small portion of all the responses we are gonna get (a couple hundred firms x 20-60 or more interviews each = a ton of communication still waiting to happen). OCI just ended. Give it some time to unfold and don't get freaked out because someone else's experience has been different than yours. Firms aren't identical to one another and they don't all operate the same way.

As someone who only has 1 CB, and up until 24 hours ago had 0, I understand the fears. But take solace in the very small number of 3Ls that had to do OCI, as well as the fact that we are all brilliant and amazing. Everyone will find the right place for them eventually, even if the process is not unfolding in the same way for everyone.
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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:10 pm

Greenberg NY?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:13 pm

Any Gunderson Boston?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from Katten NY? They came first day and heard nothing either way. Not a good sign I guess.


They have dinged some people already so I'd say there is hope for you!

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from GT Miami?


Waiting on them still too.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:17 pm

Cooley and Hogan NY email dings yesterday.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:24 pm

Anything from Drinker?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:46 pm

Any Clark Hill movement?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:04 pm

Proskauer, NY? Anyone hear either way? Same thing, Curtis Malet NY.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:31 pm

Besides Goodwin, Wilmer Hale, and Mintz, any word on boston?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:48 pm

Any news on

Perkins Coie?
Brown Rudnick?
Curtis Mallet-Prevost?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Proskauer, NY? Anyone hear either way? Same thing, Curtis Malet NY.


Got a Proskauer CB on Tuesday night over the phone.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:03 pm

Don't lose hope on MLB Philly. Got a callback today.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any news on

Perkins Coie?
Brown Rudnick?
Curtis Mallet-Prevost?


Brown Rudnick CBs seems to be on a rolling basis. I received one yesterday...but I know others who got them last week too. If you haven't been dinged, it's still in play.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any Clark Hill movement?

I haven't heard anything, but hopefully we'll hear soon. Good luck

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:47 pm

Anyone heard from HP?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:48 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Any news on

Perkins Coie?
Brown Rudnick?
Curtis Mallet-Prevost?


Brown Rudnick CBs seems to be on a rolling basis. I received one yesterday...but I know others who got them last week too. If you haven't been dinged, it's still in play.


thanks

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:48 pm

Kramer Levin CB.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:49 pm

DLA Piper NY.




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