2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:06 pm

CB Fulbright.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:CB Fulbright.


What office, if you don't mind my asking. I was at dinner for Austin, but haven't gotten CB yet.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:18 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anybody heard anything about Baker Hostetler (Houston)?



They've definitely started giving CBs.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:21 am

Has anybody heard back from H&B Dallas?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:28 am

Or Strasburger?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

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Anonymous User wrote:Or Strasburger?


Strasburger was giving callbacks during my interview late yesterday, which made me feel pretty stupid going in.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:18 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Or Strasburger?


Strasburger was giving callbacks during my interview late yesterday, which made me feel pretty stupid going in.


They were that fast? :|

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:19 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Or Strasburger?


Strasburger was giving callbacks during my interview late yesterday, which made me feel pretty stupid going in.


This happened with me too, but I think they were giving callbacks to the SMU students they interviewed on Tuesday.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:54 am

V&E callbacks have gone out.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:13 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Or Strasburger?


Strasburger was giving callbacks during my interview late yesterday, which made me feel pretty stupid going in.


This happened with me too, but I think they were giving callbacks to the SMU students they interviewed on Tuesday.


Ok, I know they were already getting SMU callbacks out when I did my interview, so this may be correct.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:16 am

Anything from Weil, Baker & McKenzie, or Akin Gump? All Dallas if that makes a difference

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:22 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anything from Weil, Baker & McKenzie, or Akin Gump? All Dallas if that makes a difference


Weil had a callback dinner Wednesday night.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:40 am

Thought I would post this here to see if anyone had any input?

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Anonymous User wrote:Baker Botts Houston, V&E Houston or Haynes and Boone Dallas? This is going to be what it comes down to for me, and I am really struggling. A little about me...I am looking at corporate (securities/M&A), summered at one of the above mentioned Big 3, and have offers from the other two at the moment. I am really struggling.

Also, I like Dallas and Houston. I think the work is "bigger" in Houston, but I like that HB in Dallas seems to do a broader range of work. I am concerned primarily with exit options (to another firm or in-house), pay and partnership chances. I get the feeling that V&E Houston might provide best exit options as they seem to be the best for corp work, but I also think they provide the lowest chance of partner.

any opinions?


Don't go to HB Dallas. They aren't what they used to be for M&A. They lost some big partners to Akin. Since then, a number of associates have also left for other firms in Dallas.


But arent they the best Dallas firm for corporate work? Where would people say the best firm to go to is if your goal is to make partner at a firm. Whether that be the initial firm or a firm that you lateral over too (so basically which TX firm would make it easiest to lateral to another firm if you are not on track for partner). Would that be V&E Houston or Baker Botts Houston?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:49 am

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Anonymous User wrote:CB Fulbright.


What office, if you don't mind my asking. I was at dinner for Austin, but haven't gotten CB yet.


Bump.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:49 am

Any SMU kids heard from V&E or HB?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:10 pm

Ding from HayBoo Dallas. CBs from TK and Weil.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:29 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:CB Fulbright.


What office, if you don't mind my asking. I was at dinner for Austin, but haven't gotten CB yet.


Bump.


Not OP but Fulbright CBs for Houston are out

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby nonprofit-prophet » Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:34 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Thought I would post this here to see if anyone had any input?

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Baker Botts Houston, V&E Houston or Haynes and Boone Dallas? This is going to be what it comes down to for me, and I am really struggling. A little about me...I am looking at corporate (securities/M&A), summered at one of the above mentioned Big 3, and have offers from the other two at the moment. I am really struggling.

Also, I like Dallas and Houston. I think the work is "bigger" in Houston, but I like that HB in Dallas seems to do a broader range of work. I am concerned primarily with exit options (to another firm or in-house), pay and partnership chances. I get the feeling that V&E Houston might provide best exit options as they seem to be the best for corp work, but I also think they provide the lowest chance of partner.

any opinions?


Don't go to HB Dallas. They aren't what they used to be for M&A. They lost some big partners to Akin. Since then, a number of associates have also left for other firms in Dallas.


But arent they the best Dallas firm for corporate work? Where would people say the best firm to go to is if your goal is to make partner at a firm. Whether that be the initial firm or a firm that you lateral over too (so basically which TX firm would make it easiest to lateral to another firm if you are not on track for partner). Would that be V&E Houston or Baker Botts Houston?


best corporate work in dallas is probably VE, Weil, Jones Day, and Gibson. Depending on the sub-area.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:37 pm

nonprofit-prophet wrote:
best corporate work in dallas is probably VE, Weil, Jones Day, and Gibson. Depending on the sub-area.


BB would beg to differ

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Are y'all doing thank you emails/notes after your screeners?


I don't think it makes any difference. The process from screener to CB decisions moves way too fast for them to care.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:40 pm

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nonprofit-prophet wrote:
best corporate work in dallas is probably VE, Weil, Jones Day, and Gibson. Depending on the sub-area.


BB would beg to differ


BB dallas wouldn't. They're great for IP in Dallas, but their corporate in dallas isn't as good.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:54 pm

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nonprofit-prophet wrote:
best corporate work in dallas is probably VE, Weil, Jones Day, and Gibson. Depending on the sub-area.


BB would beg to differ


Interesting, I have a hard time trusting this when HaynesBoone is not in the mix. I spent some time as a SA in Dallas. My take is that HB corporate is "better" than V&E in Dallas unless you only want energy. I will agree that V&E Houston has the best corp practice in Texas though

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:00 pm

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nonprofit-prophet wrote:
best corporate work in dallas is probably VE, Weil, Jones Day, and Gibson. Depending on the sub-area.


BB would beg to differ


Interesting, I have a hard time trusting this when HaynesBoone is not in the mix. I spent some time as a SA in Dallas. My take is that HB corporate is "better" than V&E in Dallas unless you only want energy. I will agree that V&E Houston has the best corp practice in Texas though


Haynes and Boone used to be very strong. But they really took a hit when those partners left this past fall. They also lost some very promising associates to other firms (Gibson and Akin mostly)

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:19 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:CB Fulbright.


What office, if you don't mind my asking. I was at dinner for Austin, but haven't gotten CB yet.


Bump.


Not OP but Fulbright CBs for Houston are out


OP again. Yes I was talking about Houston.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:39 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:What [Fulbright] office [issued CBs]? I was at dinner for Austin, but haven't gotten CB yet.


OP again. Yes I was talking about Houston.

Thank you.




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