2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:01 pm

Does anyone know if NRF (aka F&J) give you the option to work with them the entire summer? I couldn't find this on their website.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know if NRF (aka F&J) give you the option to work with them the entire summer? I couldn't find this on their website.


They told me at my callback (Houston) that 6 weeks was a minimum and maximum. So, no to the full summer.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:11 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know if NRF (aka F&J) give you the option to work with them the entire summer? I couldn't find this on their website.


They told me at my callback (Houston) that 6 weeks was a minimum and maximum. So, no to the full summer.


Darn it. Definitely doing first half with them, but does this mean I need to be mass-mailing for a second-half gig as well? Only one second-half OCI firm that hasn't rejected me yet.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:02 pm

Has anyone heard from Weil Dallas post-CB?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Weil Dallas post-CB?


Yes. Weil Dallas offer.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:10 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Trying to decide between Baker Botts and V&E (both Houston). Looking to do corporate work. Any advice, and why?


I think the general consensus on these boards is that V&E is a better Corporate option than BB - not to mention the fact that BB has a reputation as a miserable place to work. Personally, if I wanted to do Corporate work in Houston, I would have V&E and Latham as my top two choices, then AK, then Bracewell (both being very close behind my other choices), and then BB.


I'm curious: what is the basis for the view BB is miserable (or that V&E is any better, as far as BIGLAW goes)?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:14 pm

Would be interested to know if anyone has had any movement on Fish & Richardson (Dallas).

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Still no CBs from AZA? Away from my mailbox so wont be seeing the ding for a while if its in the mail.


I already had my callback with them.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:19 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Trying to decide between Baker Botts and V&E (both Houston). Looking to do corporate work. Any advice, and why?


I think the general consensus on these boards is that V&E is a better Corporate option than BB - not to mention the fact that BB has a reputation as a miserable place to work. Personally, if I wanted to do Corporate work in Houston, I would have V&E and Latham as my top two choices, then AK, then Bracewell (both being very close behind my other choices), and then BB.


I'm curious: what is the basis for the view BB is miserable (or that V&E is any better, as far as BIGLAW goes)?


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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:20 pm

So I've had a couple of callbacks and I'm curious if anyone has gotten offers.

AZA
BB Austin
BB Houston
AK Houston

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:19 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Trying to decide between Baker Botts and V&E (both Houston). Looking to do corporate work. Any advice, and why?


I think the general consensus on these boards is that V&E is a better Corporate option than BB - not to mention the fact that BB has a reputation as a miserable place to work. Personally, if I wanted to do Corporate work in Houston, I would have V&E and Latham as my top two choices, then AK, then Bracewell (both being very close behind my other choices), and then BB.


I'm curious: what is the basis for the view BB is miserable (or that V&E is any better, as far as BIGLAW goes)?


Good friend of mine summered at BB Houston and loved it, and he isnt a nerdy guy at all. I think they are just not as "cool" as V&E. Also, I think V&E does slightly better corporate work.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:01 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Trying to decide between Baker Botts and V&E (both Houston). Looking to do corporate work. Any advice, and why?


I think the general consensus on these boards is that V&E is a better Corporate option than BB - not to mention the fact that BB has a reputation as a miserable place to work. Personally, if I wanted to do Corporate work in Houston, I would have V&E and Latham as my top two choices, then AK, then Bracewell (both being very close behind my other choices), and then BB.


I'm curious: what is the basis for the view BB is miserable (or that V&E is any better, as far as BIGLAW goes)?


Good friend of mine summered at BB Houston and loved it, and he isnt a nerdy guy at all. I think they are just not as "cool" as V&E. Also, I think V&E does slightly better corporate work.


The problem is that if you only summer at BB you won't know how miserable it is. V&E is better than BB because the people are enjoyable. At BB the people are "nice" but, for the most part, insufferably uptight, nerdy, and/or boring.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:56 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Weil Dallas post-CB?


Yes. Weil Dallas offer.


When/how did you hear?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:43 pm

Different poster with Weil Dallas offer. Received call from previous interviewer yesterday (9/3) afternoon.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:34 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Trying to decide between Baker Botts and V&E (both Houston). Looking to do corporate work. Any advice, and why?


I think the general consensus on these boards is that V&E is a better Corporate option than BB - not to mention the fact that BB has a reputation as a miserable place to work. Personally, if I wanted to do Corporate work in Houston, I would have V&E and Latham as my top two choices, then AK, then Bracewell (both being very close behind my other choices), and then BB.


I'm curious: what is the basis for the view BB is miserable (or that V&E is any better, as far as BIGLAW goes)?


Good friend of mine summered at BB Houston and loved it, and he isnt a nerdy guy at all. I think they are just not as "cool" as V&E. Also, I think V&E does slightly better corporate work.


Have multiple friends who went on callbacks at BB's Houston office and came back saying they'd never want to work there. I can only speak on their Dallas office, but the attorneys there were a little "stuffy" compared with attorneys from other big firms (though they were still nice).

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Have multiple friends who went on callbacks at BB's Houston office and came back saying they'd never want to work there. I can only speak on their Dallas office, but the attorneys there were a little "stuffy" compared with attorneys from other big firms (though they were still nice).


That sounds about right. Also, BB Dallas isn't nearly as much of a player in Dallas as you would expect it to be, especially on the transactional side of things. I would only consider BB Dallas if I wanted to do IP work.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from Norton Rose Fulbright Austin post CB?

Different asker, same question.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:35 pm

For anyone waiting for news from Latham (Houston) post-CB. Got an offer via phone call from one of the partners I interviewed with at my CB this afternoon, so I would assume everyone should hear soon.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:36 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from V&E Dallas or Locke Lord Dallas post-CB?


Know of someone w/ LL Dallas offer at my school they heard about a week ago.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:08 pm

If anyone has received an offer from Reed Smith or Baker Hostetler, can you tell me how long the time span was between CB and offer?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:27 pm

Echoing above questions: if anyone received an offer from Bracewell or Baker Botts, how long did it take from CB to offer?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If anyone has received an offer from Reed Smith or Baker Hostetler, can you tell me how long the time span was between CB and offer?


Also interested in this

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Echoing above questions: if anyone received an offer from Bracewell or Baker Botts, how long did it take from CB to offer?

3 weeks BB Houston, but I was a really early CB.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:19 pm

Anyone that interviewed at V&E Houston later than August 28 receive any news yet? I heard their hiring committee meets on Wednesdays.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:30 pm

Anyone hear anything from Gibson Dunn Dallas post-cb?




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