2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:19 pm

Turn down those firms, y'all! Thanks. :-) Feeling screwed.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:38 pm

Anyone hear back from Jackson Walker (Houston)? If so, when was your interview.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:48 pm

Anyone heard anything from Baker Hostetler (Houston)?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:52 pm

I don't think anyone has heard from them, either offer/rejection. Seems like they are taking their sweet time.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 13, 2013 7:13 pm

Has anybody heard from Fish & Richardson?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I don't think anyone has heard from them, either offer/rejection. Seems like they are taking their sweet time.


Are you talking about Jackson Walker or Baker Hostetler?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:53 pm

Has anyone heard from King & Spalding Houston?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone heard anything from Baker Hostetler (Houston)?


I think today was supposedly their last day of interviewing. Hopefully hear something soon.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:44 am

Any V&E Houston offers from September CBs? Or any dings at all?....trying to figure out when I should hear either way.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:00 am

Is anybody still waiting to hear from their BB, NRF, or LL screeners? Do they usually take a long time to reject people? I'm obviously assuming ding at this point, but I'm wondering when they'll let me know.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:04 am

Anonymous User wrote:Is anybody still waiting to hear from their BB, NRF, or LL screeners? Do they usually take a long time to reject people? I'm obviously assuming ding at this point, but I'm wondering when they'll let me know.



Oh, I had a rejection email from NRF yesterday, from a screener.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:06 am

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Anonymous User wrote:I don't think anyone has heard from them, either offer/rejection. Seems like they are taking their sweet time.


Are you talking about Jackson Walker or Baker Hostetler?

Sorry, Baker H.


Those who have been rejected/accepted by NRF how long did it take?
ETA - for CB not Screener

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:11 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I don't think anyone has heard from them, either offer/rejection. Seems like they are taking their sweet time.


Are you talking about Jackson Walker or Baker Hostetler?

Sorry, Baker H.


Those who have been rejected/accepted by NRF how long did it take?
ETA - for CB not Screener


Rejection letter from NRF Houston about 2 weeks after my CB.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is anybody still waiting to hear from their BB, NRF, or LL screeners? Do they usually take a long time to reject people? I'm obviously assuming ding at this point, but I'm wondering when they'll let me know.


Got dings from BB and NRF after screener. Still nothing from LL after over a month. Probably a ding since they have their mass call back days.

Also, anyone hear nothing from V&E post screener? Heard nothing from them either and assuming ding.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:32 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I don't think anyone has heard from them, either offer/rejection. Seems like they are taking their sweet time.


Are you talking about Jackson Walker or Baker Hostetler?

Sorry, Baker H.


Those who have been rejected/accepted by NRF how long did it take?
ETA - for CB not Screener


Offer a few days after CB. Also heard of another offer two weeks after CB.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:35 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I don't think anyone has heard from them, either offer/rejection. Seems like they are taking their sweet time.


Are you talking about Jackson Walker or Baker Hostetler?

Sorry, Baker H.


Those who have been rejected/accepted by NRF how long did it take?
ETA - for CB not Screener


Offer a few days after CB. Also heard of another offer two weeks after CB.


Thanks, and congrats! Would you mind saying which office?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:35 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Is anybody still waiting to hear from their BB, NRF, or LL screeners? Do they usually take a long time to reject people? I'm obviously assuming ding at this point, but I'm wondering when they'll let me know.


Got dings from BB and NRF after screener. Still nothing from LL after over a month. Probably a ding since they have their mass call back days.

Also, anyone hear nothing from V&E post screener? Heard nothing from them either and assuming ding.


I was dinged a week after my screener, so it's possible that you're on a wait list or something.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:47 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Is anybody still waiting to hear from their BB, NRF, or LL screeners? Do they usually take a long time to reject people? I'm obviously assuming ding at this point, but I'm wondering when they'll let me know.


Got dings from BB and NRF after screener. Still nothing from LL after over a month. Probably a ding since they have their mass call back days.

Also, anyone hear nothing from V&E post screener? Heard nothing from them either and assuming ding.


I was dinged a week after my screener, so it's possible that you're on a wait list or something.


Hmm, interesting. I tried emailing the recruiter I met at the screener and still havent heard anything. I only care because I have an offer with a peer firm that I really want to take, but I'd like closure from V&E first. I dont really care if they ding me, I'd just like to know. Same from LL, nothing from them in over a month either.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Thanks, and congrats! Would you mind saying which office?


One of the TX offices. And this was two weeks ago.

As for the timeline, don't sweat it. It's not over until the fat lady dings.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:40 pm

HB ding post CB. Welp, there goes one of my top choice firms :(

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is anybody still waiting to hear from their BB, NRF, or LL screeners? Do they usually take a long time to reject people? I'm obviously assuming ding at this point, but I'm wondering when they'll let me know.

Yes. Still waiting (NRF). As I understand (and am hoping it's true for NRF) a number of larger Texas firms will CB only those they're expecting to offer, and then if they don't have full yield they may CB others.

Just got BB ding on Wednesday (screener, no CB).

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:08 am

Anonymous User wrote:HB ding post CB. Welp, there goes one of my top choice firms :(


Sorry. Prob same boat here. Was it an email or snail?

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:10 am

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Anonymous User wrote:HB ding post CB. Welp, there goes one of my top choice firms :(


Sorry. Prob same boat here. Was it an email or snail?


Snail mail. I was told I'd hear within a week, so when I didn't get a call by the 7th day, I kinda figured I was done. Still disappointing though because I thought I had a great round of interviews and really connected with some of the attorneys.

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:45 pm

I am down to V&E Houston or Haynes & Boone Dallas.

I dont have family in either city. I liked Dallas as a city more (it is just "nicer") and I liked the people at both places pretty equally. Is it crazy to take a place like HayBoo over V&E just because of a very slight preference toward Dallas? I feel like Houston is doing such "bigger" work right now, and V&E is a top all the league tables at the moment.

Currently, I am leaning toward V&E

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Re: 2013 Texas OCI (+all Texas firms)

Postby BVest » Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I am down to V&E Houston or Haynes & Boone Dallas.

I dont have family in either city. I liked Dallas as a city more (it is just "nicer") and I liked the people at both places pretty equally. Is it crazy to take a place like HayBoo over V&E just because of a very slight preference toward Dallas? I feel like Houston is doing such "bigger" work right now, and V&E is a top all the league tables at the moment.

Currently, I am leaning toward V&E


It's not crazy to want to work where you'd prefer to live. That said, don't write Houston off too fast. Much of what makes Houston great is a little below the surface and takes some time to discover. As I once heard it described, it's a great place to live, but I wouldn't want to visit there.




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