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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 03, 2013 12:02 am

Anonymous User wrote:proskauer 100% offers


Are you talking about the LA/Boston office? NY offers don't come out until next week.

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Pokemon » Sat Aug 03, 2013 12:14 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
sheisrisen wrote:
iLaw wrote:The managing partner asked me into her office and asked if I liked it at the firm and if I wanted to work at the firm. She laid out the pay, benefits, etc. Then we discussed about what happens next year in ref to the bar. At the end of the day it was clear than all ten of us were offered followed by an announcement that there would be a celebratory party at Spargo.

Obviously I am excited but somehow I thought the offer procedure would be different. Meaning that there was no mention of an X number of days to decide, it was as simple as if you want it, we’re good. Again, I am fine with how it went down just curious if their offer procedure was atypical or mirrored other firms.


Probably no talk of the stuff in second para because most of that is covered by NALP guidelines: http://www.nalp.org/fulltextofnalpprinciplesandstandards#Part_V._General_Standards


My firm is pretty screwed up, it's an international firm so they don't follow NALP, I only have 30 days to decide. They won't even tell me my salary. I know the base salary is market but we also get a cost of living adjustment and everyone including the partners are claiming ignorance.


Finally have the answer

Firm: Top London firm (can't say which one because there are so few of us)
Reviews: Very easy going pretty much just praise, very softball questions. One review in Mid-summer and one on the way out.
Offer: Handed out before the summer ended. Making the last week pretty easy.
Compensation: 230K


Someone pays 230K!!!!!??????? :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Sup Kid » Sat Aug 03, 2013 1:11 am

Pokemon wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Finally have the answer

Firm: Top London firm (can't say which one because there are so few of us)
Reviews: Very easy going pretty much just praise, very softball questions. One review in Mid-summer and one on the way out.
Offer: Handed out before the summer ended. Making the last week pretty easy.
Compensation: 230K


Someone pays 230K!!!!!??????? :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

Yeah, in London, which based on today's exchange rate is like 150k pounds. It's really less than U.S. market once you account for exchange rate and cost of living, but still not bad. I honestly thought it'd be worse... (note, not OP)

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:46 pm

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby gnuwheels » Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:02 am

Sup Kid wrote:
Pokemon wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Finally have the answer

Firm: Top London firm (can't say which one because there are so few of us)
Reviews: Very easy going pretty much just praise, very softball questions. One review in Mid-summer and one on the way out.
Offer: Handed out before the summer ended. Making the last week pretty easy.
Compensation: 230K


Someone pays 230K!!!!!??????? :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

Yeah, in London, which based on today's exchange rate is like 150k pounds. It's really less than U.S. market once you account for exchange rate and cost of living, but still not bad. I honestly thought it'd be worse... (note, not OP)


Actually I spoke to a few senior associates in London at MC and they said the COL adjustment actually put them put on top. It may be 150k in pounds but the relative buying power isn't 1-to-1. I heard it comes out to around the equivalent of making 175-180k in NY. Nothing crazy but nothing to scoff at either. Also the COL adjustment doesn't go away. It's static but remains as your base salary increases lockstep.

Sorry to derail.

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 04, 2013 1:51 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:proskauer 100% offers


Are you talking about the LA/Boston office? NY offers don't come out until next week.


boston office

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 04, 2013 4:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:1. V50 Texas
2. Midsummer review was just an informal meeting that consisted of "so far so good" with no particulars other than "everyone likes your stuff"
3. For the only assignment that had less than "that's what I was looking for" feedback, I met with the assigning attorney and talked through what I did right and what I could improve on. Learning opportunity etc.
4. Exit review was framed more of a "what did you like most/least about the summer program and how can we improve it" with a little generic information about offers (deadlines, NALP guidelines, etc.). Very cookie cutter. No indication about offer/no offer.
5. Received an offer


I believe we were at the same firm, since the other V50 TX based firm still has not made offers and my mid summer was exactly the same. No idea if the firm was 100% but I dont think it was. I got a return offer as well.

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:02 pm

V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

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Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.


Was it a no offer or a cold offer? Can you name the firm?

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.

Sounds like an economic decision. This could very well happen to me as well...

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby ericsmith249 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:57 pm

Any news on Weil offer rate?

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby 09042014 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.

Sounds like an economic decision. This could very well happen to me as well...


Could also be a personalty ding.

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Lasers » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:05 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.

Sounds like an economic decision. This could very well happen to me as well...


Could also be a personalty ding.

true, but you would expect and hope that those issues would come up in the reviews...? or maybe that one 1 review that wasn't positive was really negative and was one of the higher ups?

crappy situation regardless.

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:26 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.

Sounds like an economic decision. This could very well happen to me as well...


Could also be a personalty ding.


Why invite him back for a second summer?

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby NYstate » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.


Was it a no offer or a cold offer? Can you name the firm?


Are you serious with this asking no offered anonymous people to out themselves?

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby 09042014 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:35 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.

Sounds like an economic decision. This could very well happen to me as well...


Could also be a personalty ding.


Why invite him back for a second summer?


Kept his personality in check the first time?

Why economy ding the one dood who summered twice?

Could easily be either.

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:51 pm

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Old Gregg » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:proskauer 100% offers


Are you talking about the LA/Boston office? NY offers don't come out until next week.


boston office


Sounds like a key fact to leave out...

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:29 pm

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.


Now I am REALLY worried. Your situation seems very surprising.
Did you receive a letter stating that the no offer is based on the firms needs and nothing to do with your performance?
My guess is that that is what it would have said.
Nevertheless, I am still waiting to hear and now scared SH**

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Re: 2013 SA Offer Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V50, no offer.

13 reviews, 12 very positive. 2nd summer there. Both summer reviews were good. No indication would not receive offer.


Now I am REALLY worried. Your situation seems very surprising.
Did you receive a letter stating that the no offer is based on the firms needs and nothing to do with your performance?
My guess is that that is what it would have said.
Nevertheless, I am still waiting to hear and now scared SH**



OP here...your guess is as good as mine. Apparently the one bad evaluation outweighed the others? BTW, not a partner and not in practice group I was interested in. Only mention to that assignment was given




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