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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Dec 14, 2013 10:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:CC gave out brownies, but that was around halloween time


You'll be getting more soon. Expect 6 tins of fancy popcorn in the mail.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Dec 14, 2013 10:40 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:maybe a stupid question but are these gifts for people who summered last summer or have just accepted offers?


Depends on the firm but most likely both.

Nothing for DPW 3Ls :'(

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 15, 2013 1:32 am

Anything from Skadden?

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 15, 2013 2:59 am

Anonymous User wrote:Same goes for Willkie.


They ended up giving a Willkie mug and a small Starbucks gift/rewards card.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:39 am

Anonymous User wrote:What about Sidley?


Fleece pullover

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:50 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Same goes for Willkie.


They ended up giving a Willkie mug and a small Starbucks gift/rewards card.


Haven't gotten mine yet, but that's kind of lame. Then again, they don't get the reputation for being financially conservative for nothing, I guess.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:48 pm

My firm sent out a happy holidays email. WELP, TIME TO START 3LOLCI PREP

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:15 pm

Anyone, particularly for those firms with smaller classes (i.e. where it might actually be noticed), going to do some sort of thank you? I guess I wouldn't really know who to email... but could make an attempt, should anyone have wisdom on the subject

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 17, 2013 12:13 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone, particularly for those firms with smaller classes (i.e. where it might actually be noticed), going to do some sort of thank you? I guess I wouldn't really know who to email... but could make an attempt, should anyone have wisdom on the subject


Also interested.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 17, 2013 3:05 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone, particularly for those firms with smaller classes (i.e. where it might actually be noticed), going to do some sort of thank you? I guess I wouldn't really know who to email... but could make an attempt, should anyone have wisdom on the subject


I sent a 3-line email to the recruiter who sent me my offer letter (who I had never met or talked to until then). Received an equally short response within an hour.

Why is this even a question? As long as the email is polite and typo-free, it is either neutral or helpful. If you don't send a thank you and it's noticed, it could either be neutral or reflect poorly on you. So just send the thank you. Also, it's just good manners to thank people, even if it gets you nothing in return.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 18, 2013 12:14 am

Allen & Overy sent chocolate covered pretzels. I sent a short thank you. Totally agree with the above poster.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:21 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone, particularly for those firms with smaller classes (i.e. where it might actually be noticed), going to do some sort of thank you? I guess I wouldn't really know who to email... but could make an attempt, should anyone have wisdom on the subject


My firm, (NYC V100), barely did the above. I wonder what the incentive is. Are they like "oh well, we're V100, no one's expecting much from us."

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:02 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone, particularly for those firms with smaller classes (i.e. where it might actually be noticed), going to do some sort of thank you? I guess I wouldn't really know who to email... but could make an attempt, should anyone have wisdom on the subject


My firm, (NYC V100), barely did the above. I wonder what the incentive is. Are they like "oh well, we're V100, no one's expecting much from us."


Your V100 firm definitely does not think like that. Firms have alot of pride and are not going to put themselves down because of their ranking on the Vault list. I've worked at a V100 in NY and the firm was proud of their work and thought they were the "greatest place" as many firms do.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:55 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone get anything from Cleary?

We were told to be on the lookout for something.


Anyone get anything? We were told to look out at the beginning of last week. Pretty strange, still nothing...

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:09 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anything from Skadden?


Got a firm-branded duffle bag yesterday.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby the_phoenix612 » Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:22 pm

Fleece blanket from Thompson & Knight in Dallas, pretty sweet cookie set from Haynes and Boone in Houston

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 24, 2013 7:40 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:What about Sidley?


Fleece pullover


Which office? I'm NY and got a Starbucks card.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:04 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Same goes for Willkie.


They ended up giving a Willkie mug and a small Starbucks gift/rewards card.


Haven't gotten mine yet, but that's kind of lame. Then again, they don't get the reputation for being financially conservative for nothing, I guess.


You'll get a nice fleece when you start . . . and an offer at the end of the summer 8)

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:28 am

Nothing from Kirkland.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:41 pm

anything from OMM?

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:45 pm

Anyone from Cleary get anything? 3L here who is returning and I didn't get anything. I haven't even talked to them since the end of summer actually

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Nothing from Kirkland.


Not so fast my friend. Nothing like a New Years blanket on January 9th.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Jsa725 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:29 am

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:32 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone from Cleary get anything? 3L here who is returning and I didn't get anything. I haven't even talked to them since the end of summer actually

2L 2014 SA - I got a fleece blanket in a couple days before Christmas.

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Re: 2L Summer Associate - Exam/Holiday Gifts from Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Nothing from Kirkland.


Not so fast my friend. Nothing like a New Years blanket on January 9th.


Goal was to have them see my post and send a gift. Mission accomplished :wink: :o




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