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Hours Requirement Mega Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 06, 2015 6:13 pm

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Nobody who hasn't worked on the job at least 6 months can give input. By job I mean associate, not SA. That doesn't count at all. I don't want 2Ls with offers feeding me the numbers recruiting told them. They aren't accurate.

Lets keep it to V100 + elite firms in Major markets chicago, DC, NY, Texas, bay area, LA.

Distinguish between: official requirement, requirement to get bonus, unofficial target, unofficial minimum, average, median, etc. If there is nothing stated, you can go by consensus or common wisdom, but say so. My buddy billed 1600 and didn't get fired isn't information, so don't bother. his ass might be fired and you might not know it. Don't include leeway given to first years, nobody is firing a first year for 1400 hours, that doesn't make your firm special.

Try to stay objective and don't slobber your firms knob.
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Re: Hours Requirement Mega Thread- V100

Postby DELG » Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:07 pm

Is "my buddy billed 800 and didn't get fired" information

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Re: Hours Requirement Mega Thread- V100

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Fri Mar 06, 2015 10:29 pm

fyi if you want anyone to participate, cut down on the rules and contribute something yourself.

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Re: Hours Requirement Mega Thread- V100

Postby mr.hands » Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:27 pm

Agree with above. A random request for into only from "V100" isn't going to get responses. All official hours requirements are 1800-2000.

Also, if anything you should expand the number of firms, not narrow it. Getting too many responses isn't exactly a problem...

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Re: Hours Requirement Mega Thread- V100

Postby rpupkin » Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:37 pm

Also, we should be permitted to share hours info about fictional firms, such as the firms featured in the movie The Firm and the television show Suits.

Also, there's something I've been wondering: Where did Tom Hagen in the Godfather go to law school? I'm guessing Fordham. I encourage others ITT to offer their thoughts on this question as well.

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Re: Hours Requirement Mega Thread- V100

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Mar 07, 2015 12:57 am

Touche' regarding V100. Will Change.

Will also cosign fictional firms.

Will not cosign bro billed 800 hours.

Not down with reducing rules. T(ls)ards need to be kept in line.

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Re: Hours Requirement Mega Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:00 am

Paul Hastings:

1950 to get a bonus, hard cut off, you get squat under 1950.

2000 is the billable "budget"

It's fair inspirational as you even get a bonus if you slightly miss it. You are mostly judged based on your peers in your department. If you are too low you get shitcanned, but its not clear what that is.

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Re: Hours Requirement Mega Thread

Postby jt91isles » Sat Mar 07, 2015 7:30 pm

rpupkin wrote:Also, we should be permitted to share hours info about fictional firms, such as the firms featured in the movie The Firm and the television show Suits.


Yeah.. I heard Pearson Hardman works their associates to death.
Hope this helps!!!!

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Re: Hours Requirement Mega Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Mar 07, 2015 9:29 pm

I work at Jenner.

Bonus eligibility is sort of opaque, but conventional wisdom is 2000 billable and 2100 all in. I do know people who got a bonus but missed their hours by a bit. If you want DPW market and are not a first/second year, you need to bill 2400+ (which is unusual here).




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