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Rahviveh
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Rahviveh » Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:57 pm

sinfiery wrote:
Rahviveh wrote:Seriously. Just lol at east coast weather

NYC summer nights have been basically perfect 80% of the time


worth the rest of the year


Have you ever left nyc?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby FSK » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:08 pm

Nonono, you all don't understand how stupid I am. I go to GW. I chose to stay in this shit swamp.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby skers » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How much worse is doc review than diligence.

Came in only wanting corp. Hating it more and more each day, lost all interest in deals. I love research and writing, but I heard doc review is literal hell and lit exits are awful.

Advice?


I mean if you actually like research and writing (which is the worst) maybe do restructuring?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:21 pm

Yeah just yesterday an associate recommended I look into bk. Heard it's slow right now but maybe worth a look.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:23 pm

Also, anyone know if bk exits are decent? Hard to imagine many companies wanting to bring bk lawyer in house.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby FSK » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Also, anyone know if bk exits are decent? Hard to imagine many companies wanting to bring bk lawyer in house.


I hear banks foreclose on loans sometimes.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:33 pm

Im working in-house at one of the big banks and there's definitely a team of in-house bk lawyers
but the senior counsel i've been assigned to (who works in the bk/asset recovery dept) has told me the market's pretty piss poor for bk lawyers right now

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Monochromatic Oeuvre » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Also, anyone know if bk exits are decent? Hard to imagine many companies wanting to bring bk lawyer in house.


FWIW that was all that CIT, WaMu, MF, Thornburg, GM, Chrysler et. al did for several years. The Lehman bankruptcy lawyers hired in 2008 actually turned out to get basically ten-year gigs.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby FSK » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:57 pm

Monochromatic Oeuvre wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Also, anyone know if bk exits are decent? Hard to imagine many companies wanting to bring bk lawyer in house.


FWIW that was all that CIT, WaMu, MF, Thornburg, GM, Chrysler et. al did for several years. The Lehman bankruptcy lawyers hired in 2008 actually turned out to get basically ten-year gigs.


They're still having hearings on that. But, it was the biggest chapter 11 ever...

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby skers » Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Also, anyone know if bk exits are decent? Hard to imagine many companies wanting to bring bk lawyer in house.


Can't speak specifically to it, but I've hard they're pretty favorable, especially from the top bk feeders. I think the takeaway is just that lit is shit. My summer class actually had outside firms wooing the restructuring summers a couple weeks in and one dude used just the summer to just springboard into distressed financing at a very solid i-bank out of law school (w/o the mba).

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby El Pollito » Wed Jun 24, 2015 1:37 am

skers wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Also, anyone know if bk exits are decent? Hard to imagine many companies wanting to bring bk lawyer in house.


Can't speak specifically to it, but I've hard they're pretty favorable, especially from the top bk feeders. I think the takeaway is just that lit is shit. My summer class actually had outside firms wooing the restructuring summers a couple weeks in and one dude used just the summer to just springboard into distressed financing at a very solid i-bank out of law school (w/o the mba).

There should really be a don't do shitigation PSA.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby hdunlop » Wed Jun 24, 2015 3:27 am

Bad news is you need an epic bubble to burst

Good news is threres a couple growing

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Capitol_Idea » Wed Jun 24, 2015 6:31 am

I've heard your exits from TLS are great if you do bk work.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:05 am

If they paid to get us to the firm, is assumed they will pay to get us back to school or should I start planning that?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 24, 2015 7:33 pm

So someone spill the beans on the Latham SA who got fired.

(Allegedly, etc.)

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So someone spill the beans on the Latham SA who got fired.

(Allegedly, etc.)
Damn. where did you hear this? Also what office?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:So someone spill the beans on the Latham SA who got fired.

(Allegedly, etc.)
Damn. where did you hear this? Also what office?


Also the Skadden summer who had an offer revoked right before summer started. Anyone?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:So someone spill the beans on the Latham SA who got fired.

(Allegedly, etc.)
Damn. where did you hear this? Also what office?


Also the Skadden summer who had an offer revoked right before summer started. Anyone?
NY?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby FSK » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:56 pm

Today:

Me: Sends email w/research to associate, cc partner per request.
Partner: reply all, asks follow question I have answer to
Me: reply with answer
Partner: That was directed at associate. You are wrong.

.........

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Robb » Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If they paid to get us to the firm, is assumed they will pay to get us back to school or should I start planning that?

I wouldn't say it's assumed, but my firm does both. Do you have a secretary or assistant who does reimbursements for you? You should ask them if your travel home will be reimbursed.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: Get on In

Postby Rahviveh » Wed Jun 24, 2015 11:11 pm

flawschoolkid wrote:Today:

Me: Sends email w/research to associate, cc partner per request.
Partner: reply all, asks follow question I have answer to
Me: reply with answer
Partner: That was directed at associate. You are wrong.

.........


TBF, I think the safe thing is just to assume or let the associate handle it unless you are directly called on. I don't think the partners put much thought into replying to emails or care if a summer is on the chain

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: You're halfway done

Postby FSK » Wed Jun 24, 2015 11:14 pm

You're probably right. This shit is typical of the group I'm in though. I can see it across all associates and staff. Todays just another day where it's frustrating enough to need to vent.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: You're halfway done

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 25, 2015 11:10 am

What's the story on the Latham SA?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015: You're halfway done

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 25, 2015 11:20 am

Anonymous User wrote:What's the story on the Latham SA?
I suspect this is flame/false rumor.




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