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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby rpupkin » Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:12 pm

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rpupkin wrote:
BaberhamLincoln wrote:You forgot the close quote DF

fired.

Unless your firm or group is really slow, almost no one gets fired during the first couple of years. If you make a mistake, they'll just make you feel like shit and then assign you more work to screw up.

Then what happen if you shirk?

You mean if you just refuse to do work? That almost never happens. In general, if you're gunnerish enough to bother to go to law school, get decent grades, and do OCI, then your personality won't allow you to just blow off work. Some associates get there eventually, but it usually takes more than a year or so.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby bearsfan23 » Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:42 pm

How did a thread for us current SA's turn into another "DF complains about Biglaw thread"?

Like 1/3 of this thread is DF posts, which is weird considering he was a SA like 5 or 6 years ago.

At least when other people like rpupkin comment they know their shit and provide helpful info. DF literally provides 0 useful information. You hate your job, we get it dude

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby Monochromatic Oeuvre » Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:51 pm

Wait, DF is in Biglaw?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby goden » Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:52 pm

bearsfan23 wrote:How did a thread for us current SA's turn into another "DF complains about Biglaw thread"?

Like 1/3 of this thread is DF posts, which is weird considering he was a SA like 5 or 6 years ago.

At least when other people like rpupkin comment they know their shit and provide helpful info. DF literally provides 0 useful information. You hate your job, we get it dude

You're right df is just a complainer there couldn't possibly be anything useful behind his complaints

Plz leave

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby Fitz51 » Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:57 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
bearsfan23 wrote:How did a thread for us current SA's turn into another "DF complains about Biglaw thread"?

Like 1/3 of this thread is DF posts, which is weird considering he was a SA like 5 or 6 years ago.

At least when other people like rpupkin comment they know their shit and provide helpful info. DF literally provides 0 useful information. You hate your job, we get it dude


(autistic U of C student who has never had a job in his life)


To be fair, isn't this all of them?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby AReasonableMan » Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:59 pm

With the exception of his insensitive equivocations of poor social skills with autism, a debilitating mental illness, DF is a nice and smart man eager to help others. Most of what he does is motivated by good will.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby jbagelboy » Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:02 pm

bearsfan23 wrote:


Desert Fox wrote:


fight fight fight

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby skers » Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:34 pm

Getting brutal in here, I'm smelling blood in the water.

Don't get too excited, bearsfan.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby smaug » Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:38 pm

skers wrote:Getting brutal in here, I'm smelling blood in the water.

Don't get too excited, bearsfan.

vince.gif

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby chuckbass » Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:45 pm

smaug wrote:
skers wrote:Getting brutal in here, I'm smelling blood in the water.

Don't get too excited, bearsfan.

vince.gif

(slyly pushes box of razor blades towards DF's thighs)

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby Fitz51 » Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:18 pm

"However, please be aware that starting salaries are subject to change by the Firm's Compensation Committee."

Chicago to 190!!! :D :D :D :D :D

Or down to 145!!! :( :( :( :( :( :(

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby Fitz51 » Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:41 pm

chuckbass wrote:
smaug wrote:
skers wrote:Getting brutal in here, I'm smelling blood in the water.

Don't get too excited, bearsfan.

vince.gif

(slyly pushes box of razor blades towards DF's thighs)


I understand this reference and it upsets me.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby J9ofDiamonds » Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:46 pm

Monochromatic Oeuvre wrote:Wait, DF is in Biglaw?


:lol:

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby Fitz51 » Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:53 pm

Desert Fox wrote:It does me too, but because I dont get it. What did my thighs ever do to anyone other than make me look like a hippo.


It's that sweet, juicy blood bears wants.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 07, 2015 4:29 pm

Has someone compiled a list of offers/no-offers from 2015? For some reason I can't find it, please help!

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:19 am

Was just about to accept my Katten offer.... and then I read this thread... I do have other offers (not Skadden tho lol), but really liked Katten the best. Is it that bad? I don't really care about the events, (even tho I've heard Katten's s/a events have been great, Lady Gaga concerts & all...) more the people.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby BigZuck » Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:35 am

All else being equal, I can see "the people" maybe being a tie breaker. But it would be pretty far down on my list of considerations.

I guess if a firm puts nothing but sucky people in front of you, that's potentially a red flag ("Is this really the best they've got?"). But finding like 6-10 people that seem cool shouldn't be that hard.

Basically "the people" is pretty easy to game in a positive way for the firm. In two years when you actually start working all or most of "the people" could easily be gone and/or act differently toward you.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby North » Wed Sep 16, 2015 1:04 am

If you've got a 100% firm I'd take that over Katten personally

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby Single-Malt-Liquor » Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:24 am

North wrote:If you've got a 100% firm I'd take that over Katten personally


Yeah, I was at a 100% firm and people were still so nervous. I cant imagine the stress being at a firm that's traditionally less than 98%.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2015

Postby J9ofDiamonds » Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:06 am

Single-Malt-Liquor wrote:
North wrote:If you've got a 100% firm I'd take that over Katten personally


Yeah, I was at a 100% firm and people were still so nervous. I cant imagine the stress being at a firm that's traditionally less than 98%.


this. mine was like 99.5% and we were all kind of uneasy until the deal was sealed




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