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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:13 pm

I have heard that this process is just slower - does anyone have an idea how long it should take to hear back after a CB?

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I have heard that this process is just slower - does anyone have an idea how long it should take to hear back after a CB?


No telling. Every time I see this thread on the front page I get excited that information is incoming. And then my hopes are dashed.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:00 pm

How are you other no-offers handling the obvious question? I wasn't technically a no-offer (a class of one, and the work wasn't going to be there, they said check back later), but its still killing my interviews.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:30 pm

just realized almost 150 cover letters I sent out have a stupid typo. doesnt feel good.

also king & spalding atlanta is hiring for Corporate, Capital Transactions & Real Estate, and Finance

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:48 pm

I accepted an offer at a smaller firm but am considering applying at a larger firm in the same city that just posted an opening. I'm nervous though that they would ask the smaller firm if I got an offer. Since I already accepted at the smaller firm it would be really awkward for them to know I am looking elsewhere and I would worry they could even pull the offer. Are firms likely to check in with your summer firm before deciding whether they want to hire you?

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 16, 2015 10:36 am

Any news recently?

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 16, 2015 10:32 pm

So got the call back from Weil on Friday night, and haven't heard back from them re: scheduling.
I'm guessing at this point they are just going to cancel the call back. It's not really a surprise given that I'm median-ish.

Should I follow up just to make sure?

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 16, 2015 10:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So got the call back from Weil on Friday night, and haven't heard back from them re: scheduling.
I'm guessing at this point they are just going to cancel the call back. It's not really a surprise given that I'm median-ish.

Should I follow up just to make sure?


No, I'd just wait. Had the same issue with another firm.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 11:07 am

Don't know if this is old news, but got notification of firms looking (NY Office):

Kirkland & Ellis (Lit)
Seward & Kissel

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:16 pm

So in case someone hasn't seen the Davis Polk thread, apparently someone accepted an offer on September 8th. I suppose that is the last thing we have from DPW now. Hope is pretty much gone now.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:20 pm

They were conducitng CBs as late as 9/11....don't read too much into that.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:26 am

SullCrom NY postings for Lit and for Corp.

Also know of someone who got dinged from Sidley corp post-CB.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby gaddockteeg » Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:20 pm

to all those waiting, I offer some hope. I did 3L OCI (in 2014) and not one but TWO amlaw 200 firms waited almost 2 months to extend me an offer post CB.

one of those two, took 3 months.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:46 pm

Thank you for the encouragement - it really does help. Will keep hoping!

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby SFSpartan » Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:30 pm

Fenwick looking for Exec. Comp. & Employee Benefits associate

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 18, 2015 4:23 pm

I summered at a big name plaintiff's lit. boutique (think BLBG, Cohen Milstein, G&E, etc.). After the summer, I was told I would likely have an offer, but that it could not be extended until as late as May as, given the contingency model, the firm would need to evaluate their needs then and that they could not predict a year in advance. If I were to get an offer though I would likely accept it as I loved my summer.

I am obviously applying elsewhere in the meantime, but I am wondering what would be the best way to frame this. So far I have just been highlighting that my summer was longer than usual at 15-weeks and the work experience I received. I obviously can't say I received an offer, but also don't want it to look like I was no-offered.

Thoughts?

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 18, 2015 4:26 pm

"The firm's practice is to extend offers in May pending business need. But, I received solid performance reviews, etc.."

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 18, 2015 10:50 pm

S&C didn't post on my T10 school's Symplicity. Weird. I guess I'll just bump my direct app somehow.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby JohannDeMann » Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:just realized almost 150 cover letters I sent out have a stupid typo. doesnt feel good.

also king & spalding atlanta is hiring for Corporate, Capital Transactions & Real Estate, and Finance


i wouldnt sweat it. they are only skimmed. i pointed out a cover letter littered with mistakes and the kid still got an offer.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:16 pm

I'm getting the suspicious feeling firms are waiting until after Oct. 1 to see how many of their SAs accept full time offers until they make decisions on us apparently less desirable candidates lol (going by the fact they have given out SOME offers).

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby aunt_pearl » Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:45 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Don't know if this is old news, but got notification of firms looking (NY Office):

Kirkland & Ellis (Lit)
Seward & Kissel


Do you know what department for StewKis?

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:43 pm

re: sewkis-

Posting said litigation but not sure if that was a default as was not in the body of the posting itself (i.e. "sewis is looking for entry level lit associates....") Still a pretty good bet though

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:05 am

Any weil offers come out? what is the timeline?

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:35 am

do either DPW or Skadden send dings out post CB? i'm not sure what their protocol is. i've contacted recruiting at both firms to let them know i have a deadline coming up, but have heard zilch so far.

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Re: 3L OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:46 am

Also waiting for DPW, I just assume no.




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