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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 10, 2016 12:11 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone else heard anything from Kirkland Chicago? Waiting on cb or ding from them before accepting my 2L SA offer...


Not sure if you're the same anon, but I had Kirkland CB yesterday, offer first thing this morning.

When did you hear from them about scheduling your callback?


Sent my resume through Symplicity (I believe deadline was July 21). They initially reached out on August 3rd, scheduled callback for yesterday. There were both 2L and 3L candidates there yesterday.


Congrats on the offer, I sent my resume in through the same process and unfortunately never heard back, so I guess I'll have to chalk that one up as a ding. Onwards we go

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 10, 2016 2:37 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Applied through Symplicity, also emailed a partner alum (unclear if said person forwarded my docs though).

CCN, around top 1/3.


Did you know the partner beforehand and butter him up with the song & dance routine ("just want 'advice,' that's all"), or did you cold email him and in that very first email cut to the chase by attaching your materials and noting that HR should also have a copy as a way to tell the partner that you're interested in a job there?


Cold email.


How did you frame the email? I'm thinking of doing the same, but want to appear to be saying "Hey, I sent an app, make note of me."

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:21 pm

Any news from any of the LA offices?

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby SmokeytheBear » Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any news from any of the LA offices?


Latham and Skadden.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:05 am

How long is it realistic to wait to hear back from a boutique firm I inteviewed with at 3L oci about a call back? Tomorrow makes it a week.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:53 am

SmokeytheBear wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any news from any of the LA offices?


Latham and Skadden.


Dings or CBs/offers?

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:05 am

Anonymous User wrote:How long is it realistic to wait to hear back from a boutique firm I inteviewed with at 3L oci about a call back? Tomorrow makes it a week.

I would also like to know this.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:04 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:How long is it realistic to wait to hear back from a boutique firm I inteviewed with at 3L oci about a call back? Tomorrow makes it a week.

I would also like to know this.


Ditto. Anyone?

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:56 pm

Dinsmore & Shohl is doing 3L recruiting for all their offices (Cincy, Chicago, Denver, Philly).

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:12 pm

I know there's one guy above who had a cb invite with Skadden NY...any other Skadden NY movement?

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:08 pm

Wow, it seems like 3L hiring is really dead this year :(

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Wow, it seems like 3L hiring is really dead this year :(

Are you basing this on the dearth of TLS posts or what? Because last year's thread didn't pick up with good news until late Aug/Sept

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby TheoO » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:25 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Wow, it seems like 3L hiring is really dead this year :(

Are you basing this on the dearth of TLS posts or what? Because last year's thread didn't pick up with good news until late Aug/Sept


I know quite a few firms that did 3L hiring last year are not doing it this year. I asked friends to speak to the HR in their firms and many said tha there was no plan to hire outside of the class.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:41 pm

The firms I want to work at are not doing 3L hiring. Do I have any chance at working there in a couple years, or have those ships sailed?

For context, I will be working at a similar firm in the same market. I want to switch because of practice areas.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:18 pm

FYI: BuckleySandler DC is hiring 3Ls for Fall '17. A significant number. Apply via their website, no specific job opening, but definitely hiring.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:51 pm

So, I got a response from a firm asking me what practice groups I'm interested in. How broad can I be? Id like to put around 3 ot 4 practices within transactional.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:52 pm

So, I got a response from a firm asking me what practice groups I'm interested in. How broad can I be? Id like to put around 3 ot 4 practices within transactional.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So, I got a response from a firm asking me what practice groups I'm interested in. How broad can I be? Id like to put around 3 ot 4 practices within transactional.


If possible, I would ask a contact (meaning a friend, not recruiting) at the firm where they need bodies. I would also check the firm's job listings to see if one of the groups you're interested in has a posting. Other than that, just go with what you're interested in but I would limit to 2-3 groups. I think it would make it harder to land an offer if you only meet like 1 person from each group on a CB.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:18 pm

Yea, a friend of mine connected me with the firm, and they told me of the three principal practices that need bodies. I put those and a fourth that may be a bit popular.

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:46 pm

So I've been cold-mailing firms to see if they are hiring 3Ls. I've received sporadic responses and a lot of them say that they are not hiring for Fall 2017. Can y'all kind and good-hearted TLSers with more knowledge advise what firms and offices are hiring 3Ls this year?

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So I've been cold-mailing firms to see if they are hiring 3Ls. I've received sporadic responses and a lot of them say that they are not hiring for Fall 2017. Can y'all kind and good-hearted TLSers with more knowledge advise what firms and offices are hiring 3Ls this year?


Similar. Most firms I talk to say they are not hiring. If it's not happening now, is a lateral in a few years the best option?

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby bulaw2017student » Sun Aug 14, 2016 11:45 pm

Anonymous User wrote:FYI: BuckleySandler DC is hiring 3Ls for Fall '17. A significant number. Apply via their website, no specific job opening, but definitely hiring.


I had a screener at OCI last week. Haven't heard back yet. Anyone have a CB?

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:35 am

So slow this year, or is it just to early to tell yet? Anyone have any movement in the NY market?

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:So slow this year, or is it just to early to tell yet? Anyone have any movement in the NY market?


Also interested. Anybody aware of firms hiring in the NY market? At this point I've lost motivation to network because what good is that if the firms just aren't hiring 3Ls...

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Re: 3L OCI Thread.

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 15, 2016 1:22 pm

Two weeks ago, a friend of mine forwarded my material to their firm. They responded and said that theybwould get back to me "shortly ". I havent heard back. Should i send them a short "hey, whats up?" email?



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