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Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:21 pm

lol

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Redfactor » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:24 pm

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:25 pm

Redfactor wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:lol


Are you laughing about people receiving no offers?

That's a bad spot to be in and not humorous.


No, it definitely sucks for them. I have no idea why the firm was so dumb.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Redfactor » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:No, it definitely sucks for them. I have no idea why the firm was so dumb.


Sorry for misinterpreting your post

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:29 pm

Nah that was my bad. Just wanted to get this information out there. Not sure how many were no offered though.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Genius » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:43 pm

Damn. Sidley SAs got Lathamed?

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:59 pm

I knew this was going to happen. They had less than half that number last year. It's not like the market has improved *that* much. That really sucks for the summers affected.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Desert Fox » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:22 pm

Some of you turds aren't worth employing.
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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Johann » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:24 pm

did they no ofer 2 or 16? big difference.

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Postby runinthefront » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:40 pm

JohannDeMann wrote:did they no ofer 2 or 16? big difference.

Huge difference
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Postby Nebby » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:41 pm

runinthefront wrote:
JohannDeMann wrote:did they no ofer 2 or 16? big difference.

Huge difference

14 to be exact

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby PPL » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:50 pm

Wow that is excessive. How did the NY office fare?

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby bearsfan23 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:50 pm

What reason was given for the no-offers?

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Avian » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I knew this was going to happen. They had less than half that number last year. It's not like the market has improved *that* much. That really sucks for the summers affected.

Wow... wonder what they were thinking.... :shock:

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby bearsfan23 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:57 pm

Avian wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I knew this was going to happen. They had less than half that number last year. It's not like the market has improved *that* much. That really sucks for the summers affected.

Wow... wonder what they were thinking.... :shock:


They hired 23 SA's this year from U of C alone for their Chicago office.

Wtf were they thinking? Aren't their class sizes usually in the low 30's?

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:58 pm

Chicago summer at Sidley here -- everything in this thread has been made up. Nobody hears about offers until next week for the Chicago office (good or bad). Y'all need to calm down with the anonymous & inaccurate trashing of firms during recruiting season.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:03 pm

Offers aren't out. Can we get a source of any sort?

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Postby Minnietron » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Chicago summer at Sidley here -- everything in this thread has been made up. Nobody hears about offers until next week for the Chicago office (good or bad). Y'all need to calm down with the anonymous & inaccurate trashing of firms during recruiting season.

Nice try, Larry A. Barden!
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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Chicago summer at Sidley here -- everything in this thread has been made up. Nobody hears about offers until next week for the Chicago office (good or bad). Y'all need to calm down with the anonymous & inaccurate trashing of firms during recruiting season.


That's why I never said how many no offers. A partner told a summer they are not offering the entire class. If they were you would have heard already.

If it turns out to be one or two, then maybe no big deal. If it's five to ten, that's a really bad look for Sidley.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Chicago summer at Sidley here -- everything in this thread has been made up. Nobody hears about offers until next week for the Chicago office (good or bad). Y'all need to calm down with the anonymous & inaccurate trashing of firms during recruiting season.


That's why I never said how many no offers. A partner told a summer they are not offering the entire class. If they were you would have heard already.

If it turns out to be one or two, then maybe no big deal. If it's five to ten, that's a really bad look for Sidley.


Lol, okay, so you have no idea what you're talking about. Last several years they've offered the whole class and every year they have been told of offers several days after the program ended. If you have real information then share it. But, you have some weird stuff you heard from someone who doesn't known one way or the other.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:47 pm

Last year they offered the class all together before they finished for the summer.

If I'm wrong about this year definitely report back.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sat Aug 06, 2016 12:40 am

Nebby wrote:
runinthefront wrote:
JohannDeMann wrote:did they no ofer 2 or 16? big difference.

Huge difference

14 to be exact

Don't scare people, Nebby.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:16 am

Second Sidley Chicago summer chiming in here to confirm you are all wrong. Not all summers have finished the summer program yet. Different start and end dates make for delayed offers for the large group that just ended.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:36 am

I'm not sure what the different start and end dates have to do with anything.

Last year Kirkland Sidley and Skadden in Chicago (could be more those are just the ones I remember) made offers to the entire class during the last week or so, before the summer program ended. Kirkland just did that yesterday for their summer class. If your class was getting 100% offers you would know by now.

The question will be how many are no offered. If it's one weirdo it won't be a big thing. But Sidley hired a metric fuckton of SAs this year for some reason. I think there's a chance that and the 180k raises could have something to do with the lack of 100% offers.

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Re: Sidley Chicago hires 64 SAs - doesn't offer 100%

Postby jdmonkey » Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:02 am

About time somebody separated the wheat from the chaff. More firms should adopt this model to maximize profits. If you need 40 people there should be at least 80 SA's. There is no shortage of law students. Guaranteeing someone a job based on one year of law school grades is buffoonish. Firms should see who performs best 2L and over the summer. Last thing the firm needs is a person burnt out from 1L. You need hungry people to bill 2,300 hours. Determine who is the hungriest. Business 101



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