Latham NYC v. Jenner Chicago

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Latham NYC
2
33%
Jenner & Block Chicago
4
67%
 
Total votes: 6

Sultra

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Latham NYC v. Jenner Chicago

Postby Sultra » Sat Sep 10, 2016 5:23 pm

Have offers from both. Leaning transactional but am pretty unsure. I really like the people at both places, but am generally more drawn to Latham because of their broad practice area strength, unassigned program, and, admittedly, prestige (am I overstating the difference between the two in this regard?)

I know this largely is a city question, and I'm slightly leaning towards Chicago because it seems to be a higher QOL (due to lower COL). I've never lived in either city (I'm from a rural area; Midwest). Am I crazy to turn down Latham and/or living in NYC just because I think I might like living and working in Chicago better?

Long-term, I see myself in Chicago and not necessarily making partner/still in big-law.

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Re: Latham NYC v. Jenner Chicago

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 10, 2016 5:25 pm

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Re: Latham NYC v. Jenner Chicago

Postby sublime » Sat Sep 10, 2016 5:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Chicago is a much better city but Jenner corporate is nearly non-existent and you will likely be pushed to litigation. So you need to decide which is more important to you. Tough call.



(Anon is from and loves Chicago - there's really nothing in here that required anon, bro)

Chicago may be better for you, OP, but it certainly isn't a much better city. I lean towards Latham based on their transactional strength.



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