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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:30 am

Does anyone have updated info on Proskauer Rose?

Specifically re: bar stipends (ability for multiple bars at once?), interest free advances, 401k matching? Anything else would be interesting to hear too

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 17, 2017 8:20 am

Anyone have info re: Kirkland Chi?

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 17, 2017 4:15 pm

Kirkland NY

Bar stipend: $10K pre-tax, paid around June

Bar prep and cost, airfare and hotel (2 days) to location (if out of state): paid

Relocation: Has contract with relocation company that will take care of move, which includes airfare for you and family members to the new location, cost of packaging, insuring, and transporting the goods, and storage of up to 30 days

Health benefits: $119-297 (single medical - just participant's contribution), dental (about $20 for single) and vision (about $8 for single)

Gym: depends on the gym - you get a discounted rate or waived initiation fee but not a stipend

Meals: Up to $40 on weekdays for dinner. Weekend you get double (lunch and dinner) allowances.

Car service: after 8pm and/or before 7am (provided you met the hours requirement) for weekday. Weekend: anytime, from and to, provided you work min of 2hrs

Used to have your own offices - might change for incoming junior associates.

Phone/Laptop: Firm provided laptop and Iphone.

401k: n/a

Bonuses: market shattering supposedly

No vacation policy, but can't see anyone taking more than 6 weeks off a year

Other misc. benefits: Has a student loan refinancing program

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Tiago Splitter » Wed May 17, 2017 4:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Car service: after 8pm and/or before 7am (provided you met the hours requirement) for weekday. Weekend: anytime, from and to, provided you work min of 2hrs

What's the hours requirement for weekdays?

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 17, 2017 4:35 pm

does anyone have updated info on Ropes & Gray?

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 17, 2017 4:39 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Car service: after 8pm and/or before 7am (provided you met the hours requirement) for weekday. Weekend: anytime, from and to, provided you work min of 2hrs

What's the hours requirement for weekdays?


For evening or morning transportation: 9 hours
For both: you have to arrive before 7am, leave after 8pm, and work at least 11 hours

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Tiago Splitter » Wed May 17, 2017 4:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Car service: after 8pm and/or before 7am (provided you met the hours requirement) for weekday. Weekend: anytime, from and to, provided you work min of 2hrs

What's the hours requirement for weekdays?


For evening or morning transportation: 9 hours
For both: you have to arrive before 7am, leave after 8pm, and work at least 11 hours

Damn that's brutal.

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 17, 2017 8:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Kirkland NY

Bar stipend: $10K pre-tax, paid around June

Bar prep and cost, airfare and hotel (2 days) to location (if out of state): paid

Relocation: Has contract with relocation company that will take care of move, which includes airfare for you and family members to the new location, cost of packaging, insuring, and transporting the goods, and storage of up to 30 days

Health benefits: $119-297 (single medical - just participant's contribution), dental (about $20 for single) and vision (about $8 for single)

Gym: depends on the gym - you get a discounted rate or waived initiation fee but not a stipend

Meals: Up to $40 on weekdays for dinner. Weekend you get double (lunch and dinner) allowances.

Car service: after 8pm and/or before 7am (provided you met the hours requirement) for weekday. Weekend: anytime, from and to, provided you work min of 2hrs

Used to have your own offices - might change for incoming junior associates.

Phone/Laptop: Firm provided laptop and Iphone.

401k: n/a

Bonuses: market shattering supposedly

No vacation policy, but can't see anyone taking more than 6 weeks off a year

Other misc. benefits: Has a student loan refinancing program

This sounds amazing.

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby sublime » Wed May 17, 2017 9:02 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Car service: after 8pm and/or before 7am (provided you met the hours requirement) for weekday. Weekend: anytime, from and to, provided you work min of 2hrs

What's the hours requirement for weekdays?


For evening or morning transportation: 9 hours
For both: you have to arrive before 7am, leave after 8pm, and work at least 11 hours

Damn that's brutal.


Yea, I'm really surprised ke has an hours requirement, especially one that steep.

ETA: I think I misread initially. You only need to hit 11 to get a ride there and back, right? Having any requirement at all is annoying though.

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 17, 2017 10:23 pm

Interested in Crowell & Moring

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby maroon175 » Thu May 18, 2017 4:41 am

sublime wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Car service: after 8pm and/or before 7am (provided you met the hours requirement) for weekday. Weekend: anytime, from and to, provided you work min of 2hrs

What's the hours requirement for weekdays?


For evening or morning transportation: 9 hours
For both: you have to arrive before 7am, leave after 8pm, and work at least 11 hours

Damn that's brutal.


Yea, I'm really surprised ke has an hours requirement, especially one that steep.

ETA: I think I misread initially. You only need to hit 11 to get a ride there and back, right? Having any requirement at all is annoying though.


Most firms don't have this hours requirement, at least not formally.. I wonder if it's actually strictly enforced..? seems like it wouldnt really be, unless each attorney has a supervisor that looks at their hours billed each day to see if they met the minimum on the days they called car service.

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 18, 2017 10:36 am

maroon175 wrote:
sublime wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Car service: after 8pm and/or before 7am (provided you met the hours requirement) for weekday. Weekend: anytime, from and to, provided you work min of 2hrs

What's the hours requirement for weekdays?


For evening or morning transportation: 9 hours
For both: you have to arrive before 7am, leave after 8pm, and work at least 11 hours

Damn that's brutal.


Yea, I'm really surprised ke has an hours requirement, especially one that steep.

ETA: I think I misread initially. You only need to hit 11 to get a ride there and back, right? Having any requirement at all is annoying though.


Most firms don't have this hours requirement, at least not formally.. I wonder if it's actually strictly enforced..? seems like it wouldnt really be, unless each attorney has a supervisor that looks at their hours billed each day to see if they met the minimum on the days they called car service.


Original KE poster. Hours requirement is not strictly enforced at all.

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 25, 2017 9:23 am

alston & bird?

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Re: Firm Benefits

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 25, 2017 4:23 pm

Anyone have info on Ropes NYC?




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