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Re: Paul Hastings Offer Rate

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:30 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Not to throw further shade here, but PH is pretty bad. Certain partners act like you owe them a huge favor for being able to work there/lord their power over you, steal your hours for themselves/pressure you not to bill too much, backbite about other associates/partners, etc. etc. Several associates are being fired left and right for no reason at all, including people who are just slightly below the 2000 hour requirement (I can think of at least 5 examples in the past two months). They are trying to increase their profitability for purposes of rankings, and will stop at nothing to achieve this. Stay away, there are many firms that are better prestige-wise and also treat you humanely.


Appreciate the warning. What practice group are you?


Not the poster above, but the bolded is true of my practice group and I'm in corporate. Seriously, if you can help it, stay away.

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Re: Paul Hastings Offer Rate

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Not to throw further shade here, but PH is pretty bad. Certain partners act like you owe them a huge favor for being able to work there/lord their power over you, steal your hours for themselves/pressure you not to bill too much, backbite about other associates/partners, etc. etc. Several associates are being fired left and right for no reason at all, including people who are just slightly below the 2000 hour requirement (I can think of at least 5 examples in the past two months). They are trying to increase their profitability for purposes of rankings, and will stop at nothing to achieve this. Stay away, there are many firms that are better prestige-wise and also treat you humanely.


Appreciate the warning. What practice group are you?


Not the poster above, but the bolded is true of my practice group and I'm in corporate. Seriously, if you can help it, stay away.


Don't have the culture problem in my office but we probably over hired, my group is extremely bottom heavy, not sure what they are going to do when the incoming class joins this fall.

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Re: Paul Hastings Offer Rate

Postby pml87 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:10 pm

I can confirm that PH does give out cold offer for no apparent reason rather than the fact that they over-hired for the summer class.

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Re: Paul Hastings Offer Rate

Postby RaceJudicata » Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:25 pm

pml87 wrote:I can confirm that PH does give out cold offer for no apparent reason rather than the fact that they over-hired for the summer class.


Or maybe you got cold offered because of your writing skills . . .

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Re: Paul Hastings Offer Rate

Postby pml87 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:47 pm

RaceJudicata wrote:
pml87 wrote:I can confirm that PH does give out cold offer for no apparent reason rather than the fact that they over-hired for the summer class.


Or maybe you got cold offered because of your writing skills . . .


This is not the first time you acted like a pain in the neck. Is there something wrong with you? Anger management issues, perhaps? No, I didn't summer for PH. You seem so ready to assume ulterior motive.

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Re: Paul Hastings Offer Rate

Postby RaceJudicata » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:21 am

pml87 wrote:
RaceJudicata wrote:
pml87 wrote:I can confirm that PH does give out cold offer for no apparent reason rather than the fact that they over-hired for the summer class.


Or maybe you got cold offered because of your writing skills . . .


This is not the first time you acted like a pain in the neck. Is there something wrong with you? Anger management issues, perhaps? No, I didn't summer for PH. You seem so ready to assume ulterior motive.


I think no-offering (or cold offering) someone based on poor writing skills is more legitimate than doing the same for over hiring. So no, not ready to assume ulterior motives.

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Re: Paul Hastings Offer Rate

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:02 am

Heard from people who summered in the NY office that they drastically overhired, but that the firm said they'd find space for everyone

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Re: Paul Hastings Offer Rate

Postby dabigchina » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:19 am

Anonymous User wrote:Heard from people who summered in the NY office that they drastically overhired, but that the firm said they'd find space for everyone

The firm openly communicated to associates that they over hired? That seems like a bad sign...




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