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Re: Wachtell litigation reputation

Postby rpupkin » Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:37 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Can anyone comment about Wachtell's hiring after completing federal clerkships? Do they hire clerks who have not summered there? How hard is it to get—harder or easier than at OCI? Just curious!


As a general matter, they rarely hire laterals. In recent years, they've hired laterals from firms and from clerkships, but generally its like 1-2 people a year. Its extremely difficult to get hired there as a lateral.

are you really considered a 'lateral' coming off a clerkship when you have no substantial practice experience elsewhere?

Yes.



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