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SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:22 pm

This has been circulating among many of the SAs at my firm about a Northwestern student who said racist things to a Hispanic SA and promptly was fired from Skadden. Can anyone verify? Supposedly in the Chicago or NYC office.

*I realize this is gossip so delete if you all want. I'll be waiting for the story to hit ATL in a couple of days.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby onionz » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:33 pm

As an alum I hope it's not true, but I also think it's a little much to so blatantly call out names for no reason than to satisfy your curiosity. If it's not true, I'd hate for anyone to get the wrong impression of the firm/office or the school.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby RaceJudicata » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:43 pm

*grabs popcorn*

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby grades?? » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:44 pm

Checking in. This gonna be good.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby LaLiLuLeLo » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:05 pm

onionz wrote:As an alum I hope it's not true, but I also think it's a little much to so blatantly call out names for no reason than to satisfy your curiosity. If it's not true, I'd hate for anyone to get the wrong impression of the firm/office or the school.


Yes, god forbid the firm that had a 32 year old associate die of a heart attack while doing work have a bad name on an Internet forum :roll:

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:18 pm

onionz wrote:As an alum I hope it's not true, but I also think it's a little much to so blatantly call out names for no reason than to satisfy your curiosity. If it's not true, I'd hate for anyone to get the wrong impression of the firm/office or the school.


OP here. Well, not sure why their current students would be spreading the rumor around in real life.... Also this isn't as highly publicized as ATL and I'm not claiming to know who the SA is. Apparently the rumor mill is going off on rumors that are unsubstantiated and even more unlikely than the original post.

I have zero tolerance for racism and if it's true that Skadden fired someone for it..well, that's a positive step. Sucks if it's a Northwestern student but there's horrible people from every school.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby heythatslife » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:24 pm

Skadden SAs on a streak as of late? Wasn't it there last year that an SA supposedly slapped an associate or something?

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Yugihoe » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:25 pm

heythatslife wrote:Skadden SAs on a streak as of late? Wasn't it there last year that an SA supposedly slapped an associate or something?


Yea there was a slapper, but he got an offer

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Night_L » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:31 pm

Yugihoe wrote:
heythatslife wrote:Skadden SAs on a streak as of late? Wasn't it there last year that an SA supposedly slapped an associate or something?


Yea there was a slapper, but he got an offer


Please tell me this is a joke.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby sanzgo » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:34 pm

Night_L wrote:
Yugihoe wrote:
heythatslife wrote:Skadden SAs on a streak as of late? Wasn't it there last year that an SA supposedly slapped an associate or something?


Yea there was a slapper, but he got an offer


Please tell me this is a joke.


http://abovethelaw.com/2016/06/what-mad ... aw-lawyer/

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby UBETutoring » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:38 pm

sanzgo wrote:
Night_L wrote:
Yugihoe wrote:
heythatslife wrote:Skadden SAs on a streak as of late? Wasn't it there last year that an SA supposedly slapped an associate or something?


Yea there was a slapper, but he got an offer


Please tell me this is a joke.


http://abovethelaw.com/2016/06/what-mad ... aw-lawyer/

In the 2016 story, the only one that did anything wrong is the tipster.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:15 am

Has anyone heard whether this is a man or a woman? Because the only Northwestern SA in the NYC office is female.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:34 am

Do not start a witch hunt.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby UVA2B » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:41 am

Simple bold statement: nothing about this is substantiated besides the slapping SA from last year. Mindless speculation serves no one's purpose, and should be ignored until there is a substantiating record. Why devolve beyond that before actual facts come out supporting/denying the claim?

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby rahulg91 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:51 am

RaceJudicata wrote:*grabs popcorn*

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:55 am

I heard something about the guy from the SAs at Weil (where I'm at). Unable to verify or deny though. Rising 3Ls at Northwestern likely would be helpful.

It sounds too good to be true but who knows. At least the guy's name isn't circulating on TLS.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:10 am

It is unfortunately true. Chicago office.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby UBETutoring » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:10 am

Nobody who got this far in life could be that dumb. Was it anger fueled racism or a poorly conceived joke? Neither is good, but if it's the latter, then you feel bad.
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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby UVA2B » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:14 am

UBETutoring wrote:Seems too stupid to be true. Nobody who got this far in life could be that dumb. Was it anger fueled racism or a stupid joke?


Why on Earth would that matter?

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby sanzgo » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:15 am

given the pc-police, ENEMIES OF THE GATE culture these days, i wouldn't be surprised if something that was no big deal spiraled outta control.

just look at the house- [HI I'M THE WORD FILTER. THIS PERSON MIGHT BE A DICK.] bill maher incident lmao

User has been banned for 3 days by the PC police. Don't test the word filter again.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby UBETutoring » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:20 am

UVA2B wrote:
UBETutoring wrote:Seems too stupid to be true. Nobody who got this far in life could be that dumb. Was it anger fueled racism or a stupid joke?


Why on Earth would that matter?

It's unfortunate either way, but if it's the latter, they could still have a good heart. If it's the former, the impulse to go there when angry suggests otherwise.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby runinthefront » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:28 am

sanzgo wrote:given the pc-police, ENEMIES OF THE GATE culture these days, i wouldn't be surprised if something that was no big deal spiraled outta control.

just look at the house- [HI I'M THE WORD FILTER. THIS PERSON MIGHT BE A DICK.] bill maher incident lmao

how bad did you want to use an analogue to Bill Maher's fuck-up to post that word on TLS?

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby rpupkin » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:53 am

UBETutoring wrote:Nobody who got this far in life could be that dumb.

LOL. Just wait until you start working with big-law partners.

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Re: SA Fired from Skadden

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:49 am

Skadden, Chicago Office, Northwestern, last Friday, supposedly various multitude of issues other than racist remark.



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