Offer call-> email timeline

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Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:21 am

How long after an offer call should it be before I get the official email? I know each firm may be different- just looking for an estimate.

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:56 am

IME, I received mine the same day. Probably within a couple hours, tops.

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:02 pm

If email, probably same day (or next day if late call). But some firms (ex. S&C) only send hard copies via the post office.

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:27 pm

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:28 pm

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:28 pm

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:28 pm

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:48 pm

Is it ever worth a follow up if it's been a couple days since a call, or should I just assume something's coming in the mail/they're busy?

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:53 pm

You can get a "paper" record of the call by emailing the caller after the call, mentioning the offer that was extended and that your are actively considering the offer.

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:You can get a "paper" record of the call by emailing the caller after the call, mentioning the offer that was extended and that your are actively considering the offer.


Is there a reason having hard proof of an offer would be necessary?

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:03 pm

Interested in this too. I got a call but nothing since then, other than attorneys who congratulated on my offer.

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby a corsair » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:34 pm

There is literally no (legal) benefit to having a "paper trail" of your offer because everything is at-will anyways. You or the firm can terminate your offer at literally any point in this process, regardless of what has or hasn't been signed. The only marginal benefits I can think of are:

1) Convincing yourself that you didn't hallucinate the offer call
2) Showing your offer and rescindance email to ATL to "out the firm"

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:15 pm

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:23 pm

I got a call from Cleary last week and didn't get an email until I asked for one. It wasn't an official offer letter just an email "confirming" the offer.

Other firms have said that they have the offer letter in the mail and are sending a "treat" too. Weil sent cookies, lets see what other firms send lol.

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:25 pm

Of all the worthwhile things to stress about, I don't think wondering whether or not your offer was "real" is one of them....

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:27 pm

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Re: Offer call-> email timeline

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