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Stanford4Me
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Stanford4Me » Wed May 05, 2010 1:18 am

TheSharklord wrote:*sigh* It'd still be nice if they told us that's where we stood. Some kind of "waitlist" email or something. Those of you who got in (and even us who didn't/still waiting) are amazing candidates, I'm not going to be crushed if it doesn't happen. There are just too many good people. But it'd be nice to have a realistic sense of where things were that wasn't purely conjecture from our end...

Is everyone who didn't get in up for forming our own law firm and farming out internships for ourselves for the summer? =P First 3 people who say yes get to be name partners!

YES =)

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby TheSharklord » Wed May 05, 2010 8:44 am

Okay, so so far it's Sharky, Sakura, and Stanford LLP. I'm thinking the last person should have an S beginning name. I'm from near DC so I'm down for at least having one office there, and surely we'll need an NYC one. Anyone want to expand internationally? =P

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby UnitarySpace » Wed May 05, 2010 5:39 pm

Rejected today via status checker. Deposited at CLS. I guess I'll just be chillin' this summer. Congrats to all those who got it.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby APimpNamedSlickback » Wed May 05, 2010 5:43 pm

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby anmo » Wed May 05, 2010 5:49 pm

APimpNamedSlickback wrote:congrats to all who got it, and sorry to everyone else. in any case, here is a breakdown for this summer

NYU - 13
Harvard - 12
Columbia - 11
Stanford - 5
Chicago - 5
Yale - 3
Boalt - 3
Georgetown - 2
Cornell - 2
Virginia - 1
Northwestern - 1
Duke - 1
Penn - 1


UT Austin - 1

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby newyorker88 » Wed May 05, 2010 5:55 pm

APimpNamedSlickback wrote:congrats to all who got it, and sorry to everyone else. in any case, here is a breakdown for this summer

NYU - 13
Harvard - 12
Columbia - 11
Stanford - 5
Chicago - 5
Yale - 3
Boalt - 3
Georgetown - 2
Cornell - 2
Virginia - 1
Northwestern - 1
Duke - 1
Penn - 1


seems people were right about NYU, very strong showing.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Wed May 05, 2010 6:03 pm

newyorker88 wrote:
APimpNamedSlickback wrote:congrats to all who got it, and sorry to everyone else. in any case, here is a breakdown for this summer

NYU - 13
Harvard - 12
Columbia - 11
Stanford - 5
Chicago - 5
Yale - 3
Boalt - 3
Georgetown - 2
Cornell - 2
Virginia - 1
Northwestern - 1
Duke - 1
Penn - 1


seems people were right about NYU, very strong showing.


I was shocked when I saw how many were going to NYU.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Core » Wed May 05, 2010 6:07 pm

Got dinged, too. :( No idea what I'll be doing this summer.
1 from Penn, and 3 from Boalt? Wtf?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby APimpNamedSlickback » Wed May 05, 2010 6:23 pm

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Rand M. » Wed May 05, 2010 6:38 pm

APimpNamedSlickback wrote:
newyorker88 wrote:
APimpNamedSlickback wrote:congrats to all who got it, and sorry to everyone else. in any case, here is a breakdown for this summer

NYU - 13
Harvard - 12
Columbia - 11
Stanford - 5
Chicago - 5
Yale - 3
Boalt - 3
Georgetown - 2
Cornell - 2
Virginia - 1
Northwestern - 1
Duke - 1
Penn - 1


seems people were right about NYU, very strong showing.


maybe strong in absolute terms, but i'd want to know how many kids from each school got offers instead of just the number that accepted. also, the number of offers as a percentage of total entering urms would be helpful.

i wouldnt draw too many conclusions from that breakdown.


Plus, adjusting for size, Columbia and Stanford actually did a bit better than NYU.

Do you really think that they had a significant number not accept the offer? Just curious.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Sakura3210 » Thu May 06, 2010 2:16 am

Bah, rejected. Whatever, I guess I can go on vacation now for the summer! :P

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby ranovr32 » Fri May 07, 2010 10:44 am

Core wrote:Got dinged, too. :( No idea what I'll be doing this summer.
1 from Penn, and 3 from Boalt? Wtf?

BoalTTT.....

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby novacuseville » Fri May 07, 2010 3:48 pm

Does anyone know when CLI begins this summer??

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Hiei » Fri May 28, 2010 12:19 pm

As expected, it looks like NYU's large gift to SEO this past year had a big impact. They only had 4 NYU people in last year's class and it skyrocketed all the way to 14 this year--even more than Harvard!

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Hiei » Fri May 28, 2010 12:21 pm

APimpNamedSlickback wrote:wachtell pays first year associates over 300k and its partners over four million dollars

the next firm down pays maybe half as much at each level.



Susman Godfrey, Kellog Huber, and Boies Schiller pay similar salaries once you factor in bonuses (although not to first years in the case of Boies) for anyone interested in firms with big payouts.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Hiei » Sat May 29, 2010 1:28 am

APimpNamedSlickback wrote:
Hiei wrote:
APimpNamedSlickback wrote:wachtell pays first year associates over 300k and its partners over four million dollars

the next firm down pays maybe half as much at each level.



Susman Godfrey, Kellog Huber, and Boies Schiller pay similar salaries once you factor in bonuses (although not to first years in the case of Boies) for anyone interested in firms with big payouts.


somewhat misleading because those are litigation boutiques that generally require years of clerking before one can join as a first year associate. to my knowledge, only wlkr pays that sort of money to people directly out of law school.


Boies doesn't require a clerkship; Susman and Kellog practically do but the reality is that if you have the grades/school combination to get Watchell you have the grades/school combo to get a 1 year district court or COA clerkship ( you don't need multiple). The only reason most of the Wachtell hires don't have a clerkship under their belt is because they didn't want to clerk--- they had the qualifications to clerk but chose not to (also Wachtell is primarily a transactional firm so they don't value clerkships like litigation focused firms like Boies, Susman, Williams and Connoll etc; even though they are just as selective).

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Rand M. » Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:08 pm

To future applicants:

Please apply to this program. If you need convincing, please PM me. You would have to have some pretty unique circumstances for this not to be the absolute best thing you can do. I just had to make sure that was said.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby masterthearts » Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:15 pm

I am white/hispanic. Will being white be held against me? I am Hispanic..hispanic is an ethnicity and not a race. One can be of any race and still be Hispanic. In their brochure, they keep referring to students of color.
Will I be automatically ruled out because I am not "of color"?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby re-applicant » Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:27 am

what kind of asians, if any, qualify for this program?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Rand M. » Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:38 am

re-applicant wrote:what kind of asians, if any, qualify for this program?


From what I can tell, all.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Doritos » Fri Sep 24, 2010 10:28 am

masterthearts wrote:I am white/hispanic. Will being white be held against me? I am Hispanic..hispanic is an ethnicity and not a race. One can be of any race and still be Hispanic. In their brochure, they keep referring to students of color.
Will I be automatically ruled out because I am not "of color"?


Apply, you will not be auto ruled out

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby MartianManhunter » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:42 pm

masterthearts wrote:I am white/hispanic. Will being white be held against me? I am Hispanic..hispanic is an ethnicity and not a race. One can be of any race and still be Hispanic. In their brochure, they keep referring to students of color.
Will I be automatically ruled out because I am not "of color"?


Nah. Just cling close to whatever tie you have. SEO is sophisticated enough to understand the diversity within racial groups.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby bk1 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:05 pm

The fact that they ask for a headshot is kind of strange in my opinion.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby MartianManhunter » Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:10 pm

bk1 wrote:The fact that they ask for a headshot is kind of strange in my opinion.


It's for the book with all the intern's profiles that they give to the firms.




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