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SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby rondemarino » Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:51 pm

I'm a OL looking to high tail it back to Cali after law school. Stanford and Boalt are no goes for me because of my GPA, but with a strong LSAT score I do have a strong shot at most of the lower T-14 and possibly UCLA.

Is there anyone on this board with went to a non-T6 T-14 and got an SA gig or post-2L offer from....

1) Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
2) Fenwick & West
3) Gunderson Dettmer
4) ... other Bay Area firms I'm forgetting

If yes, would you mind sharing your approximate class rank?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby FrankReynolds » Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:30 pm

you should be able to search those firms associates. the first 2 definitely hire(d) at UC-Davis before this economy, so I assume if you are at a T14 and show interest you can get there... dunno if they do OCI though.

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby RVP11 » Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:40 pm

I know of at least one person who was around median at UVA (I'm guessing slightly above) and had multiple offers from good Bay Area firms. This person is not originally from the Bay Area but is from the West Coast, which might have given them a slight boost compared to someone who just wants to go to California on a whim.

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:42 pm

Offers at Wilson Sonsini, Mofo, GDC. All were at Michigan for OCI.

Top quarter at Michigan.

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby rondemarino » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:04 am

Anonymous User wrote:Offers at Wilson Sonsini, Mofo, GDC. All were at Michigan for OCI.

Top quarter at Michigan.


Cool. Thanks. Dumb question - GDC = who? The acronym doesn't ring a bell.

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby rondemarino » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:08 am

FrankReynolds wrote:you should be able to search those firms associates. the first 2 definitely hire(d) at UC-Davis before this economy, so I assume if you are at a T14 and show interest you can get there... dunno if they do OCI though.


WSGR does OCI at the T-14 and then some.

Fenwick goes to the larger T-14s and T1 Cali schools.

Gunderson = T9 + UCLA (rumor was that they were going drop UCLA from OCI)

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:10 am

rondemarino wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Offers at Wilson Sonsini, Mofo, GDC. All were at Michigan for OCI.

Top quarter at Michigan.


Cool. Thanks. Dumb question - GDC = who? The acronym doesn't ring a bell.


Gibson Dunn and Crutcher.

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:13 am

rondemarino wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Offers at Wilson Sonsini, Mofo, GDC. All were at Michigan for OCI.

Top quarter at Michigan.


Cool. Thanks. Dumb question - GDC = who? The acronym doesn't ring a bell.


IMO: GDC is the top CA firm, except KVN

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby rondemarino » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:19 am

Anonymous User wrote:
rondemarino wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Offers at Wilson Sonsini, Mofo, GDC. All were at Michigan for OCI.

Top quarter at Michigan.


Cool. Thanks. Dumb question - GDC = who? The acronym doesn't ring a bell.


Gibson Dunn and Crutcher.


Hmmm... Their emerging technologies practice appears to be fairly large. Definitely new to me. Just never heard much about them in this arena before.

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby thompson » Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:57 pm

rondemarino wrote:Hmmm... Their emerging technologies practice appears to be fairly large. Definitely new to me. Just never heard much about them in this arena before.

To be fair, considering the prominence of GDC, that probably reflects more on you than on the firm.

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Re: SAs and/or Offers at Tech-focused Bay Area Firms

Postby rondemarino » Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:12 pm

thompson wrote:
rondemarino wrote:Hmmm... Their emerging technologies practice appears to be fairly large. Definitely new to me. Just never heard much about them in this arena before.

To be fair, considering the prominence of GDC, that probably reflects more on you than on the firm.


I guess. They have no presence in the market I work in (San Diego). All the startups here seem to use Gunderson, WSGR, MoFo or Cooley.




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