Monochromatic Oeuvre wrote:patogordo wrote:also my impression of BSF was that it would be a great place to work much in the way that i imagine Jonestown was a tropical paradise
Being in the office Friday at 11 PM probably is never fun, but clearing $500k at 32 probably helps.
Also, obviously not everyone gets the chance to turn down them $$$ for dat preftige--just a general comment that law students will forever be ranking-obsessed, sometimes to their detriment.
Although if Cravath is your only offer, it seems like you'd have to be particularly unlucky with a particularly aggressive bidlist.
1.) i don't think most people are making those kinds of megabuxxx bonuses at BSF unless they're bringing in business (though they do make quite a bit more than your standard lockstep biglaw firm)
2.) i wasn't talking about hours. i mean i literally felt like i was interviewing for a cult and everyone might commit mass suicide any moment.
which is just to say that firm culture/fit matters a lot