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Signing bonuses for alums

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:51 pm

Do firms usually pay the post-clerkship signing bonus to people who went work->clerk->work? Does it matter whether you come back to the same firm or go to a different one?

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Re: Signing bonuses for alums

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:04 pm

My understanding is that the bonus is for anyone coming from a clerkship, regardless of what they did before the clerkship; if you look at the websites for firms that like to lure clerks, they refer to bonuses and clearly aren't talking about people who already have a commitment to come back after summering/working there (they'd have no need to advertise that).

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Re: Signing bonuses for alums

Postby clerker » Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:19 pm

Here's a data point: I returned to my firm and they gave me a clerkship bonus.

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