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Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Citizen Genet » Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:27 am

Alright everyone. One of the more difficult things to locate online is whether a specific firm in a specific market will give a bonus, and what that bonus will be. So I'd like this thread to be a clearinghouse for information on bonuses. Feel free to post anonymously or feel free to PM me information that I can relay into this post. (I will not disclose anyone's identity or information.)

If you know a firm has a policy of giving a bonus for clerkships, please post the following information.

Firm Name:
Market: (If you know the firm has a nationwide policy, please indicate so.)
Bonus Amount:
Additional bonus info? (e.g. If you do 2 years, they give a $70,000 bonus OR Fed Cir receives $90,000, etc. Feel free to mark "Unsure")

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 01, 2013 1:42 pm

Firm Name: Thompson Knight
Market: Dallas/Houston (I only know for one, but don't want to out myself)
Bonus: $35,000
Add info: none

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 01, 2013 4:37 pm

Firm Name: Greenberg Traurig
Market: secondary (non NYC, DC, Chi, SF, LA) (I do not know if other offices give bonuses)
Clerkship bonus: $0

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Firm Name: Greenberg Traurig
Market: secondary (non NYC, DC, Chi, SF, LA) (I do not know if other offices give bonuses)
Clerkship bonus: $0


Wow. Miami?

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:37 pm

Is it worth adding what kind of clerkship? A magistrate clerkship (though a valuable experience) might be treated differently from COA. Though if it's too identifying, obviously no problem.

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Citizen Genet » Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is it worth adding what kind of clerkship? A magistrate clerkship (though a valuable experience) might be treated differently from COA. Though if it's too identifying, obviously no problem.


If posters have that information, definitely include it (I'll edit original post later).

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Firm Name: Greenberg Traurig
Market: secondary (non NYC, DC, Chi, SF, LA) (I do not know if other offices give bonuses)
Clerkship bonus: $0


Wow. Miami?


Not Miami. Federal. Not magistrate. Not bankruptcy. I was disapointed too, so I may not go back after the clerkship. We'll see how I like the other firms I interview with.

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:02 pm

Denver office of a national (but not V20) firm. $10k.

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby ZyzzBrah » Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:43 pm

Covington
DC
$50,000 for federal or SSC if you go directly after (good luck if you dont already have an SA)

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Re: Post Bonus Information in This Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 03, 2013 1:39 pm

Here's the lawclerkaddict list. Disclaimer: It's for circuit clerkships only and from 2007, so not the most current. However, it's fairly comprehensive: http://lawclerkaddict.blogspot.com/2007 ... chart.html.

edit: here's another list from ATL that's fairly old: http://abovethelaw.com/2007/04/skaddenf ... al-report/




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