2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is this thread quiet now because everybody's found jobs?

Nope. Just despondence! Had a phone screener for a boutique recently. Now I wait. And wait. And wait.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Tyler_Durden » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:18 am

Anyone get a second round with Covington NYC?

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:10 pm

Missed a call from my first choice this morning (post-callback). Voicemail sounded promising. Still waiting on a return call. Dying.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:Missed a call from my first choice this morning (post-callback). Voicemail sounded promising. Still waiting on a return call. Dying.


Finally got the call. Relieved to put this process behind me. Good luck to everyone still in it.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:13 pm

At least some of the NY firms on the list circulated in this thread awhile back are making offers.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:59 pm

Took a job in Chicago, but still haven't heard much from my remaining applications. Seems like this isn't a great year for clerks.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Took a job in Chicago, but still haven't heard much from my remaining applications. Seems like this isn't a great year for clerks.

Weird question: are you barred in Illinois? I am not but I have been applying there and I am curious how firms handle the situation.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:At least some of the NY firms on the list circulated in this thread awhile back are making offers.


The thread would be a bit more useful if people contributed specifics.

I personally know that Paul, Weiss and Quinn NYC have made offers.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:53 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Took a job in Chicago, but still haven't heard much from my remaining applications. Seems like this isn't a great year for clerks.

Weird question: are you barred in Illinois? I am not but I have been applying there and I am curious how firms handle the situation.


Yes, I am. I'm not sure what your question is, though. If you're hired somewhere that you are not barred, you would just have to sit for the next exam.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:17 pm

Does WLRK really not give a clerkship bonus?

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:44 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:At least some of the NY firms on the list circulated in this thread awhile back are making offers.


The thread would be a bit more useful if people contributed specifics.

I personally know that Paul, Weiss and Quinn NYC have made offers.

So have Patterson and Debevoise.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:53 pm

Has anyone heard back from W&C post-callback this month?

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:45 am

Bump - any developments?

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:38 am

Anonymous User wrote:Bump - any developments?

Not from me. I am still applying any time I see anything at all open up.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:41 am

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:48 am

I am actively telling people not to clerk unless they already have a gig lined up.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:48 am

District court clerk here from competitive district (NDCal/EDNY/SDNY/DDC) with 4 years of non-big-law pre-clerkship experience. Magna at T25. 4 interviews with big law in DC, 3 offers all at my class year or just 1-year cut.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:54 am

Anonymous User wrote:I am actively telling people not to clerk unless they already have a gig lined up.


I'd second this, though I think H/Y or T10 Coif doesn't seem to have that much of an issue looking for post-clerkship gigs. Other credentials should be very wary.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard back from W&C post-callback this month?


Ding by letter about 2 weeks ago. Hiring committee meets fairly infrequently from what the recruiter told me.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:53 pm

HYS top 1/3, D.Ct. Kirkland Houston ding just a couple days after applying for an open posting. Fast. Ouch.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard back from W&C post-callback this month?


Yes, ding about 2w after via snail mail.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:01 pm

COA, summa at T25, no biglaw experience. This week I accepted one of three pending Chicago biglaw offers. Just one data point.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:11 pm

Chicago seems like a much friendlier market for this year's clerks than DC.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:COA, summa at T25, no biglaw experience. This week I accepted one of three pending Chicago biglaw offers. Just one data point.


Nice.

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Re: 2016-17 Post-Clerkship Hiring Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:47 pm

Anyone heard from WLRK litigation?



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