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Re: NLJ 250 % c/o 2007-2011

Postby rad lulz » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:39 am

Worthless without federal and/or AIII clerkships

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Re: NLJ 250 % c/o 2007-2011

Postby Crowing » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:40 am

rad lulz wrote:Worthless without federal and/or AIII clerkships


Can't find that for c/o 2010 and 2011 atm. I'll look more in a min.

ETA: Unless you got links to it

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Re: NLJ 250 % c/o 2007-2011

Postby 09042014 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:53 am

CCNorthwestern.

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Re: NLJ 250 % c/o 2007-2011

Postby rad lulz » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:58 am

Crowing wrote:
rad lulz wrote:Worthless without federal and/or AIII clerkships


Can't find that for c/o 2010 and 2011 atm. I'll look more in a min.

ETA: Unless you got links to it

Not on me dude

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Re: NLJ 250 % c/o 2007-2011

Postby Crowing » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:05 am

I'm pretty confused atm. Rayiner made this chart: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B11ijye ... 2JPQQ/edit

It doesn't distinguish between AIII and non-AIII federal clerkships.

Now this thread has some AIII percentages: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=150004

But some of these numbers seem impossible. For example UVA c/o 2008 and 2009 if we reference those two sources... put MORE graduates into AIII federal clerkships (according to Lawlcat's post) than into AIII and non-AIII federal clerkships combined (according to Rayiner's chart). Obviously that's impossible.

Idk what I'm missing here.

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Re: NLJ 250 % c/o 2007-2011

Postby banjo » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:15 am

I also think these NLJ numbers systematically understate CLS/NYU placement due to underreporting among NYC firms and because 101+ firms casts a wider net than NLJ250 (I think). You can see the disparity if you look at viewtopic.php?f=1&t=181415

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Re: NLJ 250 % c/o 2007-2011

Postby 09042014 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:38 am

banjo wrote:I also think these NLJ numbers systematically understate CLS/NYU placement due to underreporting among NYC firms and because 101+ firms casts a wider net than NLJ250 (I think). You can see the disparity if you look at http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/v ... 1&t=181415


Why would NYC be underreported? NLJ 250 over represents NYC.

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Re: NLJ 250 % c/o 2007-2011

Postby banjo » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:42 am

Desert Fox wrote:
banjo wrote:I also think these NLJ numbers systematically understate CLS/NYU placement due to underreporting among NYC firms and because 101+ firms casts a wider net than NLJ250 (I think). You can see the disparity if you look at viewtopic.php?f=1&t=181415


Why would NYC be underreported? NLJ 250 over represents NYC.


I was referencing this whole scandal: http://www.law.nyu.edu/news/REBUTTAL

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Re: Organizing Employment Data (WIP)

Postby banjo » Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:59 am

I was reading over viewtopic.php?f=1&t=180319&start=25 again this morning. Out of curiosity, I looked at the NLJ vs. self-reported discrepancies for c/o 2011:

2011 NLJ250 / 101+ Firm / Discrepancy

Harvard.......49% / 49% / +0%
Columbia.....52% / 61% / +9%
NYU.............40% / 43% / +3%
Chicago.......45% / 45% / +0%
Penn............57% / 58% / +1%
Cornell........38% / 39% / +1%

Sources:
http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... 0118083359
http://www.lstscorereports.com/?r=ny#jobs

The official explanation of course is that a bunch of NYC-based big firms don't report their first-year associates and are not counted in the NLJ250. It's just strange that the discrepancy is so much larger for CLS that for these other schools that also place heavily into NYC.

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Re: Organizing Employment Data (WIP)

Postby Tiago Splitter » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:10 am

banjo wrote:I was reading over http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/v ... 9&start=25 again this morning. Out of curiosity, I looked at the NLJ vs. self-reported discrepancies for c/o 2011:

2011 NLJ250 / 101+ Firm / Discrepancy

Harvard.......49% / 49% / +0%
Columbia.....52% / 61% / +9%
NYU.............40% / 43% / +3%
Chicago.......45% / 45% / +0%
Penn............57% / 58% / +1%
Cornell........38% / 39% / +1%

Sources:
http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... 0118083359
http://www.lstscorereports.com/?r=ny#jobs

The official explanation of course is that a bunch of NYC-based big firms don't report their first-year associates and are not counted in the NLJ250. It's just strange that the discrepancy is so much larger for CLS that for these other schools that also place heavily into NYC.

Look at the discrepancy for other years. The "winners" in this game seem to change every year.

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Re: Organizing Employment Data (WIP)

Postby 09042014 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:09 pm

There are more than 100 firms that are above 101 lawyers and yet not NJL250. The smallest NLJ 250 is 160 lawyers. Trying to compare the two is stupid.

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Re: Organizing Employment Data (WIP)

Postby banjo » Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:51 pm

I decided to look at 2010 too. I'm starting to see what Tiago Splitter meant...

Harvard.......50% / 57% / +7%
Columbia.....55% / 69% / +14%
NYU.............43% / 57% / +14%
Chicago.......59% / 60% / +1%
Penn............53% / 59% / +6%
Cornell........58% / 76% / +18%

Desert Fox wrote:There are more than 100 firms that are above 101 lawyers and yet not NJL250. The smallest NLJ 250 is 160 lawyers. Trying to compare the two is stupid.


The point is that those old NLJ250 charts are really, really misleading. What's worse is that they tend to distort the placement at some schools more than others and in unpredictable ways. Maybe this is an obvious point, but this thread did start out as a compilation of NLJ250 data...

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Re: Organizing Employment Data (WIP)

Postby 09042014 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:56 pm

banjo wrote:I decided to look at 2010 too:

Harvard.......50% / 57% / +7%
Columbia.....55% / 69% / +14%
NYU.............43% / 57% / +14%
Chicago.......59% / 60% / +1%
Penn............53% / 59% / +6%
Cornell........58% / 76% / +18%

Desert Fox wrote:There are more than 100 firms that are above 101 lawyers and yet not NJL250. The smallest NLJ 250 is 160 lawyers. Trying to compare the two is stupid.


The point is that those old NLJ250 charts are really, really misleading. What's worse is that they tend to distort the placement at some schools more than others and in unpredictable ways. Maybe this is an obvious point, but this thread did start out as a compilation of NLJ250 data...


Picking 101+ lawyers is just as arbitrary as picking NLJ 250. And it favors places like NYC where even some shitty firms have that many attorneys.




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