What is a Fresh Field?

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What is a Fresh Field?

Post by yomisterd » Wed Aug 26, 2015 1:29 am

General thoughts? Seems like a cool place to romp around and do arbitration

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by AntipodeanPhil » Wed Aug 26, 2015 11:45 am

More importantly, does it have more magic than Allen's ovaries?

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by bearsfan23 » Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:34 pm

This is undoubtedly tacky given that they're a good firm, but I couldn't bring myself to bid on Freshfields during OCI, almost exclusively because if I got an offer and ended up working there, I didn't want to have to explain to family/non-LS friends that "no, I don't work at a grocery store"

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by Mad Hatter » Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:17 pm

Best logo of any law firm.

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by baal hadad » Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:General thoughts? Seems like a cool place to romp around and do arbitration
I've Heard it's a good place if you're looking for bruckhaus and deringer

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by TTTooKewl » Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:39 pm

Is a Fresh Field at all similar to a Fried Frank?

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by bearsfan23 » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:13 pm

Seriously, what goes through people's minds when they decide to name some of these firms?

Stroock & Stroock (baby delivery service?)
Freshfields (organic grocery store chain?)
Shartsis (gross)
Fried Frank (hot dog stand?)

I'm sure all are fine firms, but all are on my "wouldn't consider unless no other option" list just due to embarrassing names

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by chuckbass » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:34 pm

They always make me think of Mrs. Fields cookies

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:39 pm

Freshfields is in a bit of a tailspin when it comes to international arbitration. They fell from Chambers Band 1 to Band 2 in international arbitration during the last year, and several of their big name arbitration partners have been poached by other firms (see, e.g. Alex Yanos to Hughes Hubbard) or have left to start their own firm (see, e.g. Jan Paulsson and others who formed Three Crowns).

White & Case, Hughes Hubbard and King & Spalding are the places to go for arbitration, in my opinion. Debevoise is fantastic also but it is pretty well known that 1Ls get lured in to there with promises of international arbitration only to be stuck doing internal investigations for a long time.

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by heythatslife » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:45 pm

Speaking of firm names, I had to use every bit of my self-restraint not to crack a cookie- or dough-related joke while interviewing for Pillsbury.

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by Avian » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:51 pm

heythatslife wrote:Speaking of firm names, I had to use every bit of my self-restraint not to crack a cookie- or dough-related joke while interviewing for Pillsbury.
TCR is to poke the interviewer in the stomach and then feign shock and disappointment when they don't giggle.

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

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Mad Hatter wrote:Best logo of any law firm.

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by bearsfan23 » Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:01 pm

Avian wrote:
heythatslife wrote:Speaking of firm names, I had to use every bit of my self-restraint not to crack a cookie- or dough-related joke while interviewing for Pillsbury.
TCR is to poke the interviewer in the stomach and then feign shock and disappointment when they don't giggle.
That would be amazing to watch.

Also, I'd love to see someone apply to Pillsbury using this as their cover letter:

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by anyriotgirl » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:03 pm

Mad Hatter wrote:Best logo of any law firm.
can you post the link later?

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by MCFC » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:16 pm

You all are slaughtering me with these puns.

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Post by chuckbass » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:23 pm

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by Tiny Dancer » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:33 pm

MCFC wrote:You all are slaughtering me with these puns.
This would not be complete without a reference to Slaughter & May.

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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by baal hadad » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:40 pm

anyriotgirl wrote:
Mad Hatter wrote:Best logo of any law firm.
can you post the link later?
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Re: What is a Fresh Field?

Post by AntipodeanPhil » Wed Aug 26, 2015 11:29 pm

baal hadad wrote:
anyriotgirl wrote:
Mad Hatter wrote:Best logo of any law firm.
can you post the link later?
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At least they have a logo, unlike the font & color combinations of their competitors.

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