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by -__________________-
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Litigators 10+ years
Replies: 2
Views: 3025

Re: Litigators 10+ years

no one survives past year 8 sorry
by -__________________-
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 29488

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

no one has posted it to above the law though so is it real
by -__________________-
Thu Dec 19, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 29488

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

my firm preemptively announced spring bonuses so

recession cancelled
by -__________________-
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 29488

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

I'm sure we'll get great recession bonuses
by -__________________-
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 29488

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

my firms scale never changes but a few years ago they cut the "regular" bonus in half and added a "discretionary" bonus to get up to matching so it feels like a special treat
by -__________________-
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Talking politics at work: guidelines? Guidance?
Replies: 31
Views: 8817

Re: Talking politics at work: guidelines? Guidance?

walking on eggshells sounds really satisfying tbh. nice and crunchy
by -__________________-
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: Dropping Out and Reapplying
Replies: 114
Views: 22446

Re: Dropping Out and Reapplying

we don't evaluate HLS any differently from CCN

actually chicago probably gets by the easiest in terms of grades because no one on the hiring committee has any clue what a 175 average or whatever means
by -__________________-
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: First Trial Jitters
Replies: 10
Views: 4105

Re: First Trial Jitters

did he do it though
by -__________________-
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: Dropping Out and Reapplying
Replies: 114
Views: 22446

Re: Dropping Out and Reapplying

at this point just go to HLS and report back in 3 years
by -__________________-
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: Dropping Out and Reapplying
Replies: 114
Views: 22446

Re: Dropping Out and Reapplying

We're all basically waiting in line to be president
by -__________________-
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: TLS/LSLer 3rd year assoc. seeking advice
Replies: 21
Views: 5460

Re: TLS/LSLer seeking lateral choice advice

Others seem to have given you good advice on the lateral decision so I'm going to offer some advice on a different topic which is that you should delete your initial post before someone who knows you or your firm sees it
by -__________________-
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Application Process
Topic: 3.99 Engineering GPA, but 168 GRE to LSAT conversion--Chance Me
Replies: 31
Views: 12669

Re: 3.99 Engineering GPA, but 168 GRE to LSAT conversion--Chance Me

i will grant you that as a patent litigator you have a somewhat higher chance of your name appearing as a footnote in a law360 article that a handful of lawyers will read although as a patent prosecutor you have a somewhat higher chance of being deposed in a patent case, which is the highest honor a...
by -__________________-
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: Harvard Students and Grads Taking Questions
Replies: 294
Views: 93740

Re: Harvard Students and Grads Taking Questions

haus wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:52 pm
Would it be inappropriate for a (former ?) Harvard student to wear a Harvard neck tie to a court hearing where they are suing the University?
I get the feeling no one's wondering where you went to school
by -__________________-
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Application Process
Topic: 3.99 Engineering GPA, but 168 GRE to LSAT conversion--Chance Me
Replies: 31
Views: 12669

Re: 3.99 Engineering GPA, but 168 GRE to LSAT conversion--Chance Me

only prestige I have is with the California franchise tax board
by -__________________-
Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Application Process
Topic: 3.99 Engineering GPA, but 168 GRE to LSAT conversion--Chance Me
Replies: 31
Views: 12669

Re: 3.99 Engineering GPA, but 168 GRE to LSAT conversion--Chance Me

pancakes3 wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:58 pm
i can think of no worse outcome for a 3.99 EE/CE from a public ivy to end up 300k in debt, doing patent pros.
400k in debt doing patent lit?
by -__________________-
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 29488

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

Well it's retention within the biglaw cartel