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by Woodford
Tue May 22, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: OCI, Biglaw Summers, and Other First Private Sector Jobs
Topic: Please Advise on How to Land TX
Replies: 32
Views: 3952

Re: Please Advise on How to Land TX

Houston isn't as tie conscious as Dallas and the other Texas markets, but I'll echo above in saying that you don't want to just sound like you are running from NYC in hopes of finding better hours and lower COL. Houston has some unique things going for it (energy work first and foremost) and the fir...
by Woodford
Mon May 21, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: OCI, Biglaw Summers, and Other First Private Sector Jobs
Topic: Smokey’s Guide to Biglaw Summer Associate
Replies: 86
Views: 13139

Re: Smokey’s Guide to Biglaw Summer Associate

If you are working in a litigation group keep a suit or at least a coat and tie in your office so that you can accompany attorneys to court if something comes up. You'll usually know in advance, but you don't want to turn it down if someone pops in and asks you to tag along.
by Woodford
Thu May 10, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 50 Market Survey (Secondary Market Advice Compilation)
Replies: 66
Views: 9587

Re: 50 Market Survey (Secondary Market Advice Compilation)

I'll take a crack at Dallas. Caveat: This is also a jumping off point, feel free to talk me down if I am wrong. Rather than try to break the market up into a bunch of tiers, I'll organize it this way: 1. National firms 2. Texas Biglaw 3. BigTex firms I. National firms: Over the past three decades, D...
by Woodford
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 50 Market Survey (Secondary Market Advice Compilation)
Replies: 66
Views: 9587

Re: 50 Market Survey (Secondary Market Advice Compilation)

I'll take a crack at Dallas. Caveat: This is also a jumping off point, feel free to talk me down if I am wrong. Rather than try to break the market up into a bunch of tiers, I'll organize it this way: 1. National firms 2. Texas Biglaw 3. BigTex firms I. National firms: Over the past three decades, D...