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by SmittyWerben
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2020 Fall Bonuses
Replies: 5
Views: 563

2020 Fall Bonuses

Any news on if anyone is going to match the DPW special Fall bonuses?
by SmittyWerben
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Two New York Lawyers Arrested for Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Police Van
Replies: 7
Views: 760

Re: Two New York Lawyers Arrested for Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Police Van

NYT: "Two Lawyers Arrested in Molotov Cocktail Attack on Police in Brooklyn" " on police " It was an unoccupied police car. They attacked a police car. There was a crowd of people standing directly next to the police van when they threw it, including uniformed officers. Are you endorsing chucking M...
by SmittyWerben
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Cadwalader cuts pay by 25%
Replies: 3
Views: 924

Re: Cadwalader cuts pay by 25%

Nebby wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:46 pm
Surprised this firm still exists
by SmittyWerben
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Two New York Lawyers Arrested for Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Police Van
Replies: 7
Views: 760

Re: Two New York Lawyers Arrested for Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Police Van

NYT: "Two Lawyers Arrested in Molotov Cocktail Attack on Police in Brooklyn" " on police " It was an unoccupied police car. They attacked a police car. There was a crowd of people standing directly next to the police van when they threw it, including uniformed officers. Are you endorsing chucking M...
by SmittyWerben
Sun May 10, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: Employment Statistics by School - C/O 2019 rolling out + C/O 2012-2017 data
Replies: 703
Views: 136112

Re: Employment Statistics by School - C/O 2019 rolling out + C/O 2012-2017 data

Johannes wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 2:29 am
icechicken wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:28 am
Duke > sTTTanford confirmed
Why do people post this stupid shit. Clearly Stanford grads are going to venture capital and tech right out the gate.
lol ah yes, all those VC and tech folks just LOVE having fresh, no-experience law students at their "move fast / break things" firms :lol:
by SmittyWerben
Sun May 10, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: Employment Statistics by School - C/O 2019 rolling out + C/O 2012-2017 data
Replies: 703
Views: 136112

Re: Employment Statistics by School - C/O 2019 rolling out + C/O 2012-2017 data

Harvard - 74.1% (+1.4%) Columbia - 84.0% (+2.0%) Virginia - 78.3% (-5.0%) UCLA - 51.4% (+3.0%) WUSTL - 52.3% (+0.1%) Florida - 24.2% (+7.3%) Washington & Lee - 35.5% (+9.8%) Barring a surprise off the top rope from NYU or Northwestern, I believe we're able to crown Columbia as the elite employment ...
by SmittyWerben
Sun May 10, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: Employment Statistics by School - C/O 2019 rolling out + C/O 2012-2017 data
Replies: 703
Views: 136112

Re: Employment Statistics by School - C/O 2019 rolling out + C/O 2012-2017 data

SLS takes a lead over YLS in the clerking numbers this year! Also LOL@ their defensive-sounding specificity w/ the JD-Advantage jobs... "THESE ARE THE COOL ONES, NOT THE LAME ONES GUYS!!!" In all seriousness, those are quite impressive JD-advantage gigs though! Harvard continues to lag Chicago on c...
by SmittyWerben
Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Who decides to fire an associate in biglaw?
Replies: 6
Views: 4025

Re: Who decides to fire an associate in biglaw?

I've heard that it's done by a type of "nomination" process at some firms where if a partner wants you gone, and no one objects, you gone.
by SmittyWerben
Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 28282

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

Recession bonus confirmed.
by SmittyWerben
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Selendy & Gay
Replies: 0
Views: 3780

Selendy & Gay

What is the deal with them?
by SmittyWerben
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Talking politics at work: guidelines? Guidance?
Replies: 31
Views: 8402

Re: Talking politics at work: guidelines? Guidance?

ymmv wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:00 pm
Develop such a deeply understated layer of irony in your speech patterns that no one can ever tell if you're expressing a sincere belief in the first place.
TITCR

No really though, uniform use of light irony has saved my butt so many times
by SmittyWerben
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Bonus Discussion
Replies: 103
Views: 28282

Re: 2019 Bonus Discussion

Any DPW nerds want to chime in on how that bonus meeting went?
by SmittyWerben
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Bar Study
Topic: July 2018 NY Bar Exam
Replies: 10
Views: 5604

Re: July 2018 NY Bar Exam

How're y'all feeling?
by SmittyWerben
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Jones Day Compensation Data Points
Replies: 1
Views: 1716

Jones Day Compensation Data Points

https://abovethelaw.com/2019/06/amended ... pensation/

Surprise surprise, Jones Day uses the “black box” to pay below-market compensation.
by SmittyWerben
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: Jones Day gender discrimination suit
Replies: 27
Views: 11096

Jones Day Sued for Pregnancy and Gender Discrimination by 6 Former Associates

Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/03/business/jones-day-pregnancy-discrimination.html Thoughts? The allegations in the complaint are pretty terrible. It's been pretty clear for a long time now that the Jones Day "black box" is just an excuse for below-market compensation, and likely other arb...
by SmittyWerben
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: NY TO 210.
Replies: 1
Views: 2103

NY TO 210.

By the end of this summer, just you wait.
by SmittyWerben
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: No-offered SA; I need help.
Replies: 18
Views: 5251

Re: No-offered SA; I need help.

Don't know if you've considered Dallas/Houston but last year I had a couple friends who had some luck doing 3L OCI in those markets after not liking life in NY. There is some opportunity and I get the feeling that Houston has become less "ties-conscious" than before. K&E/LL/V&E have been expanding a...
by SmittyWerben
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Lateral Moves
Topic: Same Firm, Different Office
Replies: 1
Views: 2399

Re: Same Firm, Different Office

This is fantastic and very helpful, thanks a million! Might be working through this process in the next few months I'll update y'all if it happens.
by SmittyWerben
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 235497

Re: Latham to v80!

Well it looks like there isn’t “stratification,” just 2 firms being booted from the market paying club. GT and RS joining the ranks of sub-market biglaw like Bryan Cave. Not everyone else that was paying the old scale has matched yet though. Tru: https://abovethelaw.com/2018/06/by-any-metric-these-...
by SmittyWerben
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 235497

Re: Latham to v80!

by SmittyWerben
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 235497

Re: Latham to v80!

Excellent117 wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:53 pm
Where is Paul HasTTTings?
Don't they need to bribe associates to inflate those vault ~lifestyle~ rankings? They need to match ASAP.