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by Desert Fox
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Summer Bonus Discussion
Replies: 58
Views: 5482

Re: 2018 Bonus Discussion

had a nice lol at the idea of clients being able to discern the difference between associate a and associate b billing 8 and 16 hours of “review and markup merger agreement” on their respective deals This might be a difference between lit and Corp. but in lit we often have budgets that need to be s...
by Desert Fox
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: 2019 Summer Bonus Discussion
Replies: 58
Views: 5482

Re: 2018 Bonus Discussion

No shattering this year? What did they give.
by Desert Fox
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: OCI, Biglaw Summers, and Other First Private Sector Jobs
Topic: Will Administrative Pass grade penalty affect getting a job in the future?
Replies: 10
Views: 815

Re: Will Administrative Pass grade penalty affect getting a job in the future?

My buddy works at a v10 and had this happen. Just say you fucked up the timing. It wasn’t intentional, but you learned a valuable lesson

No body really reads ur transcript. And I don’t even know what admin pass even means.

Unless your transcript explains it, consider lying about it.
by Desert Fox
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: No Journal
Replies: 75
Views: 6716

Re: No Journal

journal is a form of hazing. Because it has fuck all to do with legal practice.
by Desert Fox
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden and peer firms Baker McKenzie and Schulte Roth to hours contingent bonus!

hogan matching across several offices, denver isn't one of them wtf I don’t want this to devolve into a TLS style debate, and you know I love you guys, but a Denver associate getting paid the same as a SF or NYC associate?? i dont mind the bifurcation, generally. i mind it because theyre raising fo...
by Desert Fox
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

The Milbanks and the Paul Hastings of the world are trying to end up in the elite market, but probably won't make it. What are you talking about? Milbank is more of a Latham than a Paul Hastings. Do you know anything about Milbank. They don't do enough M&A stuff for me, but they have an incredibly ...
by Desert Fox
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

To those who say people ITT are being "impatient": Well, yeah, but I think we're also just nervous that we're seeing the start of real market stratification. In 2016 Cravath announced on June 6, and for the rest of June not a single weekday went by without at least one match. And now we're all at 1...
by Desert Fox
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

You idiots are reading way too much into Latham taking 9 business days to match a raise. Everyone knows they will. There is a coming stratification of elitelaw and biglaw. But Latham will fall on the elitelaw side of things. The Milbanks and the Paul Hastings of the world are trying to end up in th...
by Desert Fox
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

HelloYesThisIsDog wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:51 pm
Desert Fox wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:36 pm
You idiots
That's a bit rude and unnecessary.
yea i meant it as you knuckleheads sort of way, but it def doesn't read that way.
by Desert Fox
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

You idiots are reading way too much into Latham taking 9 business days to match a raise. Everyone knows they will. There is a coming stratification of elitelaw and biglaw. But Latham will fall on the elitelaw side of things. The Milbanks and the Paul Hastings of the world are trying to end up in the...
by Desert Fox
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

yeah but they were below market for a long time before bumping up to 160 like right before the move to 180, if memory serves. this isn't a firm that has consistently been market paying for years and years And they didn't' pay market before Milbank scale either. Midlevels and Senior associates got b...
by Desert Fox
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

Reed Smith declines to raise salaries
by Desert Fox
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

cfcm wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:03 pm
Whoaaaa.
As the Russia-centered phase of the Mueller investigation nears completion, the focus of the next phase will turn to biglaw associate billing practices, according to two POLITICO sources familiar with the matter.
200 Skadden midlevels on a plane to Russia, whY?
by Desert Fox
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

Is SkaTTTden's hours contingency based on the fact that they COLLUDED WITH RUSSIA?!?!

Mueller may introduce new Skadden evidence at Manafort trial: https://www.politico.com/newsletters/po ... ial-280484
by Desert Fox
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

Cause they'd all trade summer boneus for billing under 900 hours from Jan to July. Seems like a fair trade.

Though I'd support making them whole if they billed substantially above average for the rest of the year.
by Desert Fox
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

No associate billing average hours at Skadden is going to have any sympathy.
by Desert Fox
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

when does FY2018 start for them
by Desert Fox
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

SmokeytheBear wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:22 pm
David Lean wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:08 pm
Remember the TLS meme that levfin at Cahill was basically better than everything except WLRK.
Peak TLS
Neither compared to SHULTE FUNDZ PRACTISE
by Desert Fox
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

I wouldn't count on it.
by Desert Fox
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

what the fuck is a clifford's chance.
by Desert Fox
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

David Lean wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:26 pm
JohnnieSockran wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:21 pm
David Lean wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:06 pm
Ugh reapplying to law firms. I hate you, money.
So you're in-house, and now want to go back to a firm?
No the gubmint. But my practice area is super hot and I hate myself.
i call dibs on your governmetn job

you can have my 20k boneus too
by Desert Fox
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Legal News and Law Firm Gossip
Topic: Latham to v80!
Replies: 1632
Views: 111343

Re: Skadden to hours contingent bonus!

the firms skadden considers its peers have a requirement of zero so let's not go overboard and call 900 obscenely low. an associate could easily be below 900 at this point even tho they'll hit 1800-2000 by year end. are there stats on how many associates miss year-end bonus? like actual stats, not ...