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2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 14, 2018 4:13 pm

Does anybody have any suggestions for firms that are looking to hire 3Ls? Preferably in the South.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 14, 2018 9:58 pm

DPW NY always looking for 3L’s to assign directly to the credit/finance group.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 15, 2018 1:29 am

Anonymous User wrote:DPW NY always looking for 3L’s to assign directly to the credit/finance group.


What would be the grade cutoff for a position like that? Assuming mid t-14 & summer SA.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 16, 2018 11:35 pm

Bump.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 20, 2018 11:50 am

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Anonymous User wrote:DPW NY always looking for 3L’s to assign directly to the credit/finance group.


What would be the grade cutoff for a position like that? Assuming mid t-14 & summer SA.

You should be fine. Grades matter more if the candidate didnt have an SA/coming from lower ranked school.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 23, 2018 6:57 pm

Mid T14, GPA bottom 10%, SA at a mid-size firm. Do I have chances?

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 23, 2018 7:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Mid T14, GPA bottom 10%, SA at a mid-size firm. Do I have chances?


At bottom 10%, it’ll be tough. Are you going to be/were you in a specialty group?

Sorry, accidental anon.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby sparkytrainer » Wed May 23, 2018 8:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Mid T14, GPA bottom 10%, SA at a mid-size firm. Do I have chances?


almost certainly not. Def try, but dont get your hopes up

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby tlsuser16 » Sun May 27, 2018 12:17 pm

I think Kirkland and Ellis in Houston is looking to hire some 3Ls now; they seem to be hiring pretty aggressively so might be worth looking into? Best of luck!

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:08 pm

Does anyone know Kirkland & Ellis Boston?

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:32 pm

What about it? I don’t think they’ll take a bottom 10% t-14 kid.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:20 pm

^^Different anon then the above wondering about K&E Boston. I was asking because I'm interested to see if its hiring 3Ls.

At a mid-t14, around median, URM.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:^^Different anon then the above wondering about K&E Boston. I was asking because I'm interested to see if its hiring 3Ls.

At a mid-t14, around median, URM.


It seems like they’re expanding. If you’re into doing private funds or whatever, I’m sure they’d consider you.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:53 pm

Does anyone have any idea of other movement?

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:21 pm

Any NYC firms hiring 3Ls?

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:42 am

Anyone know if they look at 1L grades mainly or overall grades?

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone know if they look at 1L grades mainly or overall grades?


Also interested in this, clerking but not super happy about where I summered. Had a 4.0 first year but graduated with a 3.76 (sick/lazy 2L basically). Mid T14.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby SomewhatLearnedHand » Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anyone know if they look at 1L grades mainly or overall grades?


Also interested in this, clerking but not super happy about where I summered. Had a 4.0 first year but graduated with a 3.76 (sick/lazy 2L basically). Mid T14.


Dude, a 3.76 still puts you well within top quarter at every T14 I know of. Add a 2L SA and clerking on top of that, and I think youre gonna be just fine...

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:56 am

Can we get a running list of firms hiring 3Ls and their locations?

Also when do we start applying?

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby malibustacy » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anyone know if they look at 1L grades mainly or overall grades?


Also interested in this, clerking but not super happy about where I summered. Had a 4.0 first year but graduated with a 3.76 (sick/lazy 2L basically). Mid T14.


If you can't get a job in this big law boom economy, not many people can. Why would they look at just 1L grades if you have other grades? That makes absolutely no sense. I don't get why you guys would even ask that question.

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:24 am

I am 3.1 ish at top 7. I've been in-house at the same large company the past two years. Gpa and lack of SA is going to hurt me a lot. any advice?

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:13 am

BUMP

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:57 pm

Don't mean to be a downer, but it was super hard to get a 3L position when I tried two years ago. The only people from my T13 who pulled it off were kids in the top 25% of the class or URMs. You shouldn't go in expecting much -- it'll be much easier to lateral later on

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:30 am

Timeline/strategy for looking at other firms after SA?

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Re: 2018 3L Hiring for Firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Timeline/strategy for looking at other firms after SA?


I'm basically having coffee/lunch with all the contacts I have with people from the firms I'm interested to work and inserting during the conversation that although the firm I'm currently SA'ing is a great place, I'm looking for a change next year.



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