Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

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Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:49 pm

We've touched on this issue in other threads, but I thought it would be useful to share information.

I'm in SDNY/DE. I know the following firms are holding receptions for law clerks, including bankruptcy:

Weil
Kirkland
Jenner & Block
Kramer Levin
WilmerHale

If anyone has info on which firms have started interviewing/hiring, that would certainly be helpful too.

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:We've touched on this issue in other threads, but I thought it would be useful to share information.

I'm in SDNY/DE. I know the following firms are holding receptions for law clerks, including bankruptcy:

Weil
Kirkland
Jenner & Block
Kramer Levin
WilmerHale

If anyone has info on which firms have started interviewing/hiring, that would certainly be helpful too.

I've interviewed with Kirkland (Chi) and received a ding (no interview) from Jenner.

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:We've touched on this issue in other threads, but I thought it would be useful to share information.

I'm in SDNY/DE. I know the following firms are holding receptions for law clerks, including bankruptcy:

Weil
Kirkland
Jenner & Block
Kramer Levin
WilmerHale

If anyone has info on which firms have started interviewing/hiring, that would certainly be helpful too.

I've interviewed with Kirkland (Chi) and received a ding (no interview) from Jenner.


Jenner chicago or NY?

Good luck with kirkland

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:We've touched on this issue in other threads, but I thought it would be useful to share information.

I'm in SDNY/DE. I know the following firms are holding receptions for law clerks, including bankruptcy:

Weil
Kirkland
Jenner & Block
Kramer Levin
WilmerHale

If anyone has info on which firms have started interviewing/hiring, that would certainly be helpful too.

I've interviewed with Kirkland (Chi) and received a ding (no interview) from Jenner.


Jenner chicago or NY?

Good luck with kirkland

I submitted an application to Jenner for both offices.

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:23 pm

ANYONE KNOWS IF KIRKLAND ELLIS RESTRUCTURING GROUP INTERVIEWING BR CLERKS YET?

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:ANYONE KNOWS IF KIRKLAND ELLIS RESTRUCTURING GROUP INTERVIEWING BR CLERKS YET?

When I interviewed with them last year, it was in June.

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:47 am

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Anonymous User wrote:ANYONE KNOWS IF KIRKLAND ELLIS RESTRUCTURING GROUP INTERVIEWING BR CLERKS YET?

When I interviewed with them last year, it was in June.


I interviewed with them in NY last week. I think there were three others interviewing that day. I know of several invited to interview in the Chicago office.

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:ANYONE KNOWS IF KIRKLAND ELLIS RESTRUCTURING GROUP INTERVIEWING BR CLERKS YET?

When I interviewed with them last year, it was in June.


I interviewed with them in NY last week. I think there were three others interviewing that day. I know of several invited to interview in the Chicago office.


Are you and the others SDNY, Delaware, or other clerk (e.g., EDNY, Texas)?

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:ANYONE KNOWS IF KIRKLAND ELLIS RESTRUCTURING GROUP INTERVIEWING BR CLERKS YET?

When I interviewed with them last year, it was in June.


I interviewed with them in NY last week. I think there were three others interviewing that day. I know of several invited to interview in the Chicago office.


Are you and the others SDNY, Delaware, or other clerk (e.g., EDNY, Texas)?

DE/SDNY

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:14 pm

ANYONE KNOW IF WEIL/ KIRKLAND CLOSED THEIR HIRING OF BK CLERKS THIS YEAR YET? Are they hiring all their needs now or they are putting this on back burner til fall

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:ANYONE KNOW IF WEIL/ KIRKLAND CLOSED THEIR HIRING OF BK CLERKS THIS YEAR YET? Are they hiring all their needs now or they are putting this on back burner til fall


Because a clerk would know definitely whether those firms closed their hiring...haha

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:02 pm

HOW LONG DOES IT NORMALLY TAKE FROM CALLBACK TO OFFER FOR BK CLERKS?

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:HOW LONG DOES IT NORMALLY TAKE FROM CALLBACK TO OFFER FOR BK CLERKS?


There's no set timeline. Which firms are you interested in? I know of a few that have made offers.

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:41 am

Creditor committee firms. not KE/Weil. Kramer?

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:57 am

Well, the market seems dead to me.

The only shop hiring seems to be Kirkland, and they're done in NYC.

Everyone else quiet.

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:10 pm

Any movement anywhere else?

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:25 am

Nothing in Texas. I have a two year clerkship, 2016-2018. In fall 2017 I had an interview with a biglaw firm, but haven't heard anything from them since. Weird because the bankruptcy section partners were extremely positive in the interview, made sure to tell me to contact them if I get any other offers and gave me their direct emails.... then nothing. Not even a response to my email reaffirming my interest in the firm, 3 months after the interview. No interest from any other firm.
Very frustrating. I feel like my law school overplayed the value of clerking.

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Re: Post-Bankruptcy Clerkship Hiring

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:28 am

definitely get conned about the clerkship prestige. you still need a lot of hustling and there is barely any leg up even for sdny/de.



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