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Law Firms / Re: Biglaw jobs
« on: September 09, 2005, 11:22:42 PM »
Could someone please give me a response?

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Law Firms / Re: Securities Law Background
« on: August 28, 2005, 02:53:58 PM »
I don't feel that its necessarily a "requirement" so to speak. 

As a matter of fact, some of the firms that I looked at, I'd venture to say roughly half of them, had managing partners who had no business background, this even includes an economics degree.

I was curious to find out other people's opinions on the topic though.

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Law Firms / Re: Securities Law Background
« on: August 27, 2005, 06:42:16 PM »
I took your advice and checked out some profiles of lawyers at well-respected firms in my area. 

I came to find that approximately half of them had business degrees and that of this group roughly 70% had undergraduate business degrees.

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Law Firms / Securities Law Background
« on: August 12, 2005, 10:22:55 PM »
I was wondering what kind of background is needed for securities law in terms of undergraduate study?  Does it matter or is it irrelvent?


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Law Firms / Re: Biglaw jobs
« on: August 02, 2005, 10:39:23 PM »
Do you mean top 30/40 in your class?  Or top 30/40% in your class?

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Law Firms / Biglaw jobs
« on: August 02, 2005, 02:27:20 PM »
I was wondering what kind of marks you need from schools like USC, UCLA, Cornell or Michigan to get biglaw jobs in cities like L.A., Boston or Chicago.

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Law Firms / Regional disparities between schools and jobs?
« on: July 30, 2005, 10:56:54 PM »
Hi,

If you attend a school in california (for instance USC, UCLA, etc) or on the east coast (cornell, etc) and you want to get a job in chicago, does the fact that you studied at a school in a different area discourage potential employers?  Does it make it more difficult to get interviews?  Does this limit you to some degree to the general area in which you attended law school? 

Thanks for your replies.

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