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JohnDoe

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Employment Prospects
« on: January 31, 2007, 03:36:19 PM »
Ok if you are going to school at a T2 in the Chicago or NYC area.... What class rank would you need to safely assume you could land a biglaw job (assuming you are not a tool, etc and can interview) which pays 125k+?

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Re: Employment Prospects
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2007, 04:15:31 PM »
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Re: Employment Prospects
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2007, 12:12:36 PM »
Get the best grades you can, network A LOT, and give it your best shot.  If you have other criteria the law firms would like (great undergrad experience, etc.), you will have a shot.
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Re: Employment Prospects
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2007, 01:31:47 PM »
Ok if you are going to school at a T2 in the Chicago or NYC area.... What class rank would you need to safely assume you could land a biglaw job (assuming you are not a tool, etc and can interview) which pays 125k+?

Check career services at your school...they should have some kind of graph or break-down on the actual number of students that got jobs at biglaw firms. Then assume those all of those people were in the top of the class to determine what percentage of that class worked at a biglaw firm. Far from a perfect representation, but it's a good starting point.
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