Thanks for all the input so far... i was just worried there was some sort of "unspoken" cut-off for moderate to large firms in NJ. I am going to attempt to use my connections as far as they can get, because as many mentioned, that is unfortunately how the world works. I just posted the topic to see how far they may take me and if the other factors would negate whatever connections I may have...anyway, tortfeasor, where are you interning right now? State or Fed court? are going to be a 2L as well at seton hall?