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Best Charleston, SC Firms

Best Charleston, SC Firms
« on: May 15, 2008, 10:43:48 AM »
Anyone have any input on the best/most lucrative places to work in Charleston, SC?  Either home offices or satellite offices of bigger firms?  Thanks!

Re: Best Charleston, SC Firms
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2008, 02:20:37 PM »
In case anyone is interested, here are the firms with Charleston offices and which are listed on NALP (listed alphabetically):

1. Buist Moore Smythe McGee P.A., $92,500 starting salary, 45 person Charleston office

2. Moorse $ Van Allen PLLC, $95,000 starting salary, 24 person Charleston office

3. Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, $110,000 starting salary, 48 person Charleston office, interviews at Wake

4. Nexsen Pruet, $85,000 starting salary, 27 person Charleston office, interviews at Wake, 10k starting bonus, pays bar exam fees.

5. Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP, $115,000 starting salary, 23 person Charleston office, interviews at Wake, provides $4000 for bar expenses

Re: Best Charleston, SC Firms
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2008, 04:04:01 PM »
I like Charleston, but if I don't find good work there I'm sure I'll look at Charlotte, Atlanta, D.C., etc.

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Re: Best Charleston, SC Firms
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2008, 08:49:08 AM »
As a side note, if you're interviewing in Charleston, you need to be able to tell them the last time you were in Charleston and some convincing connections/reasons why you want to live there. 

Yes but who would want to live in Charleston? Except coma lovers.

Re: Best Charleston, SC Firms
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2008, 10:57:05 AM »
Realistic people like me who won't pretend to have a chance at Sullivan & Cromwell NY.

Re: Best Charleston, SC Firms
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2008, 12:22:06 PM »
As a side note, if you're interviewing in Charleston, you need to be able to tell them the last time you were in Charleston and some convincing connections/reasons why you want to live there. 

Yes but who would want to live in Charleston? Except coma lovers.

Charleston is a f-ing amazing place to live.  That is all.