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This application process so far has been pretty tough.

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Which firms are hiring in LA / OC these days?

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Help! New to biglaw in LA and wondering if it is the norm to gift $100 per class year to secretaries at the end of the calendar year.

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Interested in renting a furnished apartment with 1 bed + den or 2 bedrooms in West LA. Lease takeovers welcomed. Does anyone have any leads or suggestions where I can start looking?

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Best firms you have ever worked for in LA and why⬇️

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Has anyone recently lateraled from one Big Law firm to another? If so, did you get a signing bonus?

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Best firms for talent side entertainment transactions ? Then other wise entertainment transactions? Doing a bit of it at a big firm but would like to make the full time move.

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Market rate salary for 2nd Yr Lit associate in LA? Mid sized firm

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Which offices are doing a return to office push in LA?

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Any insight into hours/culture at WilmerHale in LA? specifically in lit.

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Anyone have any suggestions how to break into in house counsel from Big Law?

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Sixth year lit associate looking to lateral in LA. I followed a partner to my current firm when my old firms LA office dissolved, but it is not a good fit. Anyone know of big law firms here that are h… more

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Just saw that DWT in LA has an opening for a junior commercial lit associate position. Anyone know salary for a 2nd year? I had a good call with them before they had any junior positions open. Follow… more

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Thoughts on Dentons? (I.e. pay, culture, perks, etc.)

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Happy New Year! Any fellow one-day attorney bar exam takers here? I’m studying for the Feb 22 exam and ugh. Just ugh.

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How long did it take you to hear back from the CA state bar about admission? Is it really going to take 6 months after you submit the applixation?

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What’s Wilson Sonsini LA like for their corp group? :)

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Are firm offices in LA closed due to COVID? Or are associates able to voluntarily go in?

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Curious what firms are doing to keep people socializing during COVID. I miss my coworkers but I'm sick of zoom calls.

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