Would you leave a midlaw firm for big law. Midlaw firm - slightly under Cravath base, with a bit of compression past year 4 (10-50k under between years 4-9), and fairly insignificant bonuses. Good w… more

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Thoughts on leaving big law position 2 years out of law school, being paid well below cravath scale, for a federal clerkship?

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What are your average billable hours? Month / year? What type of practice are you in? Are you on the Cravath scale? What associate year?

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If your firm follows the Cravath scale, do you think you’ll receive a raise at the end of the year commensurate with your advancing a year? (Eg if you’re a 1st year in NY, do you think you’ll get that… more

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If all student loans were forgiven instantaneously, would that put downward pressure on the Cravath scale? Surely debt levels coming out of law school have some relevance.

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Why are people so much more seemingly captivated by Wachtell than Cravath? Cravath has been #1 on Vault for a while -- does that not matter?

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Is Cravath truly all that special? Compared with, for instance, S&C / Davis Polk / Paul Weiss?

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Why do firms like Cravath and Wachtell keep only 1-2 offices?

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I heard Cravath does a lot of tech work in Silicon Valley -- weird given that they don't have a presence out there, no?

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Can someone give me insight on DLA’s salary schedule? I’m wondering if they are on the Cravath scale and if they match Cravath bonuses year over year. I have a friend applying for a position there.

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What's the difference (really) between Cravath and WLRK?

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Shelf life for associates. Can a 5th-7th year associate lateral from an AM200 to a firm that pales Cravath for labor and employment? Had a recruiter say “5th-7th years are used goods.”

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What are your average billable hours? Month / year? What type of practice are you in? Are you on the Cravath scale? What associate year?

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Do people at firms with one/two offices (e.g. WLRK, Cravath, W&C, Keker) travel less or more than more global outfits?

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