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Someone please come help us with our workload at ropes…! I like the firm but we have too much work… One noticeable perk is 45 dollar dinner stipend for any day with over 9 billable hours.

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I had an offer. Spoke to 6 lawyers outside the official interview process, all were over 2400, some pushing 2600, I walked.

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2400-2600=7 day workweek bruh

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Ugh can my firm adopt the dinner stipend too? We don’t have anything like that since we still work mostly from home.

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I’d trade a free dinner for WFH!

Dinner in exchange for 9 billable hours is hostage taking. Screw that.

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A6 - for what it’s worth, before we imposed the 9 hour policy to get dinner there was no official policy on dinners when we were home. I def billed dinner on some of my busier nights and no one complained…

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I have a friend who is there. The hours are the most insane thing I’ve witnessed. No one should live like that—friend is leaving.

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Mid level at ropes. Always happy to make a recommendation, but wanted to flag that I was on 2800 pace until September….ended up around 2600 for the year, so…

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Jealous of that 9. Cooley is higher than that.

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Had an offer… associates looked like the walking dead. I walked.

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Same experience, associates straight up told me it was awful and 80 hour weeks were not uncommon

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Junior litigators?

Let’s be friend A2 😂

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Or you can come lateral to us ;)

Is this litigation or deal work?

Mostly deal work

Do you want to refer a fund formation associate?

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