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What’s big law like in San Francisco? Anyone have any insights to firm cultures or billable targets?

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1950 for SV/SF (we treat NorCal as one office).

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IME if it’s true biglaw, like Cravath scale, it’s not really any different than anywhere else in terms of hours and pressure. I do think the culture is more laidback in terms of what you wear to the office, people tend to be a more politically liberal, and you get some more interesting backgrounds and personalities (IMO).

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You still work your ass off, but it’s not as uptight as New York biglaw.

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You can see billables on NALP.

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