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Unpaid internships offered in Florida

Aug 24, 2010 Small and midsize firms in Florida have come up with a creative solution to their staffing problems by approaching law schools to recruit summer associates who would be willing to work for free. According to reports,…

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More bad news for law students and recent graduates

Jun 28, 2010 More bad news for law students and recent graduates, as experts predict that this year’s graduating class is likely to suffer even worse employment numbers than the class before it. Jim Leipold, executive director…

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Fierce Competition for Law Students

Mar 4, 2010 Competition for summer associateships and graduate employment offers has become incredibly fierce, as firms slash their offer rates. According to a new report by the National Association for Law Placement…

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Skadden to cut 2010 summer associates class by half

Aug 25, 2009 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP is cutting the size of its summer associate class by half from 225 summer associates this year to only 100 next year in 2010. Skadden is also adjusting its recruitment strategy…

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Morgan Lewis cancels 2010 summer associate program

Jul 15, 2009 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, one of the few law firms that actually increased the number of people in its summer associate program in 2009, has completely canceled its 2010 program. The news comes after fhe firm informed…

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Orrick delays start date for new associates

Jul 10, 2009 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is pushing back the start date for its current summer class to January 2012 and also delaying its on-campus recruiting season by several months. Orrick on-campus hiring partner Stephen…

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