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Akin Gump rescinds job offers to 2Ls

Dec 15, 2008 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is among the law firms rescinding summer associate offers or making them less appealing. Associates positions in Los Angeles and New York are affected. Proskauer Rose reportedly warned…

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Beef eating contest at Proskauer Rose

Aug 19, 2008 According to abovethelaw, at a party organised by Proskauer in Boston two summer associates said they would accept their offers only if two associates could finish the remaining beef in 15 minutes. Two associates rose to…

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Lean time for law associates in the US

Apr 19, 2008 This time last year, salaried lawyers at many of America's largest firms had just scored a pay bump, as business was blazing and firms were scrambling to keep talent. Now, due largely to a slowdown in work relating to…

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A&O students in summer jetset

Apr 16, 2008 A handful of students on a work placement at Allen & Overy will be jetting around the world as part of its summer scheme. The magic circle giant will be spreading 11 students over four international offices: Amsterdam,…

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