Grades matter

February 6, 2003

Grades really do matter. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher requires all hires, including lateral partners, to rank near the top of their class in law school. They recently turned down a lateral hire with $7 million in portable book because he didn't make the grade. Ouch.
[a mad tea-party]

Is there any good way to point out the excessive status-consciousness and insecurity that pervades the entire legal profession? Posted by Andrew Raff at February 6, 2003 10:29 PM

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