When a law school apparently replaces almost all of its admissions staff, it’s problematic. When we reached out to the school, we were given a quick “no comment,” but our readers certainly weren’t short on comments, and we now believe we know more about what might have happened in upstate New York.
When a law school is in the middle of making major cuts all around, you’d figure that the administration would want to keep some people on board who know the ropes — especially the people in charge of admitting new
cash cowsstudents. But, apparently, that is not the case in upstate New York.
It has long been the case in Hong Kong that most UK law firms and a very small minority of US law firms have three month notice periods for their US associates built into their employment contracts. But until about 18 months ago it was not common for any firm to enforce a three month notice period when a US associate left solo[…]