Cravath, Swaine & Moore has joined the growing list of firms asking their incoming first-years to wait a few months before starting work -- a group that includes recent associate-cutters Latham & Watkins and White & Case, among others. But the Cravath system will work a little differently, a spokeswoman says. First-years will have their choice of start dates: October, November or January. And the start dates will fill up on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cravath Asks First-Years to Delay Start Dates -- but With a Twist
The American Lawyer
March 11, 2009