Edwards Angell Tightens Job Offer Response Deadline

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 2:54 PM EDT) -- Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP is giving 2010 summer associates a shorter deadline than usual to render their decisions about accepting offers, the firm has said in a statement.

The tightened time line, reported Thursday by the legal blog Above the Law, is at least the second in this year’s recruiting season. Observers are watching with interest and say firms could start flouting norms laid out by the National Association of Legal Professionals.

News of a push to get speedier decisions on Edwards Angell’s offers...
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