Davis Polk

Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Davis Polk Interview Questions & Reviews in New York City, NY

All Interviews Received Offers

Getting an Interview  


Interview Experience  


Interview Difficulty  

Average Difficulty
3 candidate interviews Back to all interview questions
Relevance Date Difficulty
1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Sumer Legal Assistant Interview

Sumer Legal Assistant
New York, NY

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Davis Polk.

Interview Details – I sent in my resume and cover letter to HR and was contacted to set up an in-person interview. I went in and met with two HR managers, lasting a total of 30 minutes. I then met with another HR woman for about 15 minutes. Standard interview questions.

Interview Question – Pretty standard. Why Davis Polk? Why the law? What are your long-term goals?   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Summer Associate Interview

Summer Associate
New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Davis Polk in January 2010.

Interview Details – First there is an on-campus interview. If you get a call-back you spend half a day at the firm interviewing one on one with four or five lawyers. In about a week you hear back whether you got an offer.

Interview Question – What would you do differently if you could, in your past?   Answer Question

Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Litigation Assistant Interview

Litigation Assistant
New York, NY

The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Davis Polk in March 2010.

Interview Details – After contacting the hiring managers, I met with them for a couple of different groups within DPW. After that, I was called back a week or so later and spoke to 3-5 different associates for 3 different groups. Everyone was very pleasant and asked good questions. I really did love the people and the place.

Interview Questions

Reason for Declining – Another company offered me more

Worked for Davis Polk? Contribute to the Community!

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.