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Good place to start with good pay and reputation. Training opportunities, network, and reputation open doors for your next job.
Shrinking firm struggling with leadership transitions. It's a good place to start a career and learn, but not a lot of long term potential. Long hours, but that is every big firm.
Known for its work inside Washington's Beltway, law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has a staff peppered with political insiders. Co-founder Robert Strauss is a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee who has advised several presidents. Overall, the firm has more than 800 attorneys in about a dozen offices, mainly in the US but also in the Asia/Pacific region and Europe. Beyond its work related to public policy and government contracts, Akin Gump maintains a wide range of practices, such as corporate finance and securities, energy, intellectual property...