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Cravath Swaine Presiding Partner Evan R. Chesler
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    Rewarding, challenging experience with great exposure to high-stakes litigation.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Litigation Paralegal in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Litigation Paralegal in New York, NY

    I have been working at Cravath Swaine


    -Leadership opportunities
    -Associate and partner contact
    -Ample overtime opportunities
    -Exceptional co-workers and collegial environment
    -Incredible firm cafeteria with best view in Manhattan


    -E-mail software
    -Slow to adapt change

    Positive Outlook
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    Litigation Legal Assistant Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Cravath Swaine.

    Interview Details

    Process took over two months (due to travel delays). I interviewed twice at Cravath, and each time I was quickly notified of the future interviews. I interviewed with three people each time, and each set of interviews lasted about 1 1/2 - 2 hours. Beware that travel costs are not covered by the company.

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1819
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

With more than 500 attorneys working from offices in New York and London, Cravath, Swaine & Moore is a leading corporate law firm. It is well known for advising companies in such areas as banking and finance, capital markets, domestic and international law matters, and mergers and acquisitions; other practice areas include executive compensation and benefits, litigation, tax, and trusts and estates. Over the years, Cravath has counted major enterprises such as Alcoa, IBM and Time Warner among its clients. The firm, which traces its roots to 1819, owes its present structure... More

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