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    I have been working at Davis Polk full-time

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    Pros

    good pay, great benefits, perks, friendly environment, office lunches.

    Cons

    you will work, this is a very busy firm and growing. some positions are required on most holidays.


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    Corporate Legal Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Davis Polk (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Submitted resume, CL, transcript through university website. Contacted by Legal Assistant Coordinator shortly after.

    Went to office in Manhattan to meet with different division heads and some current legal assistants.

    Invited to come back and interview with attorneys, partners, and more legal assistants of the divisions that had openings.

    Contacted within 2-3 days with an offer.

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Davis Polk Awards & Accolades

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

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Website www.davispolk.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1849
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Founded in 1849, Davis Polk & Wardwell is one of the oldest law firms in the US. Having built a notable corporate practice early on, it helped J. P. Morgan (now JPMorgan Chase) form General Electric. With about 750 lawyers, the firm is known for its skill in litigation, securities, and mergers and acquisitions; other practice areas include real estate, tax, technology, and trusts and estates. Davis Polk has served such high-profile clients as AT&T, Comcast, General Motors, and Philip Morris. In addition, more than one-third of the firm's clients are non-US companies or... More

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