Orrick Reviews

47 Reviews
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47 Reviews
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Orrick Chairman and CEO Ralph H. Baxter Jr.
Ralph H. Baxter Jr.
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    Good place to start

    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Orrick full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good lawyers, market salary, nice people

    Cons

    unpredictable hours, communication issues with staff

Orrick Interviews

Updated Oct 13, 2014
Updated Oct 13, 2014

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    Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Orrick.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed by staff and attorneys. Fair questioning process and everybody is very friendly. They make sure that you meet everybody you would potentially work with. Everything seems very harmonic amongst each other. Not sure if that is just show but it seemed real.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions at all. Standard questions. Mostly they talk about their work and what they expect from you.   Answer Question
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Orrick Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Website www.orrick.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1863
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

One of California's oldest law firms, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe was instrumental in developing one of the state's best-known landmarks -- the Golden Gate Bridge. Among its practice areas are public finance (a linchpin of the firm's reputation), litigation, securities, tax, and intellectual property. Orrick has some 1,100 lawyers in more than 20 offices in the US, the Asia/Pacific region, and Europe. The firm's client list has included such big names as IBM, Charles Schwab, and Salomon Smith Barney. Orrick was founded in 1863 as Jarboe, Harrison & Goodfellow.

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