Seyfarth Shaw Reviews

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J. Stephen Poor
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    Great people, great work, good pay.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Seyfarth Shaw full-time (more than 8 years)


    Excellent work-life balance for attorneys.


    Pay is lower compared to peer firms, although expectations are less.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Seyfarth Shaw Interviews

Updated Mar 10, 2015
Updated Mar 10, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Legal Secretary Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Seyfarth Shaw.

    Interview Details

    First I had to get an "in" using a recruiter. I'm not sure if they hire outside of recruiters with the exception of know someone already in the firm. I had a good overview with the firm administrator, and then had interviews with each of the attorneys I would be working with.

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    Negotiation Details
    There was not a negotiation. They were stuck on a number.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Seyfarth Shaw Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010

Additional Info

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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1945
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Every day is labor day at law firm Seyfarth Shaw, which specializes in handling employment-related matters for its clients. The firm divides its numerous practices into four main areas: business services, employee benefits, labor and employment, and litigation. Overall, Seyfarth Shaw has about 775 attorneys in 11 offices -- ten spread throughout the US, plus one in London. It extends its offerings through alliances with other firms in leading business centers around the world. Seyfarth Shaw draws clients from industries such as financial services, life sciences, and... More

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