Wachtell Lipton

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Wachtell Lipton Reviews

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4.3
4 Reviews

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Edward D. Herlihy
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    Unparalleled responsibility, respect and compensation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wachtell Lipton full-time

    Pros

    Early responsibility and exposure at the very highest level. Immediate respect from clients and peers. Unparalleled compensation among law firms.

    Cons

    Long hours, but there's no way to avoid that when you have significant responsibility and work for sophisticated clients. I never felt like anyone at the firm was unnecessarily generating work demands.

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    They know what they're doing.

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Wachtell Lipton Interviews

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    Corporate Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Wachtell Lipton in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the position through the company's website and received a call asking me to do an interview with them in New York. The formal part of the interview only lasted about 20 min, and the corporate paralegal coordinator had one of the paralegals go around and introduce me to the other paralegals. The second, more informal part of the interview lasted about an hour so the interview lated a lot longer than I expected.

    Interview Questions
    • They didn't ask too hard questions. Tell me about how you work in a team environment, give me an example of how you handle stress/pressure.   Answer Question
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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Wachtell Lipton Awards & Accolades

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

Additional Info

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Website www.wlrk.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1965
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

If it's an M&A, chances are WLRK is involved. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz specializes in representing companies involved in mergers and acquisitions and corporate securities transactions. Over the years the firm's blue-chip clients have included Schering-Plough (in its merger with Merck), Bank One (in its merger with JPMorgan Chase), and Delta Air Lines (in its acquisition of Northwest Airlines). The firm has about 225 attorneys who practice in such areas as antitrust, executive compensation and benefits, litigation, real estate, restructuring and finance, and tax... More

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