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I worked at Winstead full-time (More than 3 years)RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Great people. Competitive pay. Lower rates so more attracitve to in house counsel. Pull very smart lawyers from bigger firms and offer same service and value at a lower rate- Very smart! Benefits are good- Employee matched 401K up to 6%.
Bi annual reviews were too much! Management keeps close track of how everyone is doing.
Advice to Management
Get rid of the bi-annual reviews. Once a year is enough. Really focus on grooming mid level associates for shareholdership.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Winstead.
Interviewed with an entire team. Was offered the job within two weeks but process took longer because I had to move and needed more time. They were very understanding and cooperative. The interview itself was intense as I interviewed with a lot of people from different sections. All were very nice and welcoming and revealed a lot about themselves and their practice areas. Each told me how I could fit in
- Wanted details on your prior work experience. Very detailed description on what you did and why you wanted to leave. Answer Question
Back and forth but never far apart.
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Law firm Winstead knows that things really are bigger in Texas -- especially the demand for legal services. Specializing in representing clients from the financial services, real estate, and technology industries, the firm employs hundreds of lawyers that practice from six offices in Texas (Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands) and one each in Charlotte, North Carolina and Washington, DC. Along with corporate law and litigation, the firm's practice areas include bankruptcy, construction, environmental law, government relations, intellectual...