Winston & Strawn

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Winston & Strawn Reviews

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    Great Place, Great People

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Winston & Strawn full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great offices, good management, fiscally responsible, great people to work with and for!!!!

    Cons

    Some technology is behind the times and can be updated.

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Winston & Strawn Interviews

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    Legal Secretary Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Winston & Strawn in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Their hiring process can be somewhat ridiculous. They REQUIRED 65 wpm to the score on their typing test. What I mean by this is that if the person typed 64 wpm they would not be allowed to move to the next step. They also make it difficult for those that may be switching jobs. There is no real consideration for scheduling of interviews, length, or frequency. Even if you request the interview during certain times (knowing that you're currently employed) they will schedule it at whatever time they wish. They also have multiple interviews. First you come in for the testing, then to meet with the HR consultant, then the HR Manager and if you make it that far, you have to go in to meet with the lawyer you'll work with.

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Winston & Strawn 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

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Website www.winston.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1926
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Over the years Winston & Strawn has developed a reputation for its work in litigation and labor and employment law, but the firm's practices encompass a wide range of specialties, from antitrust to intellectual property to tax. The firm has around 1,000 lawyers in about 15 offices in the US, Europe, and Asia. Clients have included Abbott Laboratories, McDonald's, and Philip Morris USA. Winston & Strawn was founded in 1853; since 2000 it has expanded by taking in firms such as New York-based Whitman, Breed, Abbott & Morgan and San Francisco-based Murphy Sheneman Julian... More

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