Akin Gump
3.7 of 5 22 reviews
www.akingump.com Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Litigation Paralegal (Current Employee)
Century City, CA

I have been working at Akin Gump full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe company pays very well

ConsThey hold on to dramatic co-workers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good mid-market firm; "Frat" culture

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Akin Gump for less than a year


Pros: Good opportunities for young associates, very diverse set of practice areas… Cons: Work not top-shelf (though still very strong), bonuses are generally not… More

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This is not a place to work if you're planning on staying more than 3 years to repay student loans.

Attorney, 7th-Year (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at Akin Gump full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: The salary is probably the best thing about the firm. Cons: Everything else; it's biglaw, and is probably no worse than any biglaw firm. … Advice to Senior Management: ? No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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