Akin Gump
3.7 of 5 24 reviews
www.akingump.com Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Extremely fast paced and stressful environment

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

ProsSocial Events- Corporate Events, Employee Recognition Awards

Metro Accessible

Conveniently Located

Competitive Pay

Bonus- Year-end, Mid -Year

Employee Recognition Month

ConsFew Growth , Advancement and Development Opportunity

No job stability

Stress Environment

Strict Coporate Culture

Attorneys placed at higher priority to employees

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work

    Attorney, 8th-Year (Current Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Akin Gump


    Pros: Good work environment, good bonuses, flexibility in determining your own schedule. There are lots of… Cons: Work can come at any time, twenty four hours a day, seven days per week.… Advice to Senior Management: The more communication with the associates, the better. The new focus on evaluations… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great intro to the law ... and Biglaw

    Associate (Former Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I worked at Akin Gump


    Pros: The work is very high-level, and the mentoring by other attorneys (associates… Cons: Like most BigLaw, the downsides are the billable hours requirements and… Advice to Senior Management: The firm has an inverted pyramid. It might be time to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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