Berry Appleman & Leiden

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generally positive

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Former Employee - Paralegal
Former Employee - Paralegal

I worked at Berry Appleman & Leiden full-time (more than an year)

Pros

- good level of camaraderie with employees of similar level
- personalities tended to be helpful more often than not

Cons

- career paths are very regimented
- lots of redtape to get things done but this is more typical of the industry than any singular company

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- find ways to identify and nurture top talent early

Neutral Outlook

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Too many children at work...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Berry Appleman & Leiden full-time

    Pros

    The work itself is excellent. immigration law is a fun experience.

    Cons

    The people are really young and really into politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to manage.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great place to start, but not forever.

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    Current Employee - Paralegal in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Paralegal in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Berry Appleman & Leiden full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Smart co-workers (some, not all)
    -Great learning opportunity if placed on the right cluster and right attorney (direct manager)

    Cons

    -Bureaucracy
    -Office politics
    -Lack of enforcement on cumbersome management rules

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You know, we work with salary data all day long. We know we are being underpaid. People stay there until they find the next better thing. Is that what work environment should aspire to be? Think not.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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