Calfee, Halter & Griswold

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A nice place to work but no vision at the top

Partner (Current Employee)

ProsIt is very collegial, and not a place where FaceTime is important. People have lives outside the office and it is not a high pressure atmosphere.

ConsSalaries have been flat, headcount is shrinking, and there does not seem to be any plan to reverse the decline. The firm seems to lack any vision, while competitors have grown, added offices and seem to be "on the move."

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    Good firm, but could be so much better

    Associate (Former Employee)

    I worked at Calfee, Halter & Griswold full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Opportunities to work independently and some very good attorneys that are great to work… Cons: The pay and bonus are sub-par to be kind. No benefit to billing over the minimum required because raises were paltry even for the… Advice to Senior Management: Reward your high performers so that they don't all leave. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Attorney (Former Employee) Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Calfee, Halter & Griswold full-time


    Pros: The starting pay is better than many law firms in Cleveland, receive annual reviews, support staff is better… Cons: Very stressful environment, very aggressive senior partners who often scream to make a point, teach an aggressive manner towards opposing counsel, have… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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