Cravath Swaine
3.5 of 5 21 reviews
www.cravath.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good pay and benefits

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Cravath Swaine

ProsGood salary, good exposure to legal field, solid benefits package

ConsHigh-stress work environment, little time off, long hours

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An excellent firm and a great place to work.

Litigation Legal Assistant (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Cravath Swaine full-time for more than a year


Pros: Provides an opportunity to work with and learn from some brilliant… Cons: The sheer amount of work being done at the firm… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Glorified paper-pusher

Paralegal (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Cravath Swaine full-time for more than a year


Pros: Highly intensive environment, good exposure to professionalism, good way to become extremely detailed oriented and prepared to work in a cut throat… Cons: Little interest in new ideas, critical thinking, complex problem solving. I was astonished that third and fourth year associates remained glorified paper-pushers. It's a clunky… Advice to Senior Management: There are many solvable grievances in your work place. Listen to them and take action. If the low attrition rate to law school is irksome,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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