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Great place to work--nice people who work hard

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

I have been working at Davis Polk full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The people are great. Everyone is exceptionally smart and dedicated to their work. Some might see big law firms as being terrifying places where everyone is out to make a buck and move up the ladder and, although that may be some peoples intention, everyone is a team-player and wonderful to work with.

Cons

I find that the firm's ability to train its' staff and incoming interns, associates, employees, etc on the technical programs and procedures of the company--which can be stifling.

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  1. Basically the same as everywhere else.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Davis Polk

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very smart people; great work, but you will likely be doing reviews.

    Cons

    Too much politics, hard to advance, very stiff.

    Advice to Management

    See above. Make it easier to move from group to group.


  2. Great Place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Davis Polk

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great people, very business casual. not too political....great pay

    Cons

    Lack of career advancement. Not much room for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Treat all of your employess as equals. Some partners need to learn how to communicate with other staff members as they can be very rude.


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