Davis Polk

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As white shoe firms go, this is an above-average one to work for.

Tech Support (Former Employee) New York, NY

ProsGreat coworkers; very friendly management; excellent benefits (for full-time employees); flexible schedule; nice work culture; lots of opportunities for growth

ConsBristly staff and attorneys; somewhat stuffy partners and upper management; antiquated work environment; slow to upgrade technology; understaffed; lack of communication between departments

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Associate (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Davis Polk full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Really smart colleagues, interesting cases Cons: Unpredictable hours, not a lot of agency Advice to Senior Management: Be consistent in communicating with the junior associates about expectations.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Going Downhill Quickly

    Legal Assistant (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Davis Polk full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Still a lot of great people to work with, top… Cons: Absolutely no respect for those who don't hold law degrees. Under people are treated on par with just another office item like a stapler… Advice to Senior Management: Pay more attention to the people who really get the grudge work done and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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