Compare Reed Smith vs Macfarlanes BETA

See how Macfarlanes vs. Reed Smith compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 179 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 12 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Reed Smith Ceo Alexander Y. Thomas
92%
92%Alexander Y. Thomas
CEO Approval
Macfarlanes Ceo Julian Howard
100%
100%Julian Howard
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Positive Business Outlook
63%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate32 Salaries
$183,630/yr
Associate Attorney18 Salaries
$170,441/yr
Project Manager8 Salaries
$114,223/yr
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 16 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 15 reviews)
There are no reviews matching this company.
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 11 reviews)
"Support staff"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Associate

I have been working at Reed Smith full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great atmosphere, very experienced attorneys, good training tools, lots of resources to tap into.

Cons

Health plan is lackluster. The pay is generally lower than the market.

Current Employee - Senior Associate

I have been working at Macfarlanes full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

The average quality of the lawyers is very high and there are very few people you wouldn't want to be stuck working with.

Cons

Most of the senior partners are very cold and insensitive because they are under a lot of pressure to perform themselves.

Advice to Management

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