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Wilson Elser Interview Questions

Updated Aug 8, 2018
41 Interview Reviews

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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took a week. I interviewed at Wilson Elser (New York, NY) in December 2010.

    Interview

    Very typical and standard interview. The partner brought a few Legal Assistants with him. They discussed my resume and experience. Plenty of time for Q&A. Very quick turnaround. Very comfortable interview process -- no surprises and nothing unexpected.

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    Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Wilson Elser (New York, NY) in July 2013.

    Interview

    Phone screen/in person interview it was a very basic interview process nothing too tricky I first spoke with an interviewer in HR and than I came in and meet the office manager, I did not meet the partner I was working for until I started with the company. they didnt ask any trick questions at all

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Wilson Elser in March 2017.

    Interview

    First step was a phone interview. Did not ask questions directly about position, instead asked questions about my background. Interview took about 15-20 minutes total. Was then told that I would hear something back in a couple days, but never heard anything.

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  4. Helpful (1)  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Wilson Elser.

    Interview

    Had a quick telephone interview with HR. Was called in to interview a few days later. Met with a few individuals that day. Everyone was extremely nice and asked really good interview questions. The interview lasted approx. 45 minutes, but they made me feel comfortable the whole time. After the interview, one interviewer was kind enough to walk me out! Received an offer the next day!

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Wilson Elser (New York, NY) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Meet with a few partners and associates. You should be prepared with the normal interview questions. Nothing came out of left field. Make sure you have experience in the practice group that you are interviewing with. They have a lot of opportunities for various practice groups.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Wilson Elser.

    Interview

    I interviewed at the White Plains Office. Met with three Partners. The whole process was stressful. The partners were looking for someone local. Associate must be willing to travel back and forth from Bronx to White Plains. Home Office is White Plains.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Fine.. More laidback than I expected but only bc I was not entry level. Other than that very nice. I only interviewed with a few people I would be working with

    Interview Questions

    • They asked if I was able to make billing requirements   1 Answer
  8. Helpful (1)  

    Associate Attorney Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Wilson Elser.

    Interview

    Interview was informal: two of the three people scheduled to interview with me did not show up. One partner came late.

    Afterwards there was no communication. I sent "Thank You" notes to all the people who interviewed me and called and emailed after 1 week, 3 weeks, and 5 weeks. There was simply no response: Nada.

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    Associate Attorney Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Wilson Elser.

    Interview

    Initial panel interview, then with head partner


  10. Helpful (2)  

    Associate Attorney Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Wilson Elser (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Interviewed with two senior partners, not the partners I would be working directly for. Interview lasted about an hour. It was very relaxed and friendly. Mostly dealt with my resume and experiences. They answered my general questions about the firm. Then I dealt with Human Resources for logistics once an offer was extended.

    Interview Questions

    • I was right out of law school, they asked where I saw myself in five years.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    None.


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