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Dechert Overview

www.dechert.com
Philadelphia, PA
1001 to 5000 employees
1875
Company - Private
Accounting & Legal
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Dechert is a global law firm focused on sectors with the greatest complexities, legal intricacies and highest regulatory demands. We excel in delivering practical commercial judgment and deep legal expertise for high-stakes matters.

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Dechert – Why Work For Us?


Dechert is a rewarding place to grow your career. Our lawyers counsel the most sophisticated companies in the world on their most challenging matters, supported by talented professionals across many areas. Whether a team member in administrative support, associate development and training, finance, human resources, information technology, marketing or paralegal research services, each individual contributes to the success of the firm and of our clients.

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Dechert Careers


Our daily interactions with our clients build our brand and help us stand out in a highly competitive market. These client service principles guide the way we work with our clients and allow us to deliver a distinctive service that is not just excellent, but that is also true to who we are.

Firm Guiding Principles

One of Dechert’s core values is to encourage all our people to undertake service in the public interest, whether through annual Day of Service projects in each of our offices or through our internationally recognized pro bono program.

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    Pros

    Excellent firm. Really care about the attorneys and staff.

    Cons

    Salary is competitive for attorneys but lower for staff.

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Dechert Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at Dechert (New York, NY) in June 2016.

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    Had phone interview a couple of weeks after sending my resume. Interviewed with 11 people. No response from them after interviews in mid-June. Hey, I understand if I didn't get the job, but just tell me after I took time and money to fly to interviews. Unprofessional.

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Dechert Awards & Accolades

  • #8 in North America Innovative Lawyers, Financial Times, 2016
  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2016
  • #1 for International Pro Bono, The American Lawyer, 2016
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