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Pittsburgh, PA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Accounting & Legal
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Baker McKenzie, Skadden Arps, Clifford Chance
Reed Smith has gone global. The firm has about 1,600 lawyers in more than 20 offices in the US, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia/Pacific region. Although much of the firm's work involves international business transactions, litigation, and regulatory ... Read more

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    I have been working at Reed Smith full-time


    Great opportunities for substantive experience early in career.


    Less than transparent promotion path.

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    Legal Secretary Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Reed Smith (New York, NY) in April 2016.


    Applied online and got a telephone interview three weeks later. The interview consisted of questions regarding skills and prior experience as well as salary requirements. Two weeks later I got a call to set up an in person interview. I was told that they would be scheduling an interview for me and will be sending me an email with respect to the date and time. I checked my emails regularly but did not see anything. Two weeks later I get a call from HR asking why I didn't show up to the scheduled interview on that date at 10:00 am. I told her because I never received the email. She put me on hold and apologized as someone was supposed to send me an email but did not. I would think if I got an email I would need to confirm if I was free on that date and time as well but I kept silent about that one. She told me that she will reschedule and send me the details. Later that afternoon I got an email from her thanking me for my time but at this point and time they can not offer me an in person interview.

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