I have been working at Wilson Sonsini full-time (More than 3 years)
Well-known 800 pound gorilla in the Silicon Valley legal practice. Lots of great tech clients and the chance to work on hot tech deals. Broad corporate practice: you'll learn everything from incorporating startups to VC financings to M&A and IPO and post-IPO public company work. Good name to have on your resume. Great training program for associates and tons of access to startup/SV events. Colleagues (partners and associates) are generally friendly, down-to-earth, and smart.
Tough work load and demanding clients with unrealistic deadline expectations, which is typical for Big Law. Not great workflow management. Unless you're in a specialized area, you generally have to be a generalist, which you means you won't feel like you know any area of the law that well. Hard to make partner, but that's expected.
I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Wilson Sonsini in March 2017.
The whole interview was very conversational. Mostly He was trying to find out how well my skill set matches with their needs. I also had to convince him that it was not a stepping stool for another position, but rather a long term position.