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Baker Botts Managing Partner Andrew M. Baker
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Pros
  • better work life balance than most large law firms (in 4 reviews)

  • relatively fair hours; somewhat of a texas laid-back atmosphere, though inconsistent (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is non existent (in 4 reviews)

  • And, of course, there's a tremendous emphasis on billable hours (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "IP Paralegal U.S. Domestic"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Patent Prosecution Paralegal in Astoria, NY
    Former Employee - Patent Prosecution Paralegal in Astoria, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Baker Botts (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    high impact work, late hours, lots of overtime

    Cons

    Not an easy job, changes impact millions of users which can sometimes be very stressful.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Paralegal"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Paralegal in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Paralegal in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Baker Botts full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The office is in a good location.

    Cons

    Low compensation. Low morale. A lot of turnover.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Would not suggest working here"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Baker Botts full-time

    Pros

    No Pros to mention. People are not friendly and not very nice. Felt horrible to go in everyday.

    Cons

    Rude and bad partners, not a very nice place to work

    Advice to Management

    Too much to change, so cannot advise.


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  5. "Legal Secretarial start in UAE"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    I worked at Baker Botts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I am just thankful this company gave me the opportunity to start my legal secretarial post here in UAE.

    Cons

    I reserve my comment to myself.

    Advice to Management

    Equality.



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