Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Co-Chairs Therese Pritchard and Lisa Mayhew (no image)
Therese Pritchard and Lisa Mayhew
34 Ratings
Pros
  • "Employee oriented, top tier international law firm with competitive pay and benefits(in 15 reviews)

  • "good benefits, flexible with families(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Typical Big Law - low chances of making partner, long hours, lack of diversity(in 11 reviews)

  • "Work life balance (depending on department), pay could be better(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Paralegal

      Apr 20, 2021 - Paralegal in New York, NY
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      Pros

      great work atmosphere and colleagues

      Cons

      compensation less than other large firms

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great work life balance with extremely nice people to work with.

      Apr 16, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great Benefits, Great accounting team, work life balance

      Cons

      Business services are less cared about than revenue earning positions.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Apr 12, 2021 - Legal Assistant/Paralegal in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Partners are courteous and respectful of work/life balance, paralegal supervision is responsive and encouraging, without micromanaging.

      Cons

      bonus structure is unreasonable; raises are not great.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      good place to work

      Feb 23, 2021 - Desktop Support Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
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      Pros

      Excellent response to the COVID situation.

      Cons

      Not much room for advancement because people stay for a long time.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Attorney

      Feb 26, 2021 - Attorney 
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      Pros

      Nice people and fine working environment

      Cons

      Firm culture and working environment

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      good place to work!

      Feb 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great firm. A lot of longevity.

      Cons

      Wish I could think of some

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Amazing

      Jan 22, 2021 - Associate in Denver, CO
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      Pros

      Best law firm I have ever worked for. Partners are extremely respectful of your time and respect work life balance. Associates are not competitive or gossipy with each other.

      Cons

      Not really a con, but office can be quiet (pre-covid).

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Salary and Growth Potential

      Feb 10, 2021 - Associate in Saint Louis, MO
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      Pros

      Great salary and growth potential

      Cons

      Long hours and high stress.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Place to Start a Career

      Dec 7, 2020 - Associate in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great training, adds to your resume, you can go where you want if you don't stay

      Cons

      Typical Big Law - low chances of making partner, long hours, lack of diversity

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good training

      Jan 13, 2021 - Attorney in Phoenix, AZ
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      Pros

      Good training; competitive salary; good mentoring.

      Cons

      Hard to make partner; some associates made to work on cases not valued by firm, yet other associates are spared.

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