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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Reviews

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3.4
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64%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
Therese Pritchard and Lisa Mayhew
5 Ratings
Pros
  • "company has good benefits for the employess(in 9 reviews)

  • "Good work life balance and the flexibility to work remotely as needed was appreciated(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner full-time

    Pros

    People, culture, proactive management, dedicated leadership

    Cons

    No cons I can think of. Firm just completed merger. Doing well with integrations.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Continue to be transparent.

  2. "Nice place to work for"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

      Pros

      Big firm environment, Helpful people.

      Cons

      Salary is not always reflected in what you are expected to do .

    • Helpful (1)

      "Not all attorneys are created equal"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

        Pros

        Great staff and nice colleagues.

        Cons

        A lot of favoritism and shockingly immature senior associates/junior partners.

      • "About what you expect from a large firm"

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        Former Employee - Document Review Attorney in Saint Louis, MO
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Great benefits, friendly people, nice offices, poor opportunities for advancement.

        Cons

        Long hours, office politics, and high pressure

        Advice to Management

        Adopt better technology solutions

      • Helpful (1)

        "secretary"

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        Current Employee - Secretary in Phoenix, AZ
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner full-time for more than 20 years

        Pros

        None that I am aware

        Cons

        Technology is inefficient and slow, long hours, low pay, very high stress - staff treated like slaves

        Advice to Management

        Replace outdated technology; compensate your staff and treat them like humans - they are not second class citizens

      • "Good benefits, poor opportunity for advancement"

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        Former Employee - Attorney in Saint Louis, MO
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        The benefits are excellent, and most of the people I worked with were great people.

        Cons

        The position offered functionally no opportunity for advancement in either position or salary.

        Advice to Management

        Do a better job integrating technological solutions and their associated departments into the firm structure.

      • "Finance"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Great team effort. Knowledgeable, dedicated group

        Cons

        Too frequently required to work lengthy days

      • "Associate"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner full-time

          Pros

          Pay People Caliber of work and projects. Prestige

          Cons

          Hours Stress -- through the roof People

        • "Counsel"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

            Pros

            Global reach and experienced senior level attorneys.

            Cons

            Not really a con but the strategic focus of the firm is more directed at current global strengths in business, banking and real estate rather than the global energy business.

            Advice to Management

            None.

          • Helpful (3)

            "Great place to work"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
            Recommends
            Positive Outlook
            Approves of CEO

            I have been working at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner full-time for more than 9 years

            Pros

            Friendly atmosphere, great benefits, lots of perks and good pay.

            Cons

            There are few lawyers who need to show respect to staff members and not treat them like gum on the bottom of their shoes.

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