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Cleary Gottlieb Reviews

Updated Sep 5, 2019

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Associate"

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    I have been working at Cleary Gottlieb

    Pros

    Best place to work ever. Very competent people and exiting assignments.

    Cons

    There are no cons at all.

    Cleary Gottlieb2018-01-15
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    "Accounting Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Cleary Gottlieb full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, competitive pay, and good working environment.

    Cons

    Work can get a little dull.

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-12-26
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    "A good law firm"

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    Associate in New York, NY
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    I worked at Cleary Gottlieb for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people at Cleary are amazing.

    Cons

    You'll work a lot. That's typical for life at a big law firm.

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-11-26
  4. "Professional Staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Cleary Gottlieb full-time

    Pros

    The people and culture. A lot of afterwork events.

    Cons

    none that I can think of.

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-10-08
  5. "Great experience."

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    Former Employee - Paralegal in New York, NY
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    I worked at Cleary Gottlieb full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Cleary has a relaxed yet professional corporate culture. For a large top tier firm, there is surprisingly no stuffy attitude.

    Cons

    There is a growing trend at the firm towards a more traditional outlook regarding the interactions between senior and junior associates.

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-08-04
  6. "Cleary Gottlieb - Litigation Paralegal"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    I have been working at Cleary Gottlieb full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and a good team.

    Cons

    Tough hours and some lawyers are difficult to deal with.

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-06-11
  7. "Interesting Work/Great Colleagues"

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Cleary Gottlieb full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Cleary has interesting/challenging work and great colleagues

    Cons

    Long hours and poor work/life balance

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-04-25
  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Cleary Gottlieb full-time

    Pros

    Diverse and friendly environment demanding the highest quality of work.

    Cons

    The location is not the best for lunch options.

    Advice to Management

    Do a great job and you will be rewarded.

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-03-16
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    "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Cleary Gottlieb full-time

    Pros

    For one of the top law firms, it was a very supportive environment to be a paralegal. While the hours are rough, the people you work with are great, the office is amazing, and they really do care about you having the best experience possible.

    Cons

    The downsides are standard for being a paralegal at a big law firm - brutal hours, no long term job potential unless you go to law school and come back, etc.

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-02-28
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Litigation Technology Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Litigation Technology Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Cleary Gottlieb full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Manager is very knowledgeable about e-discovery and data processing

    Cons

    No room for growth and it's very difficult to move from one department to the other

    Cleary Gottlieb2017-02-20
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