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DLA Piper Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Sep 27, 2019

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DLA Piper Global Co-Chief Executive Officers  Simon Levine and Cameron Jay Rains
Simon Levine and Cameron Jay Rains
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  1. "Amazing Position"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at DLA Piper full-time

    Pros

    Honestly, great company, great management and the partners were happy to teach you

    Cons

    Wasn’t really any to be honest, maybe long hours

    DLA Piper2018-11-29
  2. "Decent place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at DLA Piper full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good people and atmosphere, enjoyable location

    Cons

    long hours, disconnect between partners and lower level employees

    DLA Piper2019-02-20
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  4. "Paralegal"

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    Former Employee - Legal Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people. Supportive work environment.

    Cons

    Long hours. Upper management can be dismissive at times.

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    DLA Piper2018-10-09
  5. "Of Counsel"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Work. Good pay.

    Cons

    A lot of Travel. Long hours. High rates.

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    DLA Piper2017-10-22
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    "Very Busy, Good Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at DLA Piper full-time

    Pros

    Good work, quality clients, busy practice

    Cons

    Long hours as to be expected

    DLA Piper2017-07-29
  7. "Good environment"

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    Project Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DLA Piper for more than a year

    Pros

    very friendly environment, near metro, nice building

    Cons

    little time off, little flexibility, sometimes long hours

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    DLA Piper2015-10-28
  8. "Decent firm."

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DLA Piper

    Pros

    -Has great benefits. -Professional atmosphere that strives to serve the client. -Great location in the middle of the city.

    Cons

    -Everybody is pretentious. -Completely ignores suggested improvements. -Very long working hours makes it hard to be with family.

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    DLA Piper2015-09-14
  9. Helpful (1)

    "great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at DLA Piper full-time

    Pros

    excellent staff and attorneys, high quality of work, beautiful offices, and the management team really cares about your growth

    Cons

    long hours, but that is to be expected in this field

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    DLA Piper2015-06-04
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    "Hard work but worth it"

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    Associate Attorney in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DLA Piper

    Pros

    - Great management - Intelligent lawyers - Great drive to succeed

    Cons

    - Long hours but that is common in big law - The bonuses need to be better

    DLA Piper2015-04-10
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    "Large law firm life"

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    Current Employee - Associate Attorney in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DLA Piper full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great colleagues, interesting work, lots of contact with overseas offices (depending on practice group) market-level compensation.

    Cons

    Long hours, working with colleagues from other offices can be 'hit or miss'.

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    DLA Piper2014-06-16

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