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Updated 21 Jul 2019

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Debevoise & Plimpton CEO Michael Blair
Michael Blair
21 Ratings
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  • "The firm values people more than most large law firms do and will cut on frills to avoid layoffs(in 9 reviews)

  • "Amazing, great people, amazing work(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Good Experience for Big Law"

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    Former Employee - Associate 

    I worked at Debevoise & Plimpton full-time

    Pros

    Kind, very smart people - no yelling. No "bro" culture. High end work.

    Cons

    Somewhat passive aggressive. Litigation associates will be on matters with lots of doc review in early years.

    Debevoise & Plimpton2019-07-21
  2. "Good for a Firm"

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    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Debevoise & Plimpton full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people - smart, respectful. The firm values people more than most large law firms do and will cut on frills to avoid layoffs.

    Cons

    People can be passive aggressive. People may be put off if you are candid and/ or direct with them.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more healthy food options. Improve technology. Take a less rigid approach.

    Debevoise & Plimpton2017-02-06
  3. "Well balanced big law firm"

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    I have been working at Debevoise & Plimpton

    Pros

    As big law firms go, many try to respect boundaries between work and personal life

    Cons

    Can be passive aggressive at times

    Debevoise & Plimpton2016-05-03
  4. "Generally miserable work environment."

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    Legal Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Debevoise & Plimpton

    Pros

    Nice offices, flexible with days off.

    Cons

    Dissapointing environment, generally unfriendly and passive aggressive.

    Advice to Management

    More organized exchange between attorneys and legal assistants

    Debevoise & Plimpton2008-10-05
  5. "Times changing at this company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Moscow
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Debevoise & Plimpton full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Location Generally cultured business environment Open to creative suggestions - if you pick the right partner

    Cons

    Passive/aggressive management style Slightly paranoid interpersonal relations

    Advice to Management

    Don't let admin get away with what they are trying to do.

    Debevoise & Plimpton2013-04-21
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