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Dewey & LeBoeuf Reviews

Updated June 1, 2017
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  1. "Attorney"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at Dewey & LeBoeuf full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Considerable autonomy, good team environment, partners very accessible, good support staff, relaxed working environment, room for growth, opportunities to work laterally with other offices

    Cons

    National management drove up billable rates, minimum billable hours, etc. Firm lost identity as superb alternative to the mega firms by trying to become a mega firm, and as a result lost clients


  2. "Things changed so quickly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dewey & LeBoeuf full-time

    Pros

    Intense NYC corporate law experience

    Cons

    The world saw how it all ended

  3. "Technology Support Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dewey & LeBoeuf full-time

    Pros

    Environment was stable and laid back for the most part.

    Cons

    No real growth potential when working outside of the main office.


  4. "Partnee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Tanning booth was very nice

    Cons

    Bankrupt so not so good


  5. "Tax"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Dewey & LeBoeuf (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and working environment.

    Cons

    Hours can be long but it is tax


  6. "Terrible"

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    Former Employee - Customer Support Specialist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Customer Support Specialist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dewey & LeBoeuf full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and a lot of permissions for a Customer Support Specialist

    Cons

    Terrible, unprofessional management and juvenile staff

    Advice to Management

    None as the company is now defunct


  7. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - IT D&Amp; L in New York, NY
    Former Employee - IT D&Amp; L in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work at

    Cons

    Company went bankrupt google it

  8. "Attorney"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dewey & LeBoeuf full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    High salary for the attorneys on staff there mostly.

    Cons

    Long hours for the attorneys on staff there mostly.

    Advice to Management

    Better hours and hire more attorneys to even if lower pay.


  9. "Legal Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dewey & LeBoeuf full-time

    Pros

    Good co workers
    Good benefits
    Good perks

    Cons

    Long hours
    Generally negative attitude amongst the staff which wears on morale
    Cases determine type of work and can limit skills development


  10. "Records Manager"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant and Records Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant and Records Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Dewey & LeBoeuf (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I enjoyed working at the law firm mainly because of the people who I worked with.

    Cons

    The law firm phased out in 2012


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