Goodwin - Stay away...you’ve been warned! | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (8)

    "Stay away...you’ve been warned!"

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    Current Employee - Communications Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Goodwin full-time

    Pros

    - healthcare/dental benefits - good PTO package - new modern looking offices

    Cons

    - poor leadership: people “in charge” aren’t very knowledgeable, no strategic thinking involved in decision making. They mostly just micromanage and pretend to know what’s going on. - bad firm culture: from lack of transparency to lack of respect for “staff” employees. The only thing that matters is making the partners happy. The answer is always “yes” to the partners, regardless of the request. - salary: for...

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    Advice to Management

    None, they don’t take advice and won’t change.

    Goodwin2018-10-18
  1. "Good location and great people"

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    Former Employee - Co-Op in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goodwin full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    people are nice and friendly. good start for students who want to know office setting

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

    Goodwin2019-05-27
  2. "Good firm if you like big law"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Goodwin full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great training, work for sophisticated clients, intelligent colleagues, great benefits and amenities

    Cons

    No work-life balance, lack of transparency in partnership process

    Goodwin2019-04-13

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