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  1. "If you are employed at another law firm, stay"

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    Former Employee - Attorney in Stamford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shipman & Goodwin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Advancement opportunities in Hartford only and support staff is helpful. If you have no job, then working in Hartford (headquarters) is a good starting point for new associates.

    Cons

    No advancement opportunities in other locations (Stamford/Greenwich). Company needs major restructuring. Software needs upgrading. Senior Partners need to focus on internal issues. There is a history of physical and emotional abuse in the Stamford Office. Attorneys have been verbally and physically abused by unstable secretary who was allowed to stay on board as secretary to a Sr Partner. In addition, one of the...

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    Advice to Management

    More oversight of branch offices by Corporate. Best practices need to be implemented. Upgrade software.

    Shipman & Goodwin2015-10-16

Other Employee Reviews

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Office Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Shipman & Goodwin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great working environment to learn

    Cons

    Seeking full time hours 40 a week 35 was most

    Shipman & Goodwin2017-12-18
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Professional firm, pleasant office culture

    Cons

    Some processes and technology need improvement

    Shipman & Goodwin2016-11-08

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