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  1. Helpful (7)

    "No room for growth"

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      Current Employee - Applications Analyst 
      Doesn't Recommend

      I have been working at Wilson Elser full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      The amazing and talented people

      Cons

      IT Management specifically the CIO

      Wilson Elser2019-02-25
    1. "Good Experience"

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      Current Employee - A/R Collector in White Plains, NY

      I have been working at Wilson Elser full-time

      Pros

      Great Benefits, freedom to get work done, and work from home opportunities

      Cons

      Management has different training styles

      Advice to Management

      More cohesion in training

      Wilson Elser2019-05-04
    2. Helpful (2)

      "Very nice place to work - excellent office environment and capable attorneys"

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      Former Employee - Associate Attorney in Las Vegas, NV
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Wilson Elser full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      All of the attorneys are genuinely nice people. They really do care about their fellows/personnel, and management is available to listen and be flexible when needed. Lots of cooperation between the attorneys, and they really stress on being professional and ethical (very rare nowadays!). As an Associate, as long as you are billing your hours you will not get problems in taking some days off for a vacation or other...

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      Cons

      No 401k contribution; high billable requirement (2000 - 2100 to be bonus eligible); type of work in the Las Vegas office is pretty much only personal injury; lower pay compared to other firms that are the same size, especially when counting the high billables. Of Counsel/Partnership track is not really clear. I wish there a discussion with each Associates as how to get there from the very beginning, maybe creating...

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      Advice to Management

      With a few changes, this office could really be an amazing place to work at. Billables are really high, especially for an insurance defense firm where you are not really allowed to bill for all your activities. Allow for some positions part-time, completely remote, and/or hourly. It is hard, but you will be able to retain more talents.

      Wilson Elser2019-04-26

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