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Gordon K. Davidson
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Pros
  • Good benefits, nice people (by law firm standards) (in 8 reviews)

  • Salary and benefits are good, and work-life balance is perfect (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Nothing at all - this law firm tops every NY (in 10 reviews)

  • People sometimes work long hours (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Catering Coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They have a gym but make you pay to use it.

    Cons

    HR is evil and doesnt care about its employees


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Fenwick & West once a great firm"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Mountain View, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The firm was a very good place to work. Things have changed and not for the better. To much favoritism for the younger staff and not for professionlism or competence.

    Cons

    The management is blind to what some employees do. Many employees are hard workers and not "in your face" social butterflies. Yet management seems to prefer the social butterflies to the hard workers. Especially the ones that brown nose them.

    Advice to Management

    Senior Management should really stand back and take a good look at the managers they have in place and realize that some of them are not people persons and treat their staff with disdain and sometimes cruelly. Once a leopard always a leopard and the spots will never change. You can take a panther and tame it and domesticate it, but in reality it is still a panther and their inate being is to be a panther. Hopefully before the firm collapses because of this blindness, Senior management will wake up to the fact that management is letting go of some really good employees and keeping the young, thin, but very incompetent ones.


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