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Found 353 of over 393 reviews
3.7
67% Recommend to a Friend
Jones Day Managing Partner Stephen J. Brogan
67% Approve of CEO

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3.7
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Jones Day Managing Partner Stephen J. Brogan
Stephen J. Brogan
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  • "Most people were great to work with and helpful.(in 44 reviews)
  • "above average pay and good benefits(in 19 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and can work independently(in 19 reviews)
  • "Competitive Salary(in 11 reviews)
  • "Friendly office, very collegiate and no internal competition.(in 9 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great attorneys to learn from

    Nov 12, 2022 - Associate Attorney 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Great mentorship and great opportunities if you show you're good at what you do.

    Cons

    As with any Big Law job, hours can be long, but most associates stick close to the 2,000 billable hour requirement.

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Flexible and what you think it is

    Nov 2, 2022 - Doc Review Attorney in Cleveland, OH
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The job offered flexibility and a good project when I was between jobs.

    Cons

    Was just a short term project, but that's what you're signing up for.

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Low pay, in office, great entry level benefits

    Nov 13, 2022 - Research Assistant in Cleveland, OH
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Great entry level benefits, including sick time, and vacation. 401k match 50% last year. Nice facilities.

    Cons

    In office, stuffy culture. Low pay for lack of work/life balance.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Great place to work

    Oct 9, 2022 - Senior Legal Secretary 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I enjoyed my career at Jones Day for 19 years.

    Cons

    As with any big law firm, there were a few attorneys that you'd rather not work for, but for the most part, they were great.

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good place to work

    Oct 16, 2022 - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    One firm worldwide, global offices, opportunities for secondment, varied work

    Cons

    Black box salaries, office politics

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee

    A wonderful place to work

    Oct 14, 2022 - Lawyer 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The best lawyers in the country

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to report.

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good firm with global exposure

    Sep 29, 2022 - Lawyer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Opportunity to work on projects with oversea branches

    Cons

    Salary structure is different from big law

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work

    Sep 24, 2022 - Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Kind, smart people. Respectful of peoples’ lives outside of work.

    Cons

    With black box compensation, might make below market.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Fantastic experience at the height of the industry.

    Sep 9, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The most important matters, working alongside good people

    Cons

    Technology is always five years behind

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great firm to work for

    Sep 7, 2022 - Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Familial culture and interesting matters

    Cons

    Needs to fill out associate ranks

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Jones Day has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 393 reviews left anonymously by employees. 67% of employees would recommend working at Jones Day to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Jones Day employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Jones Day. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

67% of Jones Day employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Jones Day 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.5 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Jones Day to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be management, culture, compensation.

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