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Updated Jun 8, 2022

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4.0
76%
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93%
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King & Spalding Chairman Robert D. Hays Jr.
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years
    Featured Review

    K&S is a great firm to work for. Lots of opportunities.

    Jan 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A great firm to work for.

    Cons

    Noting negative to write about K & S.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good law firm

    Feb 3, 2022 - Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It's a good law firm

    Cons

    The hours are very long

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Nice place to work.

    Jun 8, 2022 - Associate Attorney in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work and you get paid really well.

    Cons

    Work life balance could be better.

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  4. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Good Place to Start Legal Career

    Jun 1, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good exposure to legal field

    Cons

    Negative work environment Poor pay

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Interesting and good training.

    May 1, 2022 - Externship in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great level of independence, interesting and diverse tasks.

    Cons

    Long hours, communication could be better.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great place to work

    Apr 2, 2022 - Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    High comp; great people and culture

    Cons

    Like any large law firm, high hours

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  7. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Decent Firm

    Apr 5, 2022 - Legal Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good location and great culture

    Cons

    Not much room for growth.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Not bad

    Mar 15, 2022 - Lawyer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good place, good culture, good lawyers

    Cons

    Smaller office in sf office

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great Company

    Feb 24, 2022 - IT Systems Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Top 30 Law Firm in the US

    Cons

    CIO is kinda questionable in creating new policies and procedures.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

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    Feb 23, 2022 - Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    really smart colleagues, interesting work

    Cons

    Long hours, hard work, stressful at times

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King & Spalding Reviews FAQs

King & Spalding has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 208 reviews left anonymously by employees. 76% of employees would recommend working at King & Spalding to a friend and 65% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, King & Spalding employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at King & Spalding. This rating has improved by 9% over the last 12 months.

76% of King & Spalding employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated King & Spalding 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.3 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at King & Spalding to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, work life balance, compensation.

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