Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly Reviews

Updated Aug 21, 2019

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3 Ratings
  1. "Paralegal"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly full-time

    Pros

    Very nice people- fun environment.

    Cons

    Not much training. Need to know the job before working there- or you will be lost.

  2. "Nice place to work"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Attorney in Poway, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The firm is family friendly.

    Cons

    High turnover because they don't pay well. Negotiate a good salary before you start, because you are unlikely to see a raise. They underpay their staff.

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  3. "Law Clerk"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Law Clerk in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly and casual atmosphere. Pretty flexible

    Cons

    substantive work is pretty hard to come by.

  4. "Good Firm to work at"

    3.0
     in Poway, CA

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great training and experience if you are on the right team.

    Cons

    Management not good and out for themselves.

  5. "Great for a first job, not a forever job"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly full-time

    Pros

    Great experience for young lawyer. Don't expect to stay long. Get experience. Get out.

    Cons

    Disorganized management. Management tolerates negative work environment and inappropriate behavior by partners and top performers.

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  6. "Legal Secretary - Loved working there and loved working for Partner JD Turner."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Poway, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility of schedule, nice people to work for, team effort with legal assistants. Learned a lot about construction defect litigation.

    Cons

    Location in Poway. Really nothing bad to say about this firm except low Christmas bonus and too much food and treats in the office.

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  7. "Clerk"

    4.0
    Associate in Fremont, CA

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly for more than a year

    Pros

    Great summer experience overall, would recommend

    Cons

    Needed more clearly structured assignments

  8. "Good compensation and benefits, but it's a Revolving Door"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legal Assistant in Poway, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good income and benefits, fun office parties during holidays

    Cons

    REVOLVING DOOR - job openings are usually for their most difficult attorney, JD Turner.

  9. "Great staff, poorly managed"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Friendly staff, great benefits, flexible hours, casual work environment

    Cons

    Poorly managed at the partner level creating a toxic work environment.

  10. "Paralegal"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lorber Greenfield Polito & Pengilly full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There is some flexibility with work schedules.

    Cons

    Not a good firm to work for.

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