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- Current Employee★★★★★Nov 16, 2022 - Legal RecruiterRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
One thing I appreciate about Paragon is that they provide an atmosphere that is welcoming for everyone! They really do put people first and everything else falls into place from there.
I think this goes with being remote, but it would be nice to be able to meet in person more.
Thank you very much for the wonderful review! It means a lot to our team to work for a company that really lives by our values. We're hoping the future will bring more opportunities to meet in-person, too!
- Former Employee, more than 1 year★★★★★Sep 24, 2021 - Privacy CounselRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Amazing team of people to work with. Great projects with some fantastic clients. I enjoyed all of my interactions with Paragon. They trust you to get the job done, but also offer support if you need it. I recommend, and have recommended, Paragon as a great place to work.
None. This was an amazing experience. If pressed, I'd say that due to COVID I was unable to meet any of the really nice people at Paragon in person, which to be clear is not something anyone could have done anything about. I just wished I could have had the chance.Continue reading
Thank you so much! We take pride in creating great matches for great clients and great legal professionals. Thank you for being part of our team!
- Current Employee★★★★★Jun 18, 2021 - Senior Counsel in San Francisco, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Paragon clients rave about the quality of legal services they get from Paragon attorneys. To quote a client recently: "The high caliber of Paragon attorneys has caused us to re-think what we can accomplish with contract help." This excellent reputation is why Paragon's on-demand corporate counsel continue to be sought after by some of the world's best and most exciting companies. The management and admin team at Paragon does a great job of fostering a team vibe, and they are responsive and thoughtful about placements and attorney needs.
Pay increases are infrequent, and may not keep pace with the increases in cost of living, especially in the Bay Area.
Thank you so much! We truly believe that we bring the best clients together with the best legal talent, providing the best work experience for all parties. We're grateful that Paragon has been part of your professional journey!
- Former Employee, more than 1 year★★★★★Jun 12, 2021 - Legal Counsel in San Francisco, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Good group of colleagues and flexible work options with a diverse set of clients. The Paragon team does a good job with benefits and community (COVID aside).
Really depends on client placement and can be isolating if small team engagementContinue reading
Thank you so much for your review! We work hard to ensure that our employees are well-compensated and have access to benefits that are important to them! Finding ways to enhance connection is something we're frequently brainstorming and will continue to explore.
- Current Employee, more than 5 years★★★★★Mar 31, 2021 - Senior Corporate Counsel in San Francisco, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Flexible, pay is highly competitive, 8 hour days, life/work balance, chance to work in other companies on secondment, no commitments, diverse, no internal legal team office politics, life/career-changing for me, have time to write that novel....
I cannot think of one con.Continue reading
Thank you very much for your review! We're so happy to be able to provide the opportunity to do meaningful legal work while allowing time in the day for whatever is most important to you. When the novel is published, we'd love to get an autographed copy! Until then, just knowing that we've made a difference keeps us going every day.
- Current Employee, more than 3 years★★★★★Dec 17, 2020 - Senior Commercial Counsel in San Francisco, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Supportive, caring and smart management team. They are excellent at what they do. Great place to build a self-directed legal career. Opportunity to work at top-notch companies. Yes, it is possible to have the best of both worlds (work-life balance).
No cons to list. Paragon is outstanding.
Thank you very much! We love being able to give legal professionals the opportunity to work for great clients yet still spend time outside of work doing what's meaningful for them! For us, being the best means caring for our team as people and doing our best every day.
- Former Employee, less than 1 year★★★★★Apr 21, 2021 - Senior Attorney in San Francisco, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Not a bad hourly rate
Not much in the way of job securityContinue reading
Thank you for your review; we are always looking for ways to improve and appreciate the feedback. Paragon strives to deliver project opportunities to legal professionals who are seeking the flexibility that project-based work provides, with competitive compensation and benefits, all within the context of treating clients and employees with respect as individuals. By its very nature, project-based work means that you have more manageable hours, can gain experience working in different industries and/or for different companies, all while building your range of skills and not having to deal with corporate “politics”. Without a doubt, project-based work isn’t a good fit for everyone and if you are seeking a more traditional experience, project-based work may not be a good fit for you at that time in your career. However, if you find yourself looking for great work with great clients and reasonable hours, come to Paragon!
- Current Employee, less than 1 year★★★★★Jun 17, 2020 - CounselRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
The Paragon team is excellent. I was placed at a good company fairly quickly, and they check in with you (and clients) regularly. I enjoy the flexibility. Company culture is outstanding.
Health benefits could be a little better, but you know that going in. Fair overall.Continue reading
Thank you so much for the glowing review and for your support on our team! We definitely continue to strive to enhance our benefits annually and always appreciate the feedback about where we can improve.
- Current Employee, less than 1 year★★★★★Mar 27, 2020 - Global Privacy Director in San Francisco, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Pay is excellent and they make sure to give personalized attention to each employee. Despite growing quickly, they want their employees to be happy on their assignments and check in regularly.
Sometimes difficult to feel a part of a team because you're on assignment at clients' offices (but they do their best to overcome that). Unfortunately the vacation/sick time is limited and the 401k match is small.Continue reading
Thank you! At Paragon, it really is personal for us. We know that we can only grow successfully if we keep that personal touch. Every decision we make is focussed on how to do the best we can for our team. Thanks for being a part of that team and for your great review!
- Former Employee, more than 1 year★★★★★Jun 19, 2017 - Counsel in San Francisco, CARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Awesome management team - small but mighty. From the top down, they're very responsive, respectful, warm, and genuinely caring (not a word you typically see thrown around legal industry reviews). In short, they do the right thing for their staff and you really feel they have your back. Every Paragon attorney I've met has been down-to-earth, smart, friendly, and a reflection of the people-first culture at Paragon. I was only on one project through Paragon, but all steps of the process from onboarding to exit were handled smoothly and without any surprises. I also went on maternity leave in the middle of my project and had nothing but support, transparency, and again genuine warmth and caring from the management team before, during, and after that time. They work with top-notch, industry-leading clients, and have a stellar reputation. I converted to become a full time employee at the company I was on project for, and that company continues to hire Paragon attorneys for projects to this day. In addition, in my experience, they level-set with their clients that each attorney's (i.e. your) time is valuable, and this really set the stage I thought for managing work-life balance well since there were clear boundaries and expectations.
As far as I know, there isn't much structure for knowledge sharing among the talent pool that makes up Paragon so sometimes it felt like there's a little bit of a missed opportunity to leverage the great people and deep knowledge that make up Paragon, especially if you're the only attorney on a project.Continue reading
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Paragon Legal Group has an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5, based on over 50 reviews left anonymously by employees. 100% of employees would recommend working at Paragon Legal Group to a friend and 92% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.
100% of Paragon Legal Group employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Paragon Legal Group 4.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.9 for culture and values and 4.4 for career opportunities.