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Perkins Coie Reviews

Updated Dec 5, 2019

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3.8
76%
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93%
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Perkins Coie  Managing Partner John Devaney (no image)
John Devaney
38 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great People, Tough Work-Life"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Perkins Coie

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Everyone wants to make it a friendly and positive place to live.

    Cons

    Lots of work and should only take it if plan on trying to "make it big"

    Perkins Coie2017-01-01
  2. Helpful (10)

    "Passive Aggressive Environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Coie full-time

    Pros

    Location and some people that actually like to be helpful and not work in silos.

    Cons

    Many people unhappy here. Clear hierarchy between attorneys and staff. Very impersonal.

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    Perkins Coie2016-12-20
  3. Helpful (3)

    "Legal Secretary"

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    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Coie full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits; great staff, good work-life balance, flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Lack of communication; not enough done to find solutions, some feeling of separation between staff and attorneys.

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    Perkins Coie2016-11-25
  4. Helpful (8)

    "Perkins Coie Equates To Pretense"

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    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Coie full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Prior to 2009 Perkins was a good company, would not recommend now with current management.

    Cons

    Management regularly retaliates on older staff, and lie. Rampant sexual harassment by partners, pretense regarding missions and principles, many attorneys are not honest, and do not live by the ethics they swore to uphold when taking their oath.

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    Perkins Coie2016-11-29
  5. Helpful (3)

    "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Patent Paralegal Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Coie full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, everyone was really friendly, the work was challenging and fast-paced

    Cons

    The salary levels were underwhelming

    Perkins Coie2016-10-17
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Perkins Coie - Administrative Assistant"

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    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Coie

    Pros

    Great company and great benefits

    Cons

    Not a lot of growth for general staff

    Perkins Coie2016-10-06
  7. Helpful (1)

    "A Great Place to Work!"

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    • Senior Management
     in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Perkins Coie

    Pros

    colleagues pay benefits culture opportunities for advancement open door policy flexibility

    Cons

    none; Perkins treats its employees very well

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    Perkins Coie2016-10-05
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place!"

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    I have been working at Perkins Coie

    Pros

    Great partners, colleagues, and clients!

    Cons

    High billable hours! and mediocre benefits;

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    Perkins Coie2016-10-03
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good lifestyle firm"

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    Associate Attorney 
    Recommends

    I worked at Perkins Coie

    Pros

    Great people. Reasonable hours for a law firm.

    Cons

    None really that wouldn't apply to any firm. Better than most.

    Perkins Coie2016-09-24
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Love this place."

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    Current Employee - Legal Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Perkins Coie full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment. Zero egotistical attorneys. Stable job.

    Cons

    None, great place to work.

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    Perkins Coie2016-09-19

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