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Squire Patton Boggs Reviews

Updated July 9, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great benefits and work life balance" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Working for Squire Patton Boggs will help you decide where you don't want a career" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Might find it hard to maintain work life balance sometimes" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Patton Boggs used Chrome River Reporting to process all of their expense reports - which is a modernized on-line system" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "nice firm"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Squire Patton Boggs full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good partners, good team-work spirits, good work-life balances

    Cons

    nothing special nothing special nothing special


  2. "Worked at the firm for a few months"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Squire Patton Boggs part-time

    Pros

    Lovely firm, nice people in the Manchester office

    Cons

    Too much control from the USA. The firm itself cannot bat an eyelid without approval from the US, really annoying to all.

    Advice to Management

    Review protocols with the US side of the firm

  3. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at Squire Patton Boggs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Access to interesting and challenging work

    Cons

    Not enough support. Not adequately remunerated. Limited work-life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Sort out the above.


  4. "Nice place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chef in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Chef in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Squire Patton Boggs full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good hours, good ppayment and great staff

    Cons

    It´s going to close shorly

    Advice to Management

    Nothing especial


  5. "Neutral"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Squire Patton Boggs full-time

    Pros

    Easy going environment and good mix of lawyers

    Cons

    Lacks mentor ship and employee management


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Enjoyable people tough politics"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager
    Former Employee - Operations Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Squire Patton Boggs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with
    High calibre employee
    Smaller offices friendly
    Management team approachable

    Cons

    Due to merger the politics are a nightmare between old PB and SS teams.
    Low bonus's
    Bad salary increases for support staff if any
    HQ dont understand cultural differences in other global offices

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff, accept that support staff do an important job and comepnsate accordingly. Stay competitive in the market where your offices are based else you will loose out to similar firms in regards to qualified trained staff.


  7. "working environment"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends

    I worked at Squire Patton Boggs full-time

    Pros

    multicultural open working environment, chances for growth

    Cons

    not good if you are not familiar with multinational culture

  8. "Excellent law firms with to clients"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Impressive client portfolio with great lawyers

    Cons

    limited human resspource capabilities and number of offices

    Advice to Management

    focus on ensuring growth of lawyers


  9. "review"

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    Former Employee - Staff
    Former Employee - Staff
    Recommends

    Pros

    - Great professionals with strong admin staff to support them
    - Good career growth opportunities within the company, strong international brand globally

    Cons

    - Might find it hard to maintain work life balance sometimes
    - Could do with a more generous compensation and benefit package

    Advice to Management

    Hire more support staff to help out, but in general great management team, positive firm culture and positive experience


  10. "Largish law firm"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Squire Patton Boggs full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people, some interesting clients

    Cons

    Not on many useful corporate panels, spotty collaboration

    Advice to Management

    Secure better panel positions


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