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Stroock Legal Secretary Reviews

Updated Mar 3, 2017

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Stuart H. Coleman
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  1. "assistant"

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    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Stroock

    Pros

    nice co-workers, nice building and views

    Cons

    too much turn over; staff does not matter much

    Stroock2015-12-21
  2. Helpful (3)

    "Horrible place to work, HR treating staff like they are a dictatorship"

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    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Stroock full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    They are in the downtown area.

    Cons

    Human Resources needs training on how to approach and treat staff members. They ignore any complaints.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to non-legal staff members.

    Stroock2017-03-04
  3. Helpful (4)

    "Fear of Unemployment"

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    Current Employee - Legal Secretary in New York, NY

    I have been working at Stroock full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    They are close to where I live.

    Cons

    The firm is not doing well. It's super slow. They have on and off layoffs so they don't have to report them and there are talks of bankruptcy.

    Stroock2016-07-29
  4. "Good environment, fair pay."

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    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in New York, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stroock

    Pros

    Stroock pays about the same as other big New York City law firms. That being said, the pay, as compared to working in another type of environment, is very good. The attorneys I worked for were nice and generally appreciative.

    Cons

    As far as hours worked (as a legal secretary), it all depends on the attorneys you work for. I worked overtime about three times a month, usually for no more than two hours. But I did stay till 10 one night. One of the attorneys I worked for had a reputation as being hard to work for. All the other secretaries couldn't stand him. I got along with him well, after I learned that he had certain annoying traits that...

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    Advice to Management

    I have no comment for Senior Management

    Stroock2008-09-29
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