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Updated Jun 3, 2021

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4.0
75%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
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Sullivan & Cromwell Chairman Joseph C. Shenker
Joseph C. Shenker
44 Ratings
Pros
  • "Diverse and high-profile matters and good training(in 9 reviews)

  • "Smart colleagues, interesting work, good benefits(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours, issues with management(in 21 reviews)

  • "Work life balance does not exist(in 14 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      nice working environment

      Jun 2, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good culture and smart people around

      Cons

      Basically no cons for a hardworking lawyer

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Professional, but Impersonal Environment

      Jun 3, 2021 - Legal Secretary 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very high-status, high-performing firm. A great place to learn from people who are who at the top of their field.

      Cons

      Impersonal; staff are largely seen as second-class citizens; all decisions are made at the top and are one-size-fits-all; not much opportunity for innovation and career growth for staff

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place

      May 22, 2021 - Associate in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work. Very talented team.

      Cons

      Long hours and unpredictable schedule.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Work hard, learn a lot

      Mar 16, 2021 - Lawyer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work hard, learn a lot

      Cons

      opague career and promotion paths

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to start a career

      Apr 23, 2021 - Associate in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generalist mentality. Good training ground.

      Cons

      Can be seen as very traditional, stuffy environment.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Law Firm

      Mar 2, 2021 - Legal Secretary in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to start your career

      Cons

      Lack Diversity in the workplace

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Hard working

      Apr 8, 2021 - Associate in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Long hours, not much work life balance

      Cons

      Good pay and good perks

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Paralegal

      Feb 16, 2021 - Paralegal 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to start legal career.

      Cons

      A bit stiff of an atmosphere.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      hard work

      Feb 11, 2021 - Legal Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      learn a ton working with very smart people

      Cons

      long hours and bad overtime pay

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good firm

      Jan 28, 2021 - Legal Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of exposure to corporate law and pays legal assistants, secretaries and paralegals fairly well

      Cons

      Not enough diversity and inclusion, too traditional and not tech-savvy enough

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