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Updated Jun 21, 2022

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Found 41 of over 46 reviews
4.0
78% Recommend to a Friend
88% Approve of CEO

Found 41 of over 46 reviews

4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
Approve of CEO
Wachtell Lipton Co-Chairman Edward D. Herlihy (no image)
Edward D. Herlihy
13 Ratings

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great benefit package.(in 4 reviews)
Cons
  • "Long hours, but there's no way to avoid that when you have significant responsibility and work for sophisticated clients.(in 5 reviews)
  • "So those who are saying that salary is good obviously were very junior at their previous firms.(in 3 reviews)
  • "A lot of the good people left.(in 3 reviews)
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    great firm

    Jun 21, 2022 - IT Systems Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good firm to work for

    Cons

    no cons to report as of now

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Salary

    Jun 17, 2022 - Paralegal in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great M&A firm to learn

    Cons

    Around the clock work schedule

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Great place

    May 9, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Overall no turnover. Stable and great work life balance. Amazing benefits

    Cons

    There should be more Room for growth for support staff

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Good pay and benefits, massive stress

    Sep 14, 2021 - Legal Word Processor in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Salaries, benefits, and perks (free food especially) are great.

    Cons

    Mega-stressful pressure-cooker environment, even by top law firm standards. Some attorneys are great, but a number can be quite abusive. You need a thick skin and good stress management tools.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good Companny

    Jun 10, 2021 - Legal Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A lot of training and great staff.

    Cons

    Salary is low and some Executives are not kind people.

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place!

    Feb 12, 2021 - Intern 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great experience, fun environment, great teammates

    Cons

    none to great of a place!

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Impressive

    Feb 3, 2021 - Corporate Paralegal in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Best minds in the legal field, prominent and meaningful matters, provides strong understanding of what it takes to work at a top tier law firm

    Cons

    24/7 responsiveness, title of "paralegal" serves little purpose to anywhere but law or business school, your time is not your own even outside the office

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Overall Law Firm Except For Work Load And Competitiveness

    Nov 15, 2020 - Corporate Lawyer in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    High Paying Amazing Professional High. Endowment

    Cons

    Work Load Competitiveness Stress All In All Amazing

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  9. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Teller

    Nov 9, 2020 - Teller in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very nice work environment h

    Cons

    Not a good lunch yable

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  10. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Review

    Oct 16, 2020 - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    We are busy all the time

    Cons

    Expected to be working all the time

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Wachtell Lipton has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 46 reviews left anonymously by employees. 78% of employees would recommend working at Wachtell Lipton to a friend and 82% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 6% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Wachtell Lipton employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Wachtell Lipton. This rating has improved by 21% over the last 12 months.

78% of Wachtell Lipton employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Wachtell Lipton 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Wachtell Lipton to be culture, benefits, career development and the cons to be work life balance, compensation.

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