Winston & Strawn Reviews

Updated May 6, 2021

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Winston & Strawn Managing Partner Tom Fitzgerald
Tom Fitzgerald
68 Ratings
Pros
  • "I imagine it was like working in a big law firm anywhere(in 12 reviews)

  • "Small office, good benefits and get paid fairly well(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Typical law firm meaning technology is 15 years behind(in 13 reviews)

  • "The supervisors for the legal secretaries in some offices are also members of HR(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work!

      Apr 15, 2021 - Project Coordinator 
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      Pros

      Good work life balance. Staff is very friendly!

      Cons

      There are none at this time.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      May 6, 2021 - Billing Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great salary and benefits. Updated technology

      Cons

      Lack of visibility and developmental actions

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Pretty good

      Apr 11, 2021 - Associate in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Always tries to match market.

      Cons

      A bit stiff and traditional, but getting better.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Firm with Great People

      Feb 24, 2021 - Accounting/Finance in Chicago, IL
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      Pros

      Winston & Strawn is a great place to work. The firm treats everyone with respect and have been very accommodating during these difficult times. Compensation and Benefits are great. Welcoming environment with opportunities for growth.

      Cons

      In my experience, I don't see any cons. Great place to work.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Its a great place

      Mar 5, 2021 - Paralegal in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Location, salary, place to work

      Cons

      bonus , nothing else, its a great place

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      Mar 4, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      It’s great, and I’ve enjoyed it.

      Cons

      Sometimes it’s not great and I don’t enjoy it.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Mixed

      Mar 18, 2021 - Associate Lawyer in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Compensates its associates pretty well.

      Cons

      Culture is a mixed bag

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good firm

      Jan 31, 2021 - Associate Attorney in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Extremely smart and interesting attorneys

      Cons

      none in particular that doesn't apply to all biglaw firms

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Big law - big pressure

      Jan 9, 2021 - EDiscovery Project Manager in Chicago, IL
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      Pros

      Good compensation. They embrace technology.

      Cons

      Very demanding workload Management cares more about profit than quality of work

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great culture

      Jan 17, 2021 - Attorney in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Talented attorneys in respectful work environment

      Cons

      Long hours and general availability is expected.

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