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Found 240 of over 259 reviews
3.6
59% Recommend to a Friend
Winston & Strawn Managing Partner Tom Fitzgerald
37% Approve of CEO

Found 238 of over 259 reviews

3.6
59%
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37%
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Winston & Strawn Managing Partner Tom Fitzgerald
Tom Fitzgerald
87 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Firm

    Oct 25, 2022 - Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    High pay, good clients, good people

    Cons

    2000 billable hour bonus requirement

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great work opportunity but conservative management

    Nov 4, 2022 - Anonymous 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Social events, benefits, challenging work

    Cons

    Bad leaders/managers that don't know how to be a manager and help employees grow. Management doesn't take responsibility for their role in high turnover rates. Lack of resources and long working hours.

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  4. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Chicago firm trying to be a NY firm

    Oct 20, 2022 - Lawyer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    BigLaw but not super competitive amongst associates.

    Cons

    Very few senior level women/POC other than the same few token examples who get paraded around every summer/recruiting season.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to start a career

    Sep 21, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very organized feedback Professionalism Everyone is great at what they do and very smart

    Cons

    Path to promotions and higher pay is very regimented for staff

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Team

    Sep 13, 2022 - Technical Support Technician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I enjoy working at Winston and Strawn because of the team I am surrounded by as well as the work/life balance I am provided.

    Cons

    Some dates is harder than others to be away from the office.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great team

    Aug 23, 2022 - Client Billing Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Attorneys and managements are nice

    Cons

    Very fast paced and could be stressful

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee

    review of W&S

    Aug 30, 2022 - Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    n/a Do not want to leave a review

    Cons

    No work life balance. Feel undervalued

    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Overall great company!

    Aug 11, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people and fun environment

    Cons

    Promotion cycle can be slow

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work

    Aug 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Solid management; comp; team work;

    Cons

    None none none none none

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  11. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Best Event Coordinator in Charlotte NC

    Jul 28, 2022 - Events Coordinator in Charlotte, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Always able to make every event amazing even with coordinating many events at once even with last minute changes.

    Cons

    Perfectionist. Everything has to be perfect

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Winston & Strawn has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 259 reviews left anonymously by employees. 59% of employees would recommend working at Winston & Strawn to a friend and 45% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Winston & Strawn employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Winston & Strawn. This rating has decreased by -6% over the last 12 months.

59% of Winston & Strawn employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Winston & Strawn 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Winston & Strawn to be compensation, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, career development, management.

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