With its one and only location in Los Angeles, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP is a full-service firm with nearly 100 lawyers. Among the areas the firm covers include bankruptcy, corporate, entertainment, environmental law, and private wealth services. The firm is well known for its work in the entertainment sphere. You'll probably recognize a few of these client names: James Cameron, Vin Diesel and One Race, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Cruise, Riot Games, the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien, Marvel Entertainme...
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Greenberg Glusker’s hiring process can be competitive, as the firm is looking for people who will fit in well with its culture—though a good GPA from a top school certainly won’t hurt candidates’ chances. The firm’s culture is very social, with frequent opportunities to bond with coworkers, including a very popular “Friday Night Drinks” at the firm every week. Associates and partners have very positive relationships, with an emphasis on mentoring. The hours at Greenberg Glusker are reasonable, in part because partners are mindful when distributing work. Many associates believe that the work-life balance is a good tradeoff for the below-market salary, as most associates are satisfied with their pay. The work is substantive and training is robust, including a well-developed culture ...
With its one and only location in Los Angeles, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP is a full-service firm with nearly 100 lawyers. Among the areas the firm covers include bankruptcy, corporate, entertainment, environmental law, and private wealth services.
One and Only
Greenberg Glusker was founded in 1959 by three California lawyers, with a focus on developing strong client relationships. The firm has remained true to this initial vision and continues from its California base, operating under a one-office model. But while the firm has eschewed geographic expansion, its reach is global. Greenberg Glusker relies primarily on lateral growth in building its ranks.
From Entertainment to Real Estate—and Dozens More
The below associate quotes are derived from Vault's Annual Associate survey, which took place from late January 2020 to early April 2020. In our survey, Vault asks current junior-level associates to reflect back on their experiences as summer associates, which provides a valuable perspective on how well a summer program prepared summer associates for life as associates. The following insights are from first-, second-, and third-year associates regarding their time as summer associates, and not based on the experiences of the 2020 summer associate class.
At Greenberg Glusker, we profoundly subscribe to the belief that our workforce is our most valuable asset, and we pair that belief with action to ensure that our team members feel both valued and supported. Between a comprehensive benefits package, on-site fitness classes and wellness workshops, diversity events, and philanthropy opportunities, the Firm offers several programs to ensure the physical and mental wellbeing of its workforce. Additionally, the Firm provides many social opportunities throughout the year, helping team members to connect across levels and departments. We are proud to have been included in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Admired Law Firms to Work For list and to have landed at #1 in Wellness in Vault’s 2021 Quality of Life rankings for our efforts.
The Law Firm Diversity Profile contains the firm’s self-reported responses to the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey, an annual survey conducted by Vault.com in partnership with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. Detailed demographic breakdowns of the firm’s attorneys by level, race, gender, LGBTQ and disability status offer a valuable statistical overview, while descriptions of its diversity programs, initiatives and strategic plans provide a comprehensive portrait of the firm’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.