Hughes Hubbard fosters a collegial environment where associates feel welcomed and respected. A recently revamped mentoring program and substantial responsibility on pro bono and billable matters provide great opportunities for quality legal training. Founded more than 130 years ago, Hughes Hubbard has a strong New York presence and a wide geographic reach from coast to coast and also internationally. The firm is home to 40 wide-ranging practice areas across the firm’s four core services: 1. corporate, tax, and private client; 2. financ...
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At Hughes Hubbard, associates describe the culture as “tight-knit,” “welcoming,” and “social”—to name a few of the overwhelmingly positive adjectives. Associates also feel they are genuinely respected by the partners they work for. The firm gives an annual presentation regarding firm finances, but associates would like to be better looped in when it comes to firmwide decisions regarding compensation and promotions. Associates are reviewed annually but feel the organic feedback they receive throughout the year is just as beneficial, if not more so. When it comes to workload, associates have more complaints about the unpredictable nature of their schedules rather than the total number of hours they work. Compensation is under market, but some high billers do have the chance to earn ...
Founded more than 130 years ago, Hughes Hubbard has a strong New York presence and a wide geographic reach from coast to coast and also internationally. The firm is home to 40 wide-ranging practice across the firm’s four core services: 1. corporate, tax, and private client; 2. finance, restructuring, and bankruptcy; 3. intellectual property; and 4. litigation, arbitration, and investigations.
The Fabulous Four
Hughes Hubbard dates back to 1884 when Charles Evan Hughes joined the firm Chamberlain, Carter & Hornblower. In just four short years, Hughes became name partner. He went on to have a successful political career—including stints as the Governor of New York, as Secretary of State under two presidents and as Chief Justice of the U.S. But he stayed connected to the firm—retu...