With a Midwestern culture of collegiality and teamwork, Jones Day is among the best of the best in the legal industry. The firm boasts a long list of stand-out practices—from labor and employment to private equity to appellate litigation—and is a leader in the pro bono space. Jones Day boasts 42 offices in 17 countries, spread over five continents. The firm’s booming practices include antitrust, appellate litigation, financial markets, international law, IP, labor and employment, M&A, private equity, securities, and securi...
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Leave your ego at the door if you want a spot at Jones Day—the firm has a collegial culture where collaboration is highly valued, and the firm intends to keep it that way. Partners and associates get along famously, with leanly staffed cases opening the door to frequent informal mentoring. The firm offers a host of formal training programs too, including hands-on trainings for those in the New Lawyers Program—a program through which first years don’t commit to a specific practice. The firm is known for keeping mum on decision-making, including compensation, which is individualized and does not follow the typical lockstep model. Many associates also feel in the dark on the standards for making partner, though they are still mostly optimistic about their chances. Hours can be feast ...
A heavy hitter with a hand in most major areas of law and an internationally recognized prowess in litigation, Jones Day boasts 42 offices in 17 countries, spread over five continents. The firm’s booming practices include antitrust, appellate litigation, financial markets, international law, IP, labor and employment, M&A, private equity, securities, and securities litigation—to name a handful.
A Worldwide Firm with Midwest Roots
Founded in Cleveland in 1893 by Judge Edwin Blandin and William Lowe Rice, Jones Day made its name by representing Midwestern manufacturers and transportation companies. One of the first firms in the nation to adopt a corporate management structure, Jones Day continued its rise by opening a Washington, DC, office in 19...
One Firm Worldwide
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs. Our culture of collaboration creates unparalleled opportunities to work with a global, diverse team on complex client matters, serve the community in vital pro bono activities, promote social justice initiatives launched and directed by Firm leadership, advocate for the rule of law around the world, and grow both personally and professionally.
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