Consistently among the top law firms for quality of life, Paul Hastings prioritizes associate mentorship, training, and long-term career development. Lawyers seeking an amiable, collaborative atmosphere where hard work and client service are valued will likely be a good fit at the firm. Over the last few decades, Paul Hastings has grown from a mid-market U.S. firm to an international outfit with strengths in employment, tax, and business law and big-name clients in more than 80 countries. With offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul,...
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Paul Hastings is looking for team players who are kind and hardworking and will mesh with the firm’s laid-back, yet driven culture. Interviews focus on candidates’ prior work experience and more specifically what they learned from those experiences and how they grew from them. Not a party firm by any means, Paul Hastings places high value on client service and boasts a professional atmosphere where lawyers are collaborative and can create the social experiences that works for them with zero pressure. Unlike many of its peers, Paul Hastings offers significant transparency into firm decision-making, and recently, the firm modified its review process to include more frequent feedback throughout the year. Partners are both approachable and available to associates for questions and men...
At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear—to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a significant presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., we are recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms. We understand the imperative for innovation, efficiency, and breakthrough performance...
Over the last few decades, Paul Hastings has grown from a mid-market U.S. firm to an international outfit with strengths in employment, tax, and business law and big-name clients in more than 80 countries. With offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, and Tokyo, the firm has become especially strong in Asian market dealings.
It Started with Three
In 1951, Harvard law grads Bob Hastings, Lee Paul, and Leonard Janofsky pooled their ambition to form a new firm in Los Angeles. They divided the workload three ways: Janofsky handled employment law matters, Paul dealt with litigation, and Hastings managed business law. In 1962, Charles Walker joined the trio as a partner, adding his name to the masthead and establishing a tax practice. Walker took a brief sojou...
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