Robinson+Cole has ten offices spanning the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, California, and Florida, including two offices in its home state of Connecticut. At more than 200 lawyers strong, the firm serves clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Associates here are incredibly happy, which is clear from the firm’s placement in 13 of Vault’s quality of life rankings—including the No. 1 spot for integration of laterals and clerks (of which the firm hires many). The firm is also a leader in tech, wellness, and diversity.
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Robinson+Cole takes a holistic approach to hiring, looking at aspects of a candidate’s resume beyond law school pedigree. Associates describe the culture as friendly and laid back, and the firm has made a conscious effort to maintain the social aspect throughout COVID. As a firm that hires many judicial clerks, R+C gets glowing reviews for its integration efforts. The firm also gets high marks for transparency, and associates feel that partners respect and value their opinions. While court and client deadlines can lead to ebbs and flows in workload, associates feel their schedules are reasonable, and they have substantial flexibility in when and where they get work done. Associates feel fairly compensated, but a few gripe about the fact that collections are taken into account for ...
Robinson+Cole is proud to be ranked #12 in the Best Law Firms to Work For category as part of Vault’s Law Firm Quality of Life Rankings, #1 for Integration of Laterals & Clerks, #1 for Technology & Innovation, #4 for Wellness, #5 for Firm Culture and for Associate/Partner Relations, and #6...
Robinson & Cole LLP was founded in 1845 in Connecticut, and while the firm still has deep roots there, its presence now spans the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, California, and Florida. With more than 230 lawyers among its ranks, Robinson+Cole is an AmLaw 200 firm with clients ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies.
From Trials to Transactions
Attorneys at Robinson+Cole work in 10 main practice areas, advising clients across a range of industries including construction, education, energy, exempt organizations, financial institutions, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturing, coastal ports, real estate, telecommunication, and technology. The firm also pens various blogs relating to some of these areas.
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PAST + PRESENT STRENGTHS
Robinson+Cole is an AmLaw 200 law firm established 175 years ago with a deeply-rooted culture of collaboration, civility and inclusion. We share a rich history and culture of community involvement, pro bono service and dedication to client service. Our past shapes and informs us, but it does not define us. The connections we have today and will make tomorrow keep us focused on the future, helping to refine our methods while devising new ways to best serve clients and maintain a competitive advantage in the legal profession.
More than ever, a modern law firm must be flexible and creative to thrive. This is not simply adapting to the changing legal landscape; it is taking the initiative to ensure mutually-rewarding business relationships with our clients. Alternative fee arrangements are a regular fixture of the conversation between law firms and their clients, and warrant consideration even when they may not fit a particular set of circumstances. We welcome those conversations.