Sheppard Mullin hires high-achieving candidates with unique perspectives and who will thrive in a team-oriented culture. Among other praise, associates commend the firm for their overall transparency and openness about what it takes to make partner. With expertise in a variety of practices, including corporate, litigation, employment, IP, antitrust, and finance, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has grown aggressively in recent times. The firm has added several industry-focused practices, suc...
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Sheppard Mullin seeks candidates with great credentials, but that doesn’t always mean a T14 law school—the firm also weighs work experience, unique background, academic performance, and personality. Associates use descriptors like friendly, helpful, and approachable to describe the culture here. There is socializing on a regular basis, but not so much that attorneys don’t have a life outside of work. Partners respect the associates they work with, and leadership gets kudos for their level of transparency. Associates keep busy but feel the 2,000-hour billable requirement and actual number of hours they work are reasonable. With market compensation and bonuses, plus recent special bonuses, associates are satisfied with their pay. Associates spend their time on substantive work, but ...
Sheppard Mullin is a full service law firm with over 1000 attorneys in 15 offices worldwide.
We are a firm that truly puts clients first. And this sets us apart. We don’t just give lip service to client service. Every attorney and staff member has a plaque in his/her work space listing what we, along with our client...
With expertise in a variety of practices, including corporate, litigation, employment, IP, antitrust, and finance, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has grown aggressively in recent times. The firm has added several industry-focused practices, such as health care, insurance, and entertainment, and serves such clients as Mastercard, Liberty Mutual, Allstate Insurance, and Disney.
Today’s Sheppard Mullin entered the world in 1927 as Haight & Mathes, the brainchild of two young lawyers who left a small Los Angeles firm to strike out on their own. James Sheppard joined the nascent firm the following year. Name partners J. Stanley Mullin and George Richter cut their teeth as law clerks in the Great Depression’s waning days. With the...
Today’s Sheppard Mullin had a Roaring Twenties start in Los Angeles as a firm called Haight & Mathes. By the mid-1940s, and operating under its current name, the firm had become highly regarded (and still is) for its antitrust, finance, and employment law practices. Between 1977-86, the firm opened three other offices spanning the Golden State and added practices in key California industries, including aerospace and defense. In the '90s, the firm's specialties expanded to include a thriving corporate and securities practice, a prestigious real estate/land use/natural resources group, and a strong construction litigation practice.
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