A leader in bankruptcy and restructuring, Weil is an all-around legal superstar with a name that will shine on any resume. The firm is a good fit for team players who enjoy socializing and aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and work hard. The firm has pioneered major areas of law, such as corporate governance, private equity, and bankruptcy and restructuring. With approximately 1,100 lawyers, the firm has offices spanning three continents and six countries, and it continues to be one of the highest-grossing law firms in t...
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Weil is a social firm that places high value on teamwork—the firm likes to hire candidates who will mesh with its amiable vibe. Top grades are a must, and candidates should be ready to discuss their past work experiences. Associates are complimentary of the partnership, noting that most partners take an interest in associates’ professional development and personal lives. Reviews are mixed as to transparency from management, but associates appreciate the weekly emails from the managing partner throughout the pandemic. Hours can be intense—especially for bankruptcy associates this past year. But the hours often fluctuate, and associate are glad there is no billable requirement to stress them out during lulls. Junior associates take on typical entry-level tasks but also have the abil...
A powerhouse in restructuring, M&A, private equity, and litigation, Weil, Gotshal & Manges has long been one of the world’s leading law firms. The firm has pioneered major areas of law, such as corporate governance, private equity, and bankruptcy and restructuring.
To New York and Beyond
Weil was founded in New York in 1931 and has been located in New York’s iconic General Motors Building since the building opened in 1968, overlooking the city’s playground, Central Park. With approximately 1,100 lawyers, the firm has offices spanning three continents and six countries, and it continues to be one of the highest-grossing law firms in the world.
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