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.
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Weil provides a collegial workplace that excels in its focus on pro bono and diversity. Without a formal hour requirement, associates still bill typical BigLaw hours and receive top-of-market compensation. The firm hires candidates with excellent credentials from the best regional law schools and seeks sociable lawyers who take work but not themselves seriously. Associates report constructive relations with partners, with solid mentorship as well as more academic, formal training opportunities. Partnership track is generally shorter than at peer firms. Exit opportunities to other law firms and in-house positions abound. At the height of the pandemic, summer associates worked for only eight weeks, spending the second four weeks at pro bono organizations of their choice, and were pa...
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.
Weil fields one of the most respected rest...