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Williams Mullen.

Main Office: Williams Mullen Center, 200 South 10th Street Suite 1600 | Richmond | VA | 23219

Phone: 804-420-6000 | Fax: 804-420-6507

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Williams Mullen. Reviews

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Reviewed on May 19, 2024

Current Employee Current Employee Mr. San Francisco

Advice to law firm management:
Long hours depending on the attorneys work schedule, can be highly stressful during deadlines. Not too much room for career advancement and vertical progression.

The firm is prominent and they offer great benefits. The attorneys are absolutely great. Absolutely stellar work environment. As an Attorney, the job is actually interesting and challenging. I had opportunity to work with a variety of diverse and talented people.

The Bonus Structure is only competitive if you hit your billable hour requirements. Pay is equal to industry average at maximum level.

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10+ years

Reviewed on May 19, 2024

Current Employee Current Employee Mr. San Francisco

Advice to law firm management:
Consider hiring more people and spicing the work up with different workflows to keep people from burning out too quickly.

You can expect to make lots of money here and have lots of doors open to you after working here.

The work here is so boring that I often see people falling asleep at work and then rushing to catch up when they wake up.

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Headline: Discover the Excitement of Working at Williams Mullen Attorneys looking for an exciting place to practice law need look no further than Williams Mullen. Located in the Bay Area, Williams Mullen has been serving clients for more than a century. Founded in 1909 by Lewis C. Williams and James Mullen, the firm began by providing legal services to the business community in Richmond, Virginia. The firm has grown over the years through a number of strategic mergers and is now an AmLaw 200 law firm with offices in eleven cities, three states, and the District of Columbia. Under the leadership of President & CEO Woody Fowler, Williams Mullen continues to grow and offer a wide variety of services to their clients. The firm has a vast array of practice areas, from corporate and regulatory law to government contracts and litigation. Williams Mullen also offers a variety of services in the areas of intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, and tax law. Attorneys will find that Williams Mullen offers a great opportunity to work with clients from a variety of industries. They offer the opportunity to work with some of the most innovative and influential companies in the Bay Area. Attorneys will also find that the firm is committed to diversity and inclusion and is dedicated to providing an environment where everyone can thrive. In addition to the wide variety of practice areas and clients, attorneys who work at Williams Mullen will benefit from the firm’s commitment to work-life balance. The firm offers flexible schedules, telecommuting, and other benefits such as competitive salaries and comprehensive health insurance. Attorneys will find that working at Williams Mullen in the Bay Area can be an exciting and rewarding experience. With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, a wide variety of practice areas and clients, and a dedication to work-life balance, Williams Mullen offers attorneys an opportunity to grow professionally and personally.

Practice Areas

Williams Mullen. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

Pro bono

As attorneys, we have an ethical obligation to perform pro bono work for those who are unable to afford legal services. At Williams Mullen, we take this commitment seriously. Each year, our attorneys perform thousands of hours of pro bono work, either individually or as part of one of our firm initiatives. We hold several Wills for Seniors and Wills for Kids clinics annually, as well as our monthly legal aid clinic in conjunction with the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. We also are proud that our attorneys serve as pro bono legal counsel to several organizations, including Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity and Special Olympics North Carolina.

Our attorneys also work with the Virginia Poverty Law Center, the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce and Wills for Heroes. Members of our international team have been recognized by the Court of International Trade for work undertaken on behalf of indigent litigants. Although pro bono work is not done for recognition, our attorneys have won several awards for their commitment to those less fortunate.

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Williams Mullen. Awards and Recognitions Write a review

Included in American Lawyer magazine's Am Law 200.

Included in BTI Brand Elite 2014 by Corporate Counsel at Fortune 1000 Companies.

Twenty attorneys and ten practice areas ranked by Chambers USA in 2014.

One hundred attorneys in fifty-three categories named 2015 Best Lawyers in America; Eight attorneys named among the 2015 "Lawyers of the Year."

Received a National First-Tier Ranking for the firm's Construction Litigation, Environmental Law and Banking and Finance practices in the 2015 U.S. News - Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" list; Received sixty-six Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings.

Named a "Highly Recommended" firm in Virginia for 2015 by Benchmark Litigation.

Named a "Recommended" firm in North Carolina for 2015 by Benchmark Litigation.

Thirty-six lawyers named as "Legal Elite" in 2014 by Virginia Business magazine.

Six lawyers named as "Legal Elite" in 2014 by Business North Carolina magazine.

Sixty attorneys named "Super Lawyers" and twenty-three named "Rising Stars" in 2014 by Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine.

Fourteen attorneys named "Super Lawyers" and five named "Rising Stars" in 2014 by North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine.

Three attorneys named "Super Lawyers" in 2014 by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers Magazine.

One of the "2014 Best Employers in North Carolina" according to Business North Carolina magazine.

One of Virginia Business magazine's "2015 Best Places to Work."

Named a Go-To Law FirmTM by Corporate Counsel magazine for 2014 in five litigation practice areas: Contracts, Torts, Labor & Employment, Patent Prosecution, and Intellectual Property.

Diversity Write a review

At Williams Mullen, we understand that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes us better at what we do - serving our clients and our communities. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce that is inclusive of race, sex, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, nationality, age, disability and marital and parental status, Veterans status, thoughts and ideas.

Summer associate program

Williams Mullen recruits second-year law students to participate in our summer associate program. Our summer program offers students the opportunity to experience life as a first-year associate. Williams Mullen facilitates this experience by having each summer associate rotate through several practice areas of their choice throughout the summer. During each rotation, summer associates are assigned to a supervising attorney in the practice area of their preference, who coordinates work assignments. This rotation system allows both summer associates and attorneys a chance to get to know and evaluate each other.

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