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Baker & Hostetler LLP
Main Office: 45 Rockefeller Plaza | New York City | NY | 10111
Phone: 212-589-4200 | Fax: 212-589-4201

Baker & Hostetler LLP

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Reviewed on May 07, 2020

Stop laying favoritism and teach everything the same and don’t have five different ways to accomplish a task.

Pay

Management of Conflicts

Leaving for the day and the firm

Former Employee

2018

Full time

Reviewed on February 13, 2019

you already got rid of her, that's good. I would follow up with all the creditors she represented in the case and see how they're doing.

if you want to make money they'll have the resources to get your ambulance chasing cases. however, i don't know if this will help your soul

Ashley McDow got nothing for her creditors in the HashFast bankruptcy case while making a boatload on us. No good. Never followed up with us.

Ashley McDow because she did not represent her creditors who trusted her with having stolen money returned to them. instead got us wrapped up in one legal process after another siphoning all the money away from creditors

my favorite thing is getting fucked in the ass having this firm represent me in the Hashfast bankruptcy case.

Former Employee

2016

Contract

Overview

BakerHostetler, one of the nation’s largest law firms, represents clients around the globe. With offices coast to coast, our more than 940 lawyers litigate cases and resolve disputes that potentially threaten clients’ competitiveness, navigate the laws and regulations that shape the global economy, and help clients develop and close deals that fuel their strategic growth. We have five core practice groups: Litigation, Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, and Tax. Within these groups are several large specialty practices, including antitrust, bankruptcy, healthcare, energy, middle market mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial litigation, data privacy and security, patent prosecution and international tax. Our attorneys have broad knowledge and experience in many industries, including energy, media, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and insurance, consumer products, and hospitality.


Practice Areas

Baker & Hostetler LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

Hiring Criteria

Baker & Hostetler LLP follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.

The firm seeks students with superior academic records who have completed their first or second year of law school. It looks for those students who have demonstrated, through their interests and activities, the motivation and interpersonal skills necessary to become excellent lawyers.

The firm says that its culture is characterized by integrity, collegiality, sensibility, diversity and professional excellence. The firm says that it seeks to hire people who embody these values.

Interested candidates should apply online with a completed application form, current resume, recent law school transcript and a writing sample.

The firm is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant in any manner whatsoever.

Pro bono

Baker Hostetler was founded by partners who began their careers serving in the municipal government, so had firsthand knowledge what was required to support the community. This dedication and commitment endures today through the firm's pro bono efforts.

The firm says that it understands the importance of applying its resources and knowhow to help those who need their help but cannot pay. The firm says that it does not differentiate between its paying clients and its non-paying pro bono clients and that it represents them with the same standards of professionalism, excellence and respect that apply to the work they do for any other client.

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Baker & Hostetler LLP Awards and Recognitions Write a review

Baker & Hostetler is consistently ranked among the leading law firms in each of its central practice areas. Additionally, its lawyers are consistently recognized as industry leaders and ranked among the best practitioners worldwide. Some of its accolades are as under:

The National Law Journal ranked Baker Hostetler No 51 among the nation's top 250 firms. The previous year it had been ranked 57th.

Baker Hostetler took home the "M&A Middle-Market Deal of the Year" honors from The M&A Advisor for its work in the sale of Character Licensing.

The Deal magazine ranked Baker Hostetler among the top 10 law firms in the country for M&A deals in oil, gas and oilfield service industries.

Intellectual Property Today magazine listed the firm as one of the top IP firms in the country.

BTI Consulting Group named Baker Hostetler to the "Client Service A-Team" for the 10th consecutive year, earning the Firm recognition as a "Client Service Stalwart" for its "continuous client service excellence."

FORTUNE 500 general counsel named Baker Hostetler as a "Go-to Law Firm" when surveyed by Corporate Counsel magazine for the publication's latest guide to in-house law departments.

Chambers USA ranked 71 Baker Hostetler attorneys, including 12 newly ranked attorneys, and 15 individual practice areas, in the 2012 edition of the prestigious Chambers USA Guide: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

Two Baker Hostetler attorneys were named to Lawdragon's 2012 list of Most Powerful Employment Lawyers.

The Firm ranked No 32 on the 2012 Multicultural Law magazine's list for "Top Law Firms for Women." It was a commendable improvement from its previous year's ranking of No 52.

Diversity Write a review

Baker Hostetler has a long-standing commitment to diversity which it actively pursues by recruiting, promoting and retaining women and minority attorneys. The firm places great emphasis on understanding and appreciating diversity at the workplace and acknowledges that issues of race, gender and culture make them better attorneys, a stronger firm and a more inclusive, respectful place to work.

Last year the firm had 5.6 percent minority lawyers, 20.2 percent women lawyers, almost 20 percent of its associates were minority and half of them were women. For the last 12 years, upwards of half of all new Baker Hostetler associates were women and minority attorneys.

For the firm, keeping a diverse workplace is not merely the right thing to do but a business compulsion. It recognizes that in order to serve the needs of its diverse client's base, its lawyers need to be equally diverse. The firm believes that it is owing to these differences that the firm can bring a variety of perspectives and experiences together and provide creative solutions for the challenges its clients face.

In addition to its many diversity initiatives it is also seeking to hire senior minority lawyers who will serve as role models to look up to and emulate and enhance the firm's ability to provide diverse staffing at an experienced level on client projects.

Summer associate program

Baker Hostetler's summer program is designed to give law students exposure to wide-ranging areas of the firm's practice. Summer associates attend conferences, "lunch-and-learn" practice group sessions, depositions, trials and other court proceedings, labor arbitrations, administrative proceedings and business transaction closings.

The firm closely monitors the summer associate's assignments, giving them an opportunity to work on multiple projects alongside the firms lawyers from different practice areas. Each summer associate is partnered with a senior associate, oftentimes former summer associates, who help facilitate introductions to other attorneys in the office and offer advice and direction about the firm, its office culture and its clients.

Associates work is regularly appraised by the firm's attorneys and formal and informal feedback is provided along with a final evaluation upon the completion of the program.

The firm's summer program provides as strong balance of realistic work and the fun and joy that come with working in the collegial atmosphere that the firm provides. Summer associates are expected to work and act like lawyers in the office.

Working for the Baker & Hostetler LLP
For its lawyers and staff it is a workplace of choice. All workers, irrespective of standing are treated as valuable resources by the firm. The firm is committed to creating a rewarding work environment that offers opportunities for interesting and challenging work that is performed in a supportive and collegial atmosphere and a promising pathway to career development.

Since the firm believes that personal and client satisfaction go hand-in-hand and that the quality of work depends on the opportunities that the firm provides for balancing career and personal requirements, the firm allows for alternative work schedules, benefits for part-time personnel, child and elder care resources among other things that evidence their concern for employee needs.

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