Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

3 Star Rating     2 reviews

http://www.skgf.com/ 
Main Office:
1100 New York Avenue N.W., | Washington | DC | 20005
Phone: 202-371-2600  | Fax: 202-371-2540 

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Year of establishment 1978 Number of partners 32
Number of offices 1 Partner to associate ratio 0.60
Biggest office Washington Percentage of women attorneys 24.60
Number of attorneys 100 Percentage of minority attorneys 23.00
Number of associates 57
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Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. Reviews

- Reviewed on August 11, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Stay for 2-3 years and then move on.... not worth staying as any effort and dedication to the firm will not be repaid.

Pros: The firm expends a lot of time and effort in training and new developments. Support staff generally very good and knowledgeable.

Cons: Very much a 2 tier environment. The Directors tend to be very arrogant and dismissive of associates. The culture has changed over the years with very little transparency and heavy politics.

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2015

Job type: Full time

- Reviewed on July 21, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Make sure that you understand the process for communicating in this firm as it will become important in getting help that you need. Take advantage of the opportunities the firm offers as it will help you for years to come.

Pros: This is a fantastic firm to work for. The entire place is helpful and encouraging and they all want the best for one another. They give you the tools you need to be successful and to grow in your skill set.

Cons: Communication in this firm can sometimes get crossed and that can become a barrier if you can't work through that. It's best to use a chain of command concept because you can and will at times get lost in the cracks.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

Overview


Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox -- 170+ IP professionals -- the right firm for right now. Intellectual property issues have never been more complex or challenging than they are right now. The passage of the America Invents Act only adds to the challenge. The pace of innovation, too, has never been faster. New technological inventions and scientific discoveries are being introduced daily and embraced almost as quickly. The choice of IP legal counsel has never been more critical.


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Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. Awards and Recognitions


Sterne Kessler Named Finalist for Managing IP's 2015 North America IP Awards

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Named Finalist at the 2014 LMG Life Sciences Awards

Sterne Kessler Named Finalist for Managing IP's 2014 North America IP Awards

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox to Sponsor the 9th Annual Women of Achievement Awards Dinner

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Named DC Patent Law Firm of the Year by 2013 Global Law Experts Awards

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox and H. Keeto Sabharwal Named Finalists at the 2013 LMG Life Sciences Awards

Sterne Kessler Receives Silver Award at 2013 International Legal Summit & Awards

Sterne Kessler Awards Intellectual Property Scholarship at George Mason University Law School

Sterne Kessler Awards Intellectual Property Scholarship at the George Mason University School of Law

Sterne Kessler Awards Intellectual Property Scholarship at the George Mason University School of Law

Sterne Kessler Awards GMU Scholarship

Diversity


Sterne Kessler is committed to diversity and inclusion. Our people are encouraged to voice their ideas and to be themselves. Our firm aims to provide a workplace that is reflective of our global client base and the diverse cultural mix of the greater Washington, D.C., area in which we live and work. In doing so, we place a premium on talented lawyers with advanced degrees and expertise in intellectual property, irrespective of their race, gender, religious views, sexual orientation, or other personal attributes. And, we value the quality of the individual, and the unique capabilities and experiences they bring to the table.

Summer associate program


The Sterne Kessler summer associate program is a primary source of our entry level attorney class each year. The program provides assignments, evaluation, training, and team structure, all designed to reflect what life is like for entry-level attorneys at Sterne Kessler. The goals are to provide each summer associate with a familiarity of the firm's practice group structure and performance expectations, and provide an experience that allows each to determine if Sterne Kessler is a good long-term fit.

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