Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

5 Star Rating     3 reviews

https://www.morganlewis.com/ 
Main Office:
1701 Market St. | Philadelphia | PA | 19103-2921
Phone: 215-963-5000  | Fax: 215-963-5001 
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Year of establishment 1891 Number of Partners 432
Number of offices 15 Partner:associate ratio 0.80
Biggest office Philadelphia Percentage of women attorneys 28.70
Number of attorneys 922 Percentage of minority attorneys 18.40
Number of associates 514 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 2.50
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.
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Overview

Morgan Lewis, we work in collaboration. We work around the clock and around the world—always ready, always on—to respond to the needs of our clients and craft powerful solutions for them. From our 30 offices* in North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, we work with clients ranging from established, global Fortune 100 companies to enterprising startups.


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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Reviews

- Reviewed on October 24, 2017

There needs to be less micromanagement and a raise in salary.


Pros : The location is great and beautiful. There is a lot of potential for growth. Management cares about its employees.
Cons : Salaries are lower than the industry average. Secretaries are disrespected and micromanaged by supervisors.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

- Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Spend some extra time outside of work getting used to how they handle things and you'll be better prepared for the days.


Pros : I've only been here for 6 months but I can say that this is by far the best firm I've ever been at.
Cons : The library is huge and sometimes it take me a while to find what I'm looking for, but people will help if I ask.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

Notable cases

  • n May 2012, Bingham successfully represented Andarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) in obtaining a decision to dismiss it from a fraudulent transfer litigation, which was associated with the bankruptcy of Tronox Incorporated. This decision was successfully obtained along with co-counsel from Weil Gotshal & Manges. In April 2012, Bingham's multi office international team represented Olympus, which is the leading camera and medical device maker as lead counsel. This is in relation with a matter related to the company's high profile matter involving $ 1.7 billion in accounting irregularities. In February 2012, a Bingham team successfully represented Intel, wherein the latter reached an agreement with the New York attorney general to terminate a law suit that alleged violation of U.S. and state anti-trust laws.

Awards and recognitions

Bingham McCutchen has consistently received awards and accolades repeatedly for its top performance in the legal arena. This list details some of the best awards that the company has received over time: Other awards include: Named one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For". Received the Legal Standard for Excellence Award from the Web Marketing Association in 2007 and 2008. "Webby" award in the law category in 2008, for its innovative website design and function. Nominated for three Chambers USA 2011 Awards for Excellence. Won the SharePoint Innovator of the Year Award at the International Legal Technology Association's (ILTA) 2011 Distinguished Peer Awards program in Nashville, Tennessee. In 2011, ranked as one of MultiCultural Law Magazine's 2011 "Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity". Recognized on the "Top 50 Law Firms for Partners" and "Top 100 Law Firms for Women" lists. In 2011, Bingham scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index. This was based on its treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumers and investors. For eight years running (2005-2012) FORTUNE magazine named Bingham as one of its 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Diversity

Bingham truly believes in diversity and recognizes it as a power that brings together women and men of diverse races, religions, ethnicities, and sexual orientations. The diversity program that Bingham follows is a critical element of the company's culture and reflects upon its business and values. The company has achieved and sustained high-level recognition by recruiting stronger, more energetic, dynamic and creative individuals from diverse backgrounds. As further commitment to diversity at the workplace, the company established the diversity taskforce in 2002, which evolved into a permanent firm committee, the diversity committee, in 2006. The diversity committee works companywide to accomplish the diversity action plan. Additionally, the firm has created a Thurgood Marshall Fellowship, which honors the first American justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. The company also participates in the Boston Lawyers Group and the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity. These programs are structured to encourage minority participation at law schools, so that students from the minority community can study at law school and explore private practice.

Summer associate program

Offering a 10-week summer program in all its domestic offices, the company's summer associate program was ranked third nationally in the 2011 American Lawyer Summer Associates Survey. The summer associates typically receive their work assignments from an attorney summer coordinator. They are expected to complete about 11 to 15 summer assignments during their tenure as a summer associate. Advantages include unlimited attorney lunches as well as weekly social events for summer associates such as tequila tastings and a Top Chef Competition. 67% of the firm's summer associates received offers in 2009, while 88% of the 43 summer associates received offers in 2010.

Working for the Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Bingham McCutchen relies on its ability to deliver global intelligence in the form of legal services through its global network of more than 1,000 lawyers on three continents. Aspirants benefit from experience, on the ground knowledge, broader analysis and end-to-end solutions across the world. Bingham McCutchen believes that in the areas where they practice, they practice with the best. Lawyers at Bingham play key roles in matters of worldwide importance. The management at this company has built a unique work environment - one that is a tipping point for many budding aspirants in the company's favor. The company has great opportunities for staff. It has a clear strategic vision, financial strength and stability to make it an exceptional place to build a career. In addition to its cutting edge legal work,it is also consistently recognized for the quality of its culture and working environment. The company's hiring philosophy puts a strong emphasis on excellence. Bingham is financially strong, globally agile, and values driven. It continues to attract top tier lawyers who want to build a successful career in the legal field. Bingham strongly believes in diversity and has been consistently awarded as the one of the best companies to work for. Several paths exist for a budding aspirant to work for the company. Bingham offers summer associate programs, avenues as a lateral lawyer, career after judicial clerkship, or a career as a staff attorney. Part-time careers are allowed, for which a written policy exists for part timers. For full-time work, the company expects 2,100 billable hours. The company also allows telecommuting and flextime schedules to suit individual preferences and circumstances.

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