Barclay Damon, LLP
Barclay Damon, LLP

Barclay Damon, LLP - Reviews

3 Star Rating     6 reviews

http://barclaydamon.com/ 
Main Office:

Barclay Damon Tower, 125 East Jefferson Street | Syracuse | NY | 13202

Phone: 315-425-2700 | Fax: 315-425-2701

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Barclay Damon, LLP Reviews


"5 Stars"   - Anonymous      Write an Anonymous Review

- Reviewed on Mar 20, 2021



Pros: Great place to work!

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2021

Job type: Full time
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"Michael Nicholas"   - Anonymous      Write an Anonymous Review

- Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Advice to law firm management: Stop being rude to people for no reason. BE A NICE PERSON ITS NOT HARD!

Pros: He was rude

Cons: He was rude and would not let me speak.

Partners to Avoid and Why: Avoid Michael Nicholas, when I would talk he would just stare at me and not respond.

Favorite Things About this Firm: Nothing

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2017

Job type: Full time
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"Michael Nicholas"   - Anonymous      Write an Anonymous Review

- Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Advice to law firm management: Stop being rude to people for no reason. BE A NICE PERSON ITS NOT HARD!

Pros: He was rude

Cons: He was rude and would not let me speak.

Partners to Avoid and Why: Avoid Michael Nicholas, when I would talk he would just stare at me and not respond.

Favorite Things About this Firm: Nothing

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2017

Job type: Full time
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"Horrible thieves"   - Anonymous      Write an Anonymous Review

- Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

Advice to law firm management: Charge based on service not because the client has money. THIEVES!!

Pros: Charge me 750$ for the most Simple straightforward qdro Would never recommend

Cons: Thieves Unethical

Partners to Avoid and Why: All Cheryl Arthur

Favorite Things About this Firm: Zero

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2020

Job type: Freelance
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"has potential"   - Anonymous      Write an Anonymous Review

- Reviewed on May 18, 2018

Advice to law firm management: The firm may benefit from a 360 degree evaluation (associates evaluating partners) as there are clearly disturbing trends that allows problematic partners to stay.

Pros: The firm has potential and has some good friendly people. It is a good firm in general and is aggressive in its growth. It likes to think long term and generally is fiscally conservative (which is good given the changing legal landscape).

Cons: The politicking at the firm is somewhat infamous to those who are at the firm - with some terrible partners not treating (let alone managing) associate well. There are also big discrepancies in pay depending on group. Morale can be low among associates.

Partners to Avoid and Why: Without disclosing the names of the partners, anyone who talks to the associates off-the-record (or the partners for that matter) know that there are a few powerful partners that simply do not treat associates well or fairly. Lost talent and high turnover is apparent.

Favorite Things About this Firm: The firm is making efforts on a number of fronts to grow and change. That is a good thing. It also seems to have good geographic diversity compared to its peers.

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2017

Job type: Full time
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"A firm where you may get stuck in an unprestigious practice area"   - Anonymous      Write an Anonymous Review

- Reviewed on Jul 28, 2017

Advice to law firm management: The firm should seek to increase its overall respect level in the community by taking clients with different legal problems. The firm can also improve its diversity and benefits package.

Pros: If you want to work in one area of the law, you should consider working here. The firm is not known for branching out, and this is acceptable to the many attorneys who want to find work in that area.

Cons: The firm does not cast a wide net over the many areas of the law. You may get stuck taking several personal injury assignments on contingency. Many attorneys will not appreciate having to take clients like this.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee
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