Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP.

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP.

3 Star Rating     3 reviews

Main Office:
221 North Figueroa Street, Suite 1200 | Los Angeles | CA | 90012
Phone: 213-250-1800  | Fax:  

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Year of establishment 1979 Number of partners
Number of offices 32 Partner to associate ratio
Biggest office Los Angeles Percentage of women attorneys
Number of attorneys 910 Percentage of minority attorneys
Number of associates Percentage of LGBT attorneys
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP. Reviews

- Reviewed on July 21, 2017

Advice to law firm management: The paths of career growth are not clearly set out and take significant effort to figure out. Benefits are amazing and pay is quite competitive. Focus on your strengths and you need to be good at networking to excel.

Pros: We reviewed our cases, had weekly meeting to overview what our past, and next assignments would consist of. Management was very knowledgeable about our day to day assignment. Co-workers were very friendly and helpful. Overall a great place to work.

Cons: Internal politics and favoritism hinders the organization. Those who are friends or friends of friends etc. with upper management usually get ahead over qualified people. So, I would say limited promotional opportunities.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

- Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Consider allowing people to work one day a week remotely to reduce the amount of stress that the work brings.

Pros: The pay here is more than I could dream of while also giving us lots of vacation days to keep us from burning out.

Cons: The work here is extremely hard and they get their money's worth out of us. You can expect to be tired at the end of the day.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Lewis Brisbois offers legal practice in more than 40 specialties, and a multitude of sub-specialties. Our attorneys have broad knowledge, experience, and sensitivity to our clients’ unique needs. Through interaction among our practice groups, Lewis Brisbois provides a wide range of legal services to each client with a continuity of representation across multiple disciplines. We have built longstanding relationships with corporate and institutional clients based on our ability to provide comprehensive service on a national scale. - See more at: http://lewisbrisbois.com/about/firm-overview#sthash.VY3KxZ5p.dpuf

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The diversity of the Firm's client base is matched by the diversity of our attorneys. With offices from Los Angeles to New York, our attorneys reflect the communities in which they live, with our proportion of minority partners nearly double the national average. Our culture has fostered a diverse group of professionals committed to promoting the best interests of our clients, our communities and the legal profession. We are committed to supporting diversity through new and ongoing relationships with minority and women owned businesses.

The success of these policies is reflected in the fact that Lewis Brisbois has repeatedly received national recognition for its commitment to embracing diversity. In 2012 we were ranked #1 by American Lawyer Media as the nation's most diverse law firm. Lewis Brisbois has consistently ranked in the top 10 in recognized diversity surveys since 2005.

At Lewis Brisbois, diversity is an integral part of our firm culture and our every day life. We have a Diversity & Inclusion Committee that is focused upon advancing diversity and inclusion within the law firm.


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