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Robinson & Cole LLP

Main Office: 280 Trumbull Street, | Hartford | CT | 06103-3597
Phone: 860-275-8200 | Fax: 860-275-8299











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Reviewed on May 03, 2023
Former Employee

5.Current Employee, more than 1 yearExcellent CompanyReceptionist / LAA RecommendProsAlmost a year in and I know I have found home. I'm proud to be here. Workplace culture is top notch. The attorneys and staff are very friendly and supportive in all aspects. Pay is great and they have a stellar benefit package.ConsThere are no cons in my opinion.Advice to ManagementKeep up the great work!

Former Employee


Full time

Reviewed on December 18, 2017
Former Employee

I would like to see this firm expand their current location and possibly look into moving their headquarters into an area that is not so busy and closed in.

I really enjoyed my brief stint at this firm despite the drawbacks that I encountered. Everyone was very friendly and two staff members in particular helped to show me the ropes while I was working here as an intern.

I felt as though the location of the firm was a real drawback. Not only was it an hour drive from me but the parking was half a block away from me. Other than that, I felt as though the office was too small for the number of people there at any given time.

Former Employee



Robinson & Cole LLP, located in the Bay Area, is a great place for attorneys to practice law and build their career. As one of the oldest law firms in the US, the firm has a rich history and culture of commitment to pro bono service, client service, and diversity. The firm strives to stay ahead of the curve, continuously refining their methods and creating innovative new ways to serve their clients.

Robinson & Cole LLP offers attorneys a variety of practice areas, from litigation and corporate law to real estate and intellectual property. The firm also has a commitment to pro bono service, regularly taking on cases that benefit members of the community. The firm is also at the forefront of new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, allowing for faster and more accurate legal work.

Robinson & Cole LLP also provides attorneys with competitive salaries and benefits packages. The firm offers generous vacation time, a 401(k) plan, and a flexible work schedule. Attorneys can also take advantage of the firm's continuing education programs, which keep them up to date on new developments in the legal industry.

Attorneys at Robinson & Cole LLP can also take advantage of the firm's network of contacts in the legal community. The firm's relationships with other major law firms in the Bay Area allow attorneys to build their reputation and gain access to a wealth of resources. The firm also hosts a number of social events, giving attorneys the opportunity to network with their peers and make professional connections.

At Robinson & Cole LLP, attorneys can find a challenging, rewarding career. With its commitment to pro bono service, client service, and the latest technologies, the firm is an ideal place for attorneys to build their skills and their reputation.

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Practice Areas

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

Hiring Criteria

Robinson & Cole LLP follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.


Pro bono

Lawyers are at the heart of our vibrant firm. Whether you are considering, beginning, or are already established in a legal career, we invite you to learn more about Robinson+Cole.

We seek candidates with presence, maturity, and self-confidence, capable of handling a variety of challenging cases and social contexts. Our lawyers are dedicated to the practice of law and demonstrate a strong desire to excel within the profession. By working cooperatively together, the members of the firm achieve the important common goal of providing excellent legal representation to our clients.

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Robinson & Cole LLP Awards and Recognitions Write a review

Robinson+Cole Announces Annual Pro Bono Awards


Pro Bono Award

Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence "First 100"

Connecticut Legal Services Honor

Robinson & Cole's Pro Bono Award

"$1 Million Pro Bono Service Campaign"

Honorable Anthony V. DeMayo Pro Bono Award

Connecticut Law Tribune's Pro Bono Award

Connecticut Bar Associations's 2012 Pro Bono Honor Roll

Pro Bono Partnership's Volunteer of the Year Award

209A Pro Bono Initiative Award

2012 Veterans Justice Award and Volunteer Hero

Connecticut Legal Services Pro Bono Honoree

U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut Pro Bono Award

Ranked 97 in Am Law 200 for Pro Bono Service

Connecticut Bar Association 2012 Pro Bono Award

Robinson & Cole Pro Bono Award

Pro Bono Partnership's 2010 Law Firm of the Year Award

Robinson & Cole Pro Bono Award

Diversity Write a review

Robinson+Cole is committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive work environment where the diverse backgrounds of all of our lawyers and other professionals are respected and each individual is empowered to succeed. For Robinson+Cole, diversity refers to the spectrum of people who make up our firm, our clients, and the community we serve. Diversity reflects a culture of inclusion that welcomes people of all types, no matter their ethnicity, culture, race, color, gender, religion, national origin,ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disabilities, marital status, and veteran status, as well as people of diverse opinions, perspectives, lifestyles, ideas, and thinking.

Promoting a diverse and inclusive work environment is not just the right thing to do. The broad influx of ideas and perspectives that our increasingly diverse group of lawyers and other professionals bring to the practice of law better positions us to provide the best legal services for our clients.

Robinson+Cole's Diversity Action Plan calls for and sets goals to maintain an environment characterized by acceptance and respect for all individuals. The plan was implemented upon the recommendation of the Managing Committee and the vote of the partnership. As a result, it is embraced by the firm's leadership. To ensure the plan's success, a Diversity Committee composed of firm leaders and other parties was developed and charged with the task of carrying out the plan.

At its core, the plan focuses on a three-pronged approach to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment at the firm, namely, recruiting, retaining, and promoting diverse lawyers. Simply stated, at Robinson+Cole, we want you to join us, stay with us, and succeed with us.

Robinson+Cole's Women's Initiative is a firmwide effort to promote the success of women lawyers. As part of this effort, the firm conducts educational programs in areas such as professional development and business development and strongly encourages mentoring, networking, and community involvement. In several of our offices, the women lawyers participate in an informal internal lunch network where they share interests and learning experiences. In our larger offices, Hartford, Boston, and Stamford, our women lawyers have hosted a number of networking events, such as wine tastings and a chocolate-making class, to which women contacts and clients from the area are invited; local nonprofit organizations are honored at these events and attendees bring in-kind donations to support the charities.

While not unique to women attorneys, effective alternative work arrangements are often critical to the retention of attorneys who balance family and other outside responsibilities. Robinson+Cole supported the use of alternative work arrangements long before other firms recognized the need; our first formal alternative work arrangement began in 1988, and in 2001, a lawyer who was working an alternative work arrangement was elected partner.

Robinson+Cole's Women's Committee was created to complement the efforts of our Women's Initiative. It is dedicated to advancing and retaining the firm's women lawyers. The Women's Committee supports our women lawyers in accomplishing their professional goals and becoming leaders in a changing legal landscape.

One measure of firmwide support for women at any firm is the presence of women lawyers in positions of leadership. At Robinson+Cole, women are represented at the highest levels of firm governance, serving as members of the firm's Managing Committee, section chairs, and practice group leaders.

Summer associate program

The firm offers a limited number of Summer Fellowship opportunities for first- and second-year law students. The paid internship is flexible as to start and end date. Our Summer Fellows work closely with Robinson+Cole lawyers as well as participate in client conferences, observe court proceedings, and other activities as available throughout the duration of the summer program.


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