Seward & Kissel LLP
Seward & Kissel LLP

Seward & Kissel LLP

4 Star Rating     1 review 
Main Office:

One Battery Park Plaza | New York City | NY | 10004

Phone: 212-574-1200 | Fax: 212-480-8421

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Year of establishment 1890 Number of partners 51
Number of offices 2 Partner to associate ratio 0.70
Biggest office New York City Percentage of women attorneys 30.10
Number of attorneys 152 Percentage of minority attorneys 13.20
Number of associates 74 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 1.80
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Seward & Kissel LLP Reviews

- Reviewed on August 04, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Refresh inward arrangements with respect to non-legitimate staff. A great deal of "rules" aren't composed, or on the off chance that they are it's in a to a great degree dated guide. Tune in to the charged and give reasonable appraisals. It would be ideal if you consider the ability sets of all representatives and give testing work.

Pros: Individuals can be exceptionally friendly and cheerful. It is Incredible for its investment administration and related gatherings. Workplaces may offer a pleasant view while working. Partners are available, extraordinary and dynamic. A collegial and proficient atmosphere pervades the workplace.

Cons: Sub-market rewards and bonuses, tech and advantages (contrasted with substantial NYC based firms). Medicinal benefits are costly. The firm is modest with specific supplies that are required to complete workplace duties. Repayments take quite a while when you are required to be reimbursed. There is not a lot of development opportunity and at times you may be relying upon your group for assistance. The work can sometimes be constrained and dull. The programming the firm uses is not at maximum quality. Administration is not always available when needed.

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Seward & Kissel, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an international reputation for excellence. We have offices in New York City and Washington, D.C. Our practice primarily focuses on corporate and litigation work for clients seeking legal expertise in the financial services, corporate finance and capital markets areas. The Firm is particularly well known for its representation of major commercial banks, investment banking firms, investment advisers and related investment funds (including mutual funds and hedge funds), broker-dealers, institutional investors and transportation companies (particularly in the shipping area).

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Seward & Kissel LLP Awards and Recognitions

Six Seward & Kissel Partners have been Selected as Best Lawyers in America, 2016.

Seward & Kissel is Ranked in Four Categories in The Legal 500 USA, 2015:

Seward & Kissel was named Best Business Transactions Group, USA, by the Acquisition International 2015 M&A Awards.

11 attorneys are recognized by Chambers USA 2015 for excellence in their fields of practice.

Partner Jack Yoskowitz has been selected by the New York State Bar Association as the recipient of the 2015 President's Pro Bono Service Award.

5 Seward & Kissel attorneys are listed in Super Lawyers 2014 New York-Metro Women's Edition.

Seward & Kissel was named

Summer associate program

In 2010, Seward & Kissel LLP had a class of 11 summer associates. 9 of those summer associates were considered for offers. 8 offers were made.

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