Advice to law firm management: Watch for practice area bias.
Pros: The firm is truly committed to your growth and development. Hours requirement is 1850 -- totally doable. Managing partners coordinate workflow. Partners have plenty of work, even during pandemic. Lots of interesting work and good people to work with. Clients are great for the most part.
Cons: There is a geographic bias in favor of the largest office in LA. Some practice areas are more highly valued than others.
Partners to Avoid and Why: None. They all have their strengths. Some are more patient, but all know their stuff and are willing to teach someone who is willing to learn.
Favorite Things About this Firm: Pay is comparable. The partners care about you as a person.