Proskauer Rose LLP.

Proskauer Rose LLP.

4 Star Rating     2 reviews

http://www.proskauer.com 
Main Office:
Eleven Times Square (Eighth Avenue & 41st Street), | New York City | NY | 10036
Phone: 212-969-3000  | Fax: 212-969-2900 
Email: info@proskauer.com 

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Year of establishment 1875 Number of Partners 243
Number of offices 13 Partner:associate ratio 0.60
Biggest office New York City Percentage of women attorneys 33.60
Number of attorneys 831 Percentage of minority attorneys 13.60
Number of associates 420 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 1.80
Proskauer Rose LLP.
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Overview

Proskauer, founded in 1875, is a global law firm providing a wide variety of legal services to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, São Paulo, and Washington, DC. The firm has wide experience in all areas of practice important to businesses, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganizations, taxation, litigation, trusts and estates, intellectual property, and labor and employment law. Its clients include participants in many industries, including chemicals, entertainment, financial services, health care, hospitality, information technology, insurance, internet, manufacturing, media and communications, pharmaceuticals, real estate investment, sports, and transportation.


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Proskauer Rose LLP. Reviews

- Reviewed on September 25, 2017

Provide a better work/life balance and work on improving management.


Pros : The service is excellent. Employees are great to work with. Overall, great place.
Cons : There is not a good work/life balance. Hours are tough and some employees should be avoided.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

- Reviewed on June 05, 2017

They need to improve the staffing situation. It would lead to fewer hours worked for every attorney, and it would improve mentoring. If they promoted up more it would also lead to more associates staying.


Pros : Some Room for Improvement, but a Good Firm to Work for
Cons : Many areas are definitely understaffed. The management is generally unwilling to promote, which is leading to the issue of there not being enough senior associates around to train new junior associates. It's lead to me working more hours than I would want. It has led to junior associates leaving for other firms.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

Notable cases

  • Some of the notable cases by Proskauer Rose are as below:
  • In April 2012, Proskauer represented Major League Baseball in its investigation of Frank McCourt's ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the resulting bankruptcy cases, achieving a settlement for MLB in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The firm is also representing MLB in the bankruptcy court approved sale of the franchise.
  • The firm has represented BDO Seidman, Deloitte & Touche, and Ernst & Young before the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • International pharmaceutical and medical research company Grifols S.A. chose Proskauer for a number of important matters, including the refinancing of $3.1 billion of its existing financing through multicurrency senior term loan facilities and revolving credit facilities.
  • Proskauer also represented Grifols in its $4 billion acquisition of Talecris Biotherapeutics Holdings Corp., including antitrust issues, in 2011.
  • Proskauer represented American Realty Capital Trust Inc - a REIT with a $2.7 billion portfolio consisting of 485 net-leased properties - in the largest initial listing of a REIT in five years on NASDAQ.
  • Proskauer's IP lawyers won a significant victory on behalf of Endeca Technologies, Inc and Walmart.com USA, LLC. A U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California had found that Endeca's website search technology, which permitted visitors to search for available products by selecting pre-defined "category descriptions", did not infringe on a patent held by plaintiff SpeedTrack, Inc. The court granted summary judgment, disposing of all 11 of the asserted claims.

Awards and recognitions

Proskauer Rose has been recognized by national and international awards for its work in the law field.

More than 120 Proskauer lawyers recognized as best lawyers in America 2013.
Proskauer achieved top spot among Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys for third consecutive year.
Vault also ranked Proskauer's Labor and Employment Department the sixth best in practice, while their partners were listed as fifth most prestigious.
According to a study by Yale Law Women, Proskauer Rose ranked second in their list of top ten family-friendly firms of 2007.
In 2007, Proskauer was named among the top United States firms practicing corporate and finance law in The Legal 500 US Volume I: Corporate & Finance, a ranking of the "best of the best" U.S. law firms.
In 2008, Proskauer was named the fastest-growing law firm for the third consecutive year in Boston Business Journal's annual ranking of the area's 100 largest law firms.
Fifteen lawyers from Proskauer Rose were named in Southern California Super Lawyers 2008, an annual guide to the top lawyers in the region.

Diversity

Proskauer Rose is committed to ensure equal opportunity and diversity in the practice of law. Diversity is an essential part of the company's overall commitment to excellence and will enhance one's experience with the firm.

The firm recruits candidates from a diverse pool of applicants. It is the policy of Proskauer to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Summer associate program

The summer program is a gateway for entry of new lawyers at Proskauer. It has remained so for more than 30 years and for many of its current partners, Proskauer was the first firm to begin their career. Proskauer Rose offers a 10-week summer program in most of its domestic offices. The program is considered as an all-around 'great' experience. Summer associates are expected to complete 6 to 15 assignments during the summer.

The summer program includes periodic seminars and other activities, like participation in a cross-examination workshop, a corporate negotiation workshop, a legal ethics seminar, and a litigation workshop, all of which are designed to develop practice skills, provide insights into substantive legal issues and impart the basics of various practice areas.

The firm made offers to 88% of its 2009 summer associates. In 2010, the firm had a 100% offer rate among its 36 summer associates, but the firm reduced the summer class size by 65% from 112 summer associates the previous year. Proskauer also gave 100% offers to its 2011 New York summer class. Summer associates get compensation of US $ 3,077 per week.

Working for the Proskauer Rose LLP.

Many believe that Proskauer provides a cordial and enjoyable atmosphere. Young associates have lots of opportunity to take responsibility for cases early and to learn quickly if they take advantage of the opportunities. Proskauer has a great balance of tradition and progressiveness.

A few concerns include management decisions at times can be somewhat murky. Also, associates believe that the firm overloads with hours targets, which may lead to a stressful job.

"We believe that challenging our workforce to participate, grow and contribute ideas helps to make this an exciting and successful environment that benefits the firm, our people and our clients," the firm states on its website.

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