Advice to law firm management: Take this job if you are very driven and can take the pressure. Most people who would be hired by this firm fit that mold but it's important to be that type. You will not last if you are not."
Pros: Working here means you work with some of the graduates of the best law schools in the country. You will be surrounded by people who are very smart and very driven. This can be great and you will learn many practice areas. The clients are the largest people and businesses in the world.
Cons: It tries to not be a mega firm but it really is. The promotions are cut throat and the hours are long for first year associates. If you do not make partner you are expected to leave. The cases are very complex and it means you will be working overtime most days.