Project Assistant (Current Employee) – San Francisco, CA – August 26, 2018
If you are choosing to work at this firm it will require a lot of commitment. Task can come at at any time. Many times expect to receive assignments at the last minute. If you are well balanced then you will do fine.
Director of Diversity (Former Employee) – Atlanta, GA – January 6, 2019
Dentons is a good place to work. A typical day provides opportunity for learning, sharing, and growing professionally. The management is interested and committed to creating a productive work environment where employees are valued and appreciated. The mission and goal is to maximize on the diversity and talent employees bring to the Firm.The most enjoyable aspect of the job is the belief there is potential for growth and that your colleagues are all interested in the well-being of you as an individual as well as, the Firm.
Marketing Assistant (Former Employee) – New York, NY – December 16, 2018
Depending on your position at the Firm your experience can be different. However there is no moral at the Firm nor is there a balanced life. Expect to work 10+ hours a day with zero appreciation for the time you are putting in. Management here is a joke, their priorities are completely backwards and their desire to keep employees happy is non existent.
Operations Specialist (Former Employee) – Washington, DC – April 4, 2018
I enjoyed working at Dentons. It is a productive, fast-paced work environment. The overall culture was friendly, but could be stressful at times. Salary could have been more competitive with other law firms of the same size in the area.
Managing Associate (Former Employee) – Irvine, CA – January 24, 2018
The hours requirement is very high. My old firm merged and was paying a lot more which meant raises and bonuses were barely anything at Dentons. When we merged we were basically told we had to work harder and get paid less.
Senior Accountant (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – October 11, 2017
working with fellow coworker was great. everyone is so helpful and friendly. working with management was another story. working there was stressful. did not know if you were going to be working for long since management was reducing employment
Great place to work, people are fantastic and professional.
Senior Project Manager (Consultant) (Current Employee) – Chicago, IL – June 6, 2017
Although everyone is over allocated, everyone finds time to make light and make the workday seem shorter. I learned how to remain calm and professional in the face of stress. The culture is that chaos rules and no project lasts more than 30 days even if the scope tells a different story. The hardest part of the job is teaching others that project management will make their lives easier.
The corporate folks are fun; the litigators are two-faced
Contract Attorney (Former Employee) – Short Hills, NJ – April 25, 2017
I worked as a Contract Attorney and was promised a substantive evaluation when one of the Associates came back from maternity leave. When she came back, no substantive review and my hours dried up so I was making nothing.
Big name firm
Dysfunctional law firm masquerading as a big name firm
Typical Work Day: Extremely high volume, must be able to multi-task. Always high volume of calls, booking meetings, ordering food, client relations and much more. Must have proper communication and organizational skills.
IT Project Manager (Former Employee) – San Diego, CA – April 3, 2017
Often long days and weekends worked. Good compensation and a very good company to work for. With such a fast pace and very large growth pattern the work load must be self regulated but management is not over bearing on this aspect.
IP Project Coordinator/Paralegal (Former Employee) – Washington, DC – March 2, 2017
Merger occurred shortly after I took position. What a mess - so unorganized. small group of us moved while rest of firm was scheduled to move 8 months later (meantime we had to work on 2 separate computer system) it was a nightmare
General Laborer (Former Employee) – Charleston, SC – September 19, 2016
once everyone was clocked in at 7am everybody soon found out where they needed to be. I was on the main deck plaid welding some platforms. It was a nice dry sunny day. Everyone that i could see was enjoying their day at work. convercated a little bit here and there. before i knew it we had done ate lunch and was headed back to clock out. That was a pretty good day at work for everyone.