The firm is teeming with intellectual firepower and superstar attorneys, and tends to attract very high profile clients and "bet the firm"/existential matters. Its securities, litigation and regulatory practices are unsurpassed, although its transactional work lags behind (probably due to the firm's high rates). Given the vast amount of talent, experience, - more ... work ethic and academic pedigree, it's surprising just how incredibly friendly and teamwork-oriented the firm manages to be.
The culture is very strong and widespread, and those that don't fit tend to transition out. While very friendly a ... - less