Cravath Swaine

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1819
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

With more than 500 attorneys working from offices in New York and London, Cravath, Swaine & Moore is a leading corporate law firm. It is well known for advising companies in such areas as banking and finance, capital markets, domestic and international law matters, and mergers and acquisitions; other practice areas include executive compensation and benefits, litigation, tax, and trusts and estates. Over the years, Cravath has counted major enterprises such as Alcoa, IBM and Time Warner among its clients. The firm, which traces its roots to 1819, owes its present structure... More

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Employees are “Satisfied”   23 ratings

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Cravath Swaine Presiding Partner Evan R. Chesler

Evan R. Chesler

Presiding Partner

Demanding, unforgiving, but worth it

  Former Associate Attorney

Pros: The rotation system. The rotation system involves essentially changing your corporate law specialization approx every 18 months (three broad divisions are M&A, securities, and bank financing). It forces you to become very proficient at each type… Full Review

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No Offer – Reviewed Apr 19, 2014

Interview Details Process took over two months (due to travel delays). I interviewed twice at Cravath, and each time I was quickly notified of the future interviews. I interviewed with three people each time, and each set of interviews lasted about 1 1/2 - 2 hours. Beware that travel costs are not covered by the…Full Interview

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010

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