Compare Debevoise & Plimpton vs Simpson Thacher BETA

See how working at Debevoise & Plimpton vs. Simpson Thacher compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Debevoise & Plimpton vs. Simpson Thacher. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Debevoise & Plimpton

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Simpson Thacher

Employee Ratings

  • Debevoise & Plimpton scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Simpson Thacher scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 92 reviews)
Debevoise & Plimpton employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Simpson Thacher employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 125 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Debevoise & Plimpton employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Simpson Thacher employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.2
Debevoise & Plimpton employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Simpson Thacher employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Debevoise & Plimpton employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Simpson Thacher employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Debevoise & Plimpton Ceo Michael Blair
97%
97%Michael Blair
CEO Approval
Simpson Thacher Ceo William R. Dougherty
100%
100%William R. Dougherty
Simpson Thacher employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Debevoise & Plimpton employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Debevoise & Plimpton employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Simpson Thacher employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Positive Business Outlook
92%
Simpson Thacher employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Debevoise & Plimpton employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Debevoise & Plimpton has 6 more total submitted salaries than Simpson Thacher.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Legal Secretary2 Salaries
£44,645/yr
Associate2 Salaries
£119,599/yr
Facilities1 Salaries
£18,066/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Corporate Paralegal3 Salaries
£39,115/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Law firms" was the most mentioned Pro at Debevoise & Plimpton.
  • "Law firm" was the most mentioned Pro at Simpson Thacher.
  • Simpson Thacher had 5 more reviews than Debevoise & Plimpton that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Law firms"(in 9 reviews)
"Nice people"(in 8 reviews)
Pros
"Law firm"(in 8 reviews)
"High profile"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 16 reviews)
"Passive aggressive"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 21 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"26 Dec 2020

Former Employee - Communications Specialist

I worked at Debevoise & Plimpton full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Food good love the pie

Cons

Toilets could do with a good clean

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work

Former Employee - Paralegal

I worked at Simpson Thacher full-time for less than a year

Pros

Manages to balance a slightly informal approach with high level professionalism - lack of trainees brings good work for paralegals.

Cons

Difficult to move on from

Job Postings

Simpson Thacher has 2 more recently posted open jobs than Debevoise & Plimpton.