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Jones Day Reviews

Updated Nov 1, 2019

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3.5
54%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
Approve of CEO
Jones Day Managing Partner Stephen J. Brogan
Stephen J. Brogan
74 Ratings
Pros
  • "very professional lawyers, good opportunities(in 12 reviews)

  • "Jones Day is careful to select quality talent and generally good people to manage its non-law operations(in 10 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Positive"

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     in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jones Day for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep things as they are.

    Jones Day2016-09-16
  2. "Passionate people"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jones Day

    Pros

    lively work environment, diverse set of people

    Cons

    difficult trying to get the correct balance of work

    Advice to Management

    More support needed on first day

    Jones Day2017-11-04
  3. "6 year PQE"

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    Former Employee - Lawyer in London, England
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jones Day full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible, autonomy, great people, global

    Cons

    Poor training, guidance, cliquey, hidden information about progression

    Advice to Management

    More transparency

    Jones Day2017-10-13
  4. "Avoid"

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    Current Employee - Secretary in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jones Day full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It's close to several transport links

    Cons

    It's sexist and definitely who you know and what department you work for as to what you can get away with.

    Advice to Management

    Start being consistent and FFS, invest in working IT systems!

    Jones Day2017-10-10
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Paralegal"

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    Paralegal in London, England

    I have been working at Jones Day

    Pros

    Great firm; high profile matters; good open culture

    Cons

    Low salary in comparison with other US firms

    Advice to Management

    Higher pay and we'll stay!

    Jones Day2015-11-08
  6. "Legal assistant"

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    Former Employee - Paralegal in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jones Day full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Salary Intellectually stimulating people Great benefits

    Cons

    Staff are definitely second class citizens

    Jones Day2019-11-01
  7. "Great for some people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jones Day full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people, the parties, the cafeteria

    Cons

    Some lawyers are rude to staff, clients (they represented Trump during the 2016 election), some fears about pay discrimination have come out recently

    Jones Day2019-10-29
  8. "Great firm if you like law firm life"

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    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Jones Day full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great resources, lots of huge clients, plenty of work to go around

    Cons

    24/7 schedule -- there is never a time you are not expected to answer your phone/email

    Jones Day2019-10-07
  9. "You are staff... and they let you know it"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Jones Day full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Wellness program is very generous.

    Cons

    No flexibility in hours; if you are not an attorney, you are staff - and they make you keenly aware of that - even though you have an advanced degree with certifications.

    Jones Day2019-10-18
  10. "Solid company"

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    Current Employee - Legal Staff in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jones Day full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good place to work; solid firm.

    Cons

    Need to better structure certain departments.

    Jones Day2019-09-22
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