Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

The Vault Review


  • “Incredible culture of collegiality”
  • “No face-time requirement”
  • “Transparent management”


  • “Hours can be unpredictable”
  • “People can be passive-aggressive”
  • “Unclear expectations”

The Buzz

  • “Good at everything”
  • “Incredible for international law”
  • “Nerdy”
  • “Brutal hours”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: "I couldn't imagine it being better" is not something one often hears from a BigLaw associate, but at Cleary, training and mentoring are tops, face-time is a non-starter, transparency is improving and the commitment to diversity is more than...

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