Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

The Vault Review


  • “Interesting and complex deals”
  • “Brilliant and supportive lawyers”
  • “Collegial and laid-back atmosphere”


  • “Unpredictable hours”
  • “Not enough substantive work to go around”
  • “Lack of management transparency”

The Buzz

  • “Great for real estate”
  • “Smart”
  • “Not a great work environment”
  • “Old-fashioned”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: Fried Frank doesn't coddle its associates, who find themselves thrown into the deep end with interesting assignments from the first year. But for some, unevenly spread work is a source of anxiety.

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