The Vault Review


  • “I can see the ocean from my office”
  • “I love working with such talented and intelligent people”
  • “Early responsibility”


  • “The pressure to be perfect”
  • “The hours are very unpredictable”
  • “Lack of transparency”

The Buzz

  • “Great IP Litigation”
  • “Outstanding West Coast firm”
  • “Irritating but effective”
  • “Nerd paradise”

Survey Says

Vault's VerdictGenerous compensation, early responsibility and the lack of a face-time requirement have Irell associates convinced that they've found the best firm there is in the west coast legal world. However, some have expressed concern about a downturn in...

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