Irell & Manella LLP

The Vault Review


  • “Best possible combination of early responsibility with guidance”
  • “Excellent pay”
  • “Humane work environment”


  • “High-pressure”
  • “Long hours”
  • “Expectation of perfection”

The Buzz

  • “Top-notch California firm”
  • “Great compensation”
  • “Self-enamored”
  • “Bookish”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: Generous compensation, early responsibility, no face-time requirement and supportive mentorship have Irell associates convinced that they've found the best firm there is in the West Coast legal world.

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