The Vault Review


  • “Realistic work/life balance”
  • “Pro bono opportunities”
  • “A lot of smart people, but not a lot of big egos”


  • “Dominated by Residential Mortgage-Backed Security matters”
  • “Not the most known outside of NY”
  • “Doesn't allow working from home except for people with children”

The Buzz

  • “Very intelligent”
  • “Helpful”
  • “Reputed to be the best midsize firm in New York”
  • “Emphasis on clerkships”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: Patterson associates gush about the firm's top-notch pro bono program, non-hierarchical culture and superb substantive work opportunities. While some associates say the firm needs to continue its focus on improving diversity for women and minorities, the...

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