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    Great top-tier law firm

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    Former Employee - Associate Attorney  in  Washington, DC (US)
    Former Employee - Associate Attorney in Washington, DC (US)

    I worked at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher full-time for more than a year


    Great culture. The attorneys are friendly and top tier. You get a lot of great responsibility from the get go.


    Sometimes, there is a little too much responsibility and I could have used a little more guidance. You need to know to ask for help.

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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview for the summer associate position through my law school's on campus interview was done with two people: one mid-level associate and one partner. After OCI's, some (but not all who received callbacks) received invitation to a dinner event that happened later on the day of the interview. The callback interview was a full-day event. 4 interviews in the morning (1 first year associate & 3 partners), lunch with 2 associates & a partner, break in the afternoon, dinner event with 3 associates. The interview questions are pretty standard: walk through the resume, talk about 1L summer job experience, any hobbies, previous job experience. Everyone is very very nice to you, although some are more serious, others more jovial/conversational. I heard the firm makes some offers starting on the dinner so the decision turnaround is extremely fast.

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    • Seriously all standard questions you can find. No unexpected questions for me at least.   View Answer
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    Easy Interview

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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Headquarters Los Angeles, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1870
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (CAD) per year

One of the top US corporate-transactions law firms, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher also practices in such areas as labor and employment, crisis management, litigation, public policy, real estate, tax, and white-collar defense and investigations. The firm has about 1,000 lawyers working from more than 15 offices in California, Colorado, Texas, and various financial capitals worldwide. The firm also has a significant presence in Washington, DC. Along with multinational companies, Gibson Dunn clients include commercial and investment banks, government entities, individuals, and... More

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