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Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:56 am

WFW posted a job on my career services website for a 3L position. I interviewed but never heard back. Has anyone else had any experience with the firm?

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:01 am

i am very familiar with them. very international focus. I think theyre NY office is very small and not that well known except in the maritime space. I think they are trying to change that though and trying to grow the other practice groups. I think they just moved up to 160 salary scale. I know billables in that office are very low

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:02 am

Anonymous User wrote:i am very familiar with them. very international focus. I think theyre NY office is very small and not that well known except in the maritime space. I think they are trying to change that though and trying to grow the other practice groups. I think they just moved up to 160 salary scale. I know billables in that office are very low


Thanks! Appreciate it.

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:08 am

Any word on people who interviewed?

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:31 pm

Has anyone else interviewed with WFW?

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:41 am

I interviewed last year for 3L OCI
Word of warning: these guys are slow af and from my experience, it seems like they won't give you your rejection until they know for a fact the position is filled. This means you won't hear back for a while.

Also, I do know someone who had a CB (last year). Took a couple weeks for the CB call, a couple weeks for the actual interview, then a couple weeks to hear back (i don't remember if he/she got an offer). I do remember I got rejected well after this person told me about their callback interview.

I was obviously pissed that they strung me along so long (which is why I remember this).

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:06 pm

Sorry to resurrect an old thread but they came to my schools OCI this year for 3Ls about a month ago. Anyone have a callback with them? Anyone have any other intel on them?

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:19 pm

i had a callback at their NY office end of september, got an offer a few days before halloween. have not accepted yet, i am trying to find as much info on them as i can, but the above information is correct, i know they are now expanding out of just maritime they do an array of work in the NY office

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:04 am

I too had a callback with them in late September and just received my ding yesterday. Congrats to the poster that received an offer. Do you go to Tulane? That's where I go and they came to our OCI. If you do, and want to post from a throwaway I would be happy to PM you and talk at school as I did a TON of research on them.

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:31 am

I'm likely going to WFW next year. Let me know if you are too and we can find a method of communication.

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:31 pm

Curious, what was the starting salary with these guys?

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Re: Watson Farley & Williams

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:26 am

A friend of mine interviewed here. I didn't ask about salary, but I believe it is market or close to. I do know that while they're growing, their hiring is strategic. It has been about 1-2 entry-level hires per year.




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