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Our People

The best way to learn about working at Cravath is to learn what our people say about working here.

JIM, SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Jim, a Senior Staff Accountant in the Financial Services Department, joined Cravath in 1986. His hobbies and interests include enjoying life with his wife, spending time with family and friends, traveling and watching sports—“I have season tickets for the New York Jets.”

Jim had the following to say about working at Cravath: ‘‘The best thing about working at Cravath is the people...Cravath is one big great extended family.’’ Jim, Senior Staff Accountant

“The best thing about working at Cravath is the people. Everyone is very kind and helpful. The friends I have made here through the years have been there for me during difficult times in my life.

“Working at Cravath has helped me grow personally and professionally. I have learned how to work with others and to help them to the best of my ability. Cravath is by far the largest place I have ever worked, but it does not feel big or overwhelming. When I tell people where I work, they often respond, ‘Cravath is one of the best firms to work for.’

“Cravath has excellent benefits, including a good 401(k) plan. I also enjoy the annual holiday party. It is a good time to socialize with co-workers and share a few laughs. And, I enjoy working in Manhattan, because in this city there is so much to do. It is truly a city that does not sleep.”

AN-CHIH, REAL ESTATE LEGAL ASSISTANT

An-Chih, a Real Estate Legal Assistant (Residential) in the Corporate Legal Assistants Department, joined Cravath in 1998. Her hobbies and interests include traveling, trying new restaurants and going to concerts, museums, shows and plays.

An-Chih had the following to say about working at Cravath: ‘‘The Firm helps you succeed on the job, providing ongoing training. Cravath fosters an environment 
that promotes development and opportunity...’’ An-Chih, Real Estate Legal Assistant (Residential)

“I have been at Cravath for many years. During this time, I have been given the opportunity to grow and learn, and to take on greater responsibilities. The Firm helps you succeed on the job, providing ongoing training. Cravath fosters an environment that promotes development and opportunity, which has allowed me to advance to the position of legal assistant in the area of residential real estate, which I find very interesting. The work has given me the opportunity to interact with various colleagues, co-workers and clients and to expand the depth of my knowledge personally and professionally.

“The Firm also does its utmost to take care of its employees, offering an excellent compensation package, social opportunities and many other perks both in and out of the office. The best part of Cravath is the people who work here. They are all team players and are always willing to help out a fellow co-worker.”

JOHN, SECURITY SHIFT SUPERVISOR

John, a Security Shift Supervisor in the Security Department, joined Cravath in 1992. When asked about his hobbies and interests, he said, “My wife and I both love walking, but when she cooks special meals, I go running.”

John had the following to say about working at Cravath: ‘‘One of the things I really like about Cravath is how the Firm gives back to the community.’’ John, Security Shift Supervisor

“From my first day at Cravath, I was impressed by the professionalism exhibited by my co-workers. I still work with the two officers who trained me when I began my career here in 1992. The people are genuine and most sincere.

“One of the things I really like about Cravath is how the Firm gives back to the community. It is a good feeling to work for a firm that cares about the concerns of others and not just the bottom line. Pro bono work, lunchtime reading programs, food drives and blood drives are just some of the ways that Cravath employees participate in their community. More important than money, people at Cravath give their time.

“The Firm also cares about and appreciates its employees. I work the night shift, and the Firm provides transportation for me each night to make sure I get home safely. My children all loved coming to the Children’s Center when they were younger.”

CLIFF, MANAGER OF DUPLICATING AND DELIVERY SERVICES

Cliff, the Manager of the Duplicating and Delivery Services Department, joined Cravath in 1987. His hobbies and interests include spending time with family, traveling and playing and watching sports. “I’m a huge Knicks fan, and I like to hit golf balls at the driving range.”

Cliff had the following to say about working at Cravath:

“Cravath gave me my first job out of high school and the Firm provided opportunities for me to grow throughout my career. I have worked my way up from a part-time Records Clerk to the Manager of Duplicating and Delivery Services. I am proud of what I have accomplished so far and look forward to continue to grow.

“One of my favorite things about my job is learning new technology that is changing how we work more efficiently. I have witnessed the major changes in the copy/print and imaging field where a device is much smaller, multi-functional, and, with excellent quality.

“My position also allows me to work with people from across the Firm, and I enjoy meeting and working with so many different individuals. ‘‘Cravath offers its administrative staff great benefits.’’ Cliff, Manager of Duplicating and Delivery Services

“Cravath offers its administrative staff great benefits, as well as fun events like Family Day and the Holiday Party. Cravath is a great employer.”