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Hancock Daniel

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Hancock Daniel Reviews

See reviews for Hancock Daniel from attorneys and other legal professionals below.

"Not a chance that I'll work at Hancock Daniel. Look over these reviews of the firm from other sites" - Anonymous

- Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Cons: Glassdoor Reviews:


Former Employee
Toxic environment
Sep 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee
CEO Approval
Business Outlook


Interesting clientele and subject matter


Management is poor. A lot of favoritism. A lot of gossip. No gratitude. Attorneys have no respect for workload given to staff by other attorneys.

Glassdoor Reviews:

Current Employee, more than 5 years
Minimal room for advancement
Nov 30, 2016 - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
CEO Approval
Business Outlook


Flexible with scheduling for attorneys


Closed firm. Management is not transparent. Limited opportunities to develop career. Pay on low end for market.

Advice to Management

Have a clear path for advancement and development of associates.

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2022

Job type: Full time

"A Job with Interesting Clients, But Poor Management and Favoritism" - Anonymous

- Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Cons: "I recently had the experience of working at a Hancock Daniel where the clientele and subject matter were interesting, but the management was poor. There was a lot of favoritism in the office, which led to a lot of gossip and resentment among employees. The management also showed no gratitude towards their staff and the attorneys had no respect for the workload given to staff by other attorneys.

Poor management, favoritism, gossip, lack of gratitude, and lack of respect for the workload given to staff by the attorneys."

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2021

Job type: Full time

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