Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

http://www.davispolk.com/
Women's Ratings
2.3

We crowdsource Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP's maternity, paternity and parental leave policies, based on Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP's employee reviews and anonymous tips from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP employees.

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offers 18 weeks of paid maternity leave and 7 weeks of unpaid maternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

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Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
18
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Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
7
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Law Firm Maternity and Paternity Leave

How many weeks of paid maternity, unpaid maternity, paid paternity and unpaid paternity leave do employers in the Law Firm industry offer?

Benefits Median Average
Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks) 16 15
Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks) 8 7
Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks) 6 7
Minimum Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks) 4 13
Maternity Leaves Taken at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
    • Madam anon938
    • 18 weeks paid
    • 34 weeks unpaid
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Maternity Leave Comments
  • "there are a lot of women working here, but few at the top. Generally I believe they are treated fairly but management is male-dominated and not diverse, which makes it tougher for women to "network" with them. Mid-level women don't seem to advance because of these subtle issues. Also, while maternity leave is generous here I think women are judged harshly by some colleagues and managers for taking the full time. The firm makes it difficult to pump at work (for attorneys). Flex time is discouraged in some practice groups. The training is fantastic, but the time sacrifice can be enormous." - Madam anon938
  • "Definitely not available for associates. (But note that this is market-standard at major law firms.)" - Anonymous

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