At UpRight Law, 84 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 108 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.44. It was published on Dec 20, 2016. 1960 Visitors

What Employees Say

People celebrate special events around here.
95%
 
I can be myself around here.
94%
 
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
93%
 
People care about each other here.
92%
 
Management hires people who fit in well here.
91%
 

What They Do

We asked UpRight Law to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

UpRight Law's mission is to increase access to justice by using technology to connect hardworking Americans with its experienced partner attorneys on terms that work for them. UpRight's growing team is comprised of individuals who value entreprenuerialism and social responsibility. 

About this Company

Website: https://www.uprightlaw.com/ Industry: Professional Services
US Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois, 60603 US Sites: 1
Major Locations: Chicago, Illinois, 60603 US Employees: 148
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 2013

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Perks and Programs

We asked UpRight Law to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Employee Referral Program: UpRight Law provides cash awards of up to $1000 for each referred employee hired.
  • Student Loan Repayment Program: After 3 months of service, UpRight Law will contribute $50 towards each enrolled employees student loan debt per month.
  • UpRight University: UpRight University focuses on learning that challenges, inspires, motivates and facilitates cross functional teachings to empower our teammates to be successful. There are tons of courses to take on a wide range of topics from Meditation to Leadership skills. Classes are taught each and every day.
  • Women at UpRight: Business Resource Group for the Women at UpRight focused on Health/Wellness, Professional Development, Mentoring, Philanthropy and Social events.
  • Sales & Leadership Development Program: The SLDP is a specially designed one-year program that combines class instruction, an entry level role within the company and a rotation around the company to learn what each function does to fulfill our mission of helping clients get access to justice. We believe that the future leaders of the company should grow with us. This program helps to ensure that the leaders we need to support our rapid growth come from within the company.
  • Intramurals Leagues: Year round, UpRighters participate in various co-ed intramural sports leagues including Volleyball, Basketball, Dodgeball, and Softball.
  • UpRight Gives Back: UpRighters believes in leaving the world in a better place than where we found it. We Achieve as a Team for many activities throughout the year. Some of the many causes that we support include: Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation; Autism Speaks, Chicago Cares, and local Chicago shelters through various initiatives.
  • UpRight Tap & Pantry: Fully Stocked food pantry filled with various snacks, drinks, and fresh fruit daily and a kegerator.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

$48,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Sales Executives35% Company-paid health coverage for employees
35% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
More than 20 employees run in Race Judicata to benefit the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

Unlimited Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Unlimited Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
Unlimited Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

10 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)10 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
*Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

$189,800 Philanthropic donations in last year

Diversity

  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Women
  • 2 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
Freshly hired employees celebrate their new jobs at UpRight with a company happy hour.

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
Team UpRight takes the court in their intramural dodgeball league.

How to Get Hired

We asked UpRight Law for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

We look for candidates who are:  Dynamic and can communicate with folks from all walks of life in a direct yet empathetic manner - Are never satisfied and always strive to be better by exhibiting and demonstrating their proven sales skills - Passionate about helping others - Flexible and adaptive to change in a fast paced environment - Coachable and motivated to influence others to take positive steps to change their lives - Energetic and fun to work with 

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are looking for driven individuals who would like to turbocharge the start of their sales career. We seek hungry college graduates who want a career that changes the world in a positive way. Additionally, we are looking for driven Associate Attorney's to directly engage with clients during important milestones to ensure that they stay on the path to a fresh financial start.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Visit our profiles on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Built-In Chicago, UpRightlaw.com, and follow UpRightlawcareers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

hiring Outlook

90 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 44% Job Growth
307 Average applicants per opening 4,300 Total job applicants
10% New hires by employee referrals 30% Openings filled by current employees
54 Recent graduates hired 65% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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