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901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 408-4000

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Erika Arner
Recruiting Chairs: David K. Mroz (Reston, VA and Washington, DC), Trenton A. Ward (Atlanta), Alissa K. Lipton (Boston), Jeff Smyth (Palo Alto)
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
250 - 500
No. of Partners Named 2021:
Billable-Hour Requirement:
1,850 billable hours plus 100 pro bono hours and 50 shadowing hours, or 2,000 billable hours

Base Salary

1st year: $215,000
2nd year: $225,000
3rd year: $250,000*
Summer Associate: $4,135/week
*if billed 2,000 hours or prorated version thereof.

Employment Contact

Laurie Taylor
Director of Legal Recruitment
(202) 408-4000

No. of U.S. Offices: 5

No. of International Offices: 6

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Palo Alto, CA
Reston, VA
Washington, DC (HQ) I London

Major Departments

Intellectual Property
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.