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Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Diversity

"Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. cultivates and maintains a dynamic and energetic working environment that is inclusive and welcoming. As a result, Sterne Kessler has earned a positive reputation as a great place to work and has been consistently ranked among the top tier of law firms for having a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our firm aims to provide a workplace that is reflective of our global client base and the diverse cultural mix of the greater Washington, D.C. area where we live and work...."

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Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

1101 K St NW
10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 371-2600

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Michael B. Ray
Recruiting Chair: Deirdre M. Wells
Total No. Attorneys (2023):
100 - 150
No. of Partners Named 2023:
7
Billable-Hour Requirement:
Associates may select an annualized billable-hour goal between 1,400 and 2,000 hours in 100-hour increments.

Base Salary

1st year: $215,000 at the 2,000 billable hour level; $185,000 at the 1,900 billable hour level
2nd year: $225,000 at the 2,000 billable hour level; $195,000 at the 1,900 billable hour level
3rd year: $250,000 at the 2,000 billable hour level; $215,000 at the 1,900 billable hour level
Summer associate: $4,135/week

Employment Contact

Cassandra Kowal
Legal Recruiting Manager
202-772-8830
ckowal@sternekessler.com
General Recruiting email: recruiting2@sternekessler.com

No. of U.S. Offices: 1

No. of International Offices: 0

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC

Major Departments

Patent Litigation
Utility Patents
Design Patents
Business Methods
Due Diligence
Hatch Waxman: Generic & Proprietary
Interferences
ITC Section 337 Investigations
Licensing
Trial & Appeals
Patent Office Litigation (PTAB)
Patent Prosecution
Strategic IP Advice
Trade Secret/Unfair Competition
Trademark & Brand Protection
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.