The Vault Review


  • “Potential for partnership”
  • “The people—both brilliant and friendly”
  • “Associates are given interesting work and early responsibility”


  • “Opaque bonus structure”
  • “Low pay for big law hours”
  • “Chicago-centric”

The Buzz

  • “Solid”
  • “Good for ANDA litigation”
  • “The nice guys in Chicago”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: A relatively transparent partnership that is interested in mentoring and advancing associates' careers earns Schiff Hardin rave reviews, but a move away from lockstep compensation has some grumbling. Associates are very proud of the firm's...

Sign In or Join Vault Gold to Read Vault's Verdict including:

  • Industry Reputation
  • Career Advancement
  • Quality of Life
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Interview Process and more.

Are you a student? You may have free accesss to Vault's premium content.
Contact your Career Center, Alumni Office or Library to find out more.

Career Update Newsletter

Tips and tools to help you manage your ideal career.