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...

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