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2019 DIVERSITY DATABASE UNDERWRITER Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Diversity

"Since its founding, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has committed itself to ensuring meaningful diversity at every level of the firm. Just as we work across borders and practice areas, we also reach across boundaries of race, gender, ethnicity, faith, socioeconomic background, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression to serve our clients with powerful solutions to their legal challenges. To ensure the richest mix of professional and personal experience, Akin Gump fosters lawyer recruitment, promotion and retention..."

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Robert S. Strauss Building
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 887-4000

Stats

Chairman: Kim Koopersmith
Recruiting Chairs: David H. Botter (New York and Firmwide), Matt Zmigrosky (Dallas), Susan Leader (Los Angeles), Alison Chen (Houston), Charlie Johnson (Washington, DC), Katherine M. Katchen (Philadelphia)

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,700/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
56 out of 56 (2Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Dallas, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Houston, TX
Irvine, CA
Longview, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
San Antonio, TX
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Abu Dhabi
Beijing
Dubai
Frankfurt
Geneva
Hong Kong
London
Moscow
Singapore

Major Departments & Practices

Aerospace & Defense
American Indian Law & Policy
Antitrust
Aviation
Bank Finance
Capital Markets
Climate Change
Commercial Litigation
Communications & Information Technology
Construction
Corporate
Corporate Governance
Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection
Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation (ERISA)
Energy
Entertainment & Media
Environment, Natural Resources & Land Health Care
International Corporate Transactions
International Trade
Investment Funds
Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Product Liability
Public Law & Policy
Real Estate & Finance
Regulatory
Securities Enforcement & Litigation
Supreme Court & Appellate
Tax
White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations