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With its Atlanta roots, Alston & Bird recruits heavily from the T14 and regional Georgia law schools. Grades are important, although being at the top of your class is less important if you come from an elite school. Interviews are a lot like the culture of the firm: laid back. While the...

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Alston & Bird LLP

One Atlantic Center
1201 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (404) 881-7000


Managing Partner: Richard R. Hays
Hiring Partners: Elizabeth A. Price (Atlanta); David A. Brown (DC); Ross R. Barton (Charlotte); Michael A. Kaeding (Raleigh); Natalie C. Clayton (New York); Kate Moseley (Dallas); Roger Cerda (Los Angeles); Ryan W. Koppelman (Silicon Valley)

Base Salary

Atlanta; North Carolina Offices
1st year: $165,000/$170,000 (Patent Bar Qualified)
Summer associate: $3,175/week Dallas; New York; DC; California Offices
1st year: $190,000
Summer Associate: $3,650/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
46 out of 46 (2Ls only) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA (HQ)
Charlotte, NC
Dallas, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Raleigh, NC
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Corporate & Finance
Environment, Land Development & Natural Resources
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Legislative & Public Policy
Privacy & Data Security