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127 Public Square, Suite 2000
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: (216) 621-0200
Chairman: Paul M. Schmidt
Hiring Partner: Ronald S. Okada
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K
1st year: $145,000
Summer associate: $2,788/week Other Offices
1st year: $120,000–$190,000 (varies by office)
Summer Associate Offers:
28 out of 30* (2Ls) (2018) *Number does not include those pursuing clerkships.
No. of Summer Associates:
44 total (33 2Ls; 11 1Ls) (2018)
Cleveland, OH (HQ)
Costa Mesa, CA
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Legislative & Regulatory
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.