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Baker McKenzie

300 East Randolph
Suite 5000
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 861-8000


Acting Chair: Jaime Trujillo
Hiring Partners: Emery Mitchell (California); Susan Ryba (Chicago); Michelle Hartmann (Dallas); Pamela Dayanim (DC); Michael Hamilton (Houston); William Roppolo (Miami); Scott Brandman (NY)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
5K - 6K

Base Salary

All Offices
1st year: $190,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
31 out of 34 (2Ls only) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
52 total (34 2Ls; 18 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
+69 international offices

Major Departments & Practices

Antitrust & Competition
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Consumer Goods & Retail
Compliance & Investigations
Dispute Resolution
Energy, Mining & Infrastructure
Employment & Compensation
Environment & Climate Change
Global Structuring & Integration
Information Technology & Communications
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
International Commercial & Trade
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Real Estate
Restructuring & Insolvency
White Collar Defense & Investigations in North America
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.