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Baker McKenzie

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


Acting Global Chair: Jaime Trujillo
Hiring Partners: Susan Ryba (Chicago); Michelle Hartmann (Dallas); Michael Hamilton (Houston); Scott Brandman (NY); William Roppolo (Miami); Emery Mitchell (California); Pamela Dayanim (DC)

Base Salary

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

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
43 out of 49 (2Ls only) (2017)

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