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"At Barnes & Thornburg, diversity and inclusion is not just an initiative or program. Instead, diversity and inclusion are part of our firm's long-standing core values. More, we are working every day to insure that diversity and inclusion are fully and deliberately integrated into the way we do business — from recruiting, to staffing, to the assembly of client service teams, procurement, promotion and advancement. We made a deliberate investment to this end in Q4 2016, when the decision was made to create an executive-level..."

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP

11 South Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 236-1313

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Robert T. Grand
Summer/Hiring Partners: Stuart C. Johnson (Atlanta); Jonathan P. Froemel (Chicago); William A. Nolan (Columbus); David M. Powlen (Delaware); Philip J. Faccenda, Jr. (Elkhart); Jason T. Clagg (Fort Wayne); Robert W. Sikkel (Grand Rapids); William E. Padgett (Indianapolis); David C. Allen (Los Angeles); Christopher W. Fowlkes (Minneapolis); Mark Adey (South Bend); Karen A. McGee (Washington, DC); Mark W. Bayer (Dallas)
Lateral Legal Hiring: Jesse Reeves

Base Salary

Varies by market:
1st year: $115,000-$165,000/annual
Summer associate: $1,000-2,500/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
11 out of 11 (2Ls only) (2016)

Employment Contact

Brian L. Burdick
Indianapolis Managing Partner
(317) 231-7393

Major Office Locations

Indianapolis, IN (HQ)
Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL
Columbus, OH
Dallas, TX
Elkhart, IN
Fort Wayne, IN
Grand Rapids, MI
Indianapolis, IN
Los Angeles, CA
Minneapolis, MN
San Diego, CA
South Bend, IN
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE

Major Departments

Advertising and Marketing
Agriculture and Food
Antitrust and Competition Law
Associations and Foundations
Aviation and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Charter Schools and School Innovation
Climate Change
Cloud Computing and Cyber-Security
Colleges and Universities
Community Development and Tax Credit Financing
Data Security and Privacy
Defense, Aerospace and National Security
eDiscovery, Data and Document Management
Energy, Telecommunications and Utilities
Entertainment, Media and Sports
Federal Procurement
Finance, Insolvency and Restructuring
Financial Institutions
Franchising and Distribution
Global Services
Government Finance
Government Relations and Lobbying
Government Services
Health Care
Higher Education
Immigration and Global Mobility Services
Insurance Recovery and Counseling
Intellectual Property
International Trade
Internet and Technology Law
Labor and Employment Law
Life Sciences
Logistics and Transportation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Client Services
Real Estate
School Law
White Collar and Investigations