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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: John Koenig (Atlanta); Jonathan P. Froemel (Chicago); William A. Nolan (Columbus); Jason Clagg (Fort Wayne); Robert W. Stead (Grand Rapids); William E. Padgett (Indianapolis); Jennifer Tudor-Wright (Indianapolis); David C. Allen (Los Angeles); Brad Frank (Minneapolis); Phillip Faccenda (South Bend); Christine McCarthy (Washington, DC); Mark W. Bayer (Dallas)
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
500 - 750

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $105,000-$180,000
Summer Associate: $2,000-$3,400/week* *Salaries vary by location.

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
12 out of 13 (2Ls) (2019)

No. of Summer Associates:
20 total (20 2Ls; 7 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Jesse Reeves
Director of Legal Recruiting
(302) 300-3445

Major Office Locations

Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL
Columbus, OH
Dallas, TX
Detroit-Metro, MI
Elkhart, IN
Fort Wayne, IN
Grand Rapids, MI
Indianapolis, IN (HQ)
Los Angeles, CA
Minneapolis, MN
New York, NY
Raleigh, NC
Salt Lake City, UT
San Diego, CA
South Bend, IN
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE

Major Departments

Creditors’ Rights, Restructuring and Bankruptcy
Government Services
Intellectual Property
Labor and Employment
Real Estate
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.