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Carlton Fields, P.A.


"At Carlton Fields, diversity is an important part of who we are. Long before our clients expected it, and before diversity gained currency in the legal marketplace, we actively recruited, hired, and promoted men and women with different ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds, orientations, and perspectives. We are a stronger firm due to our inclusiveness. Our culture of diversity promotes more thoughtful communication, more purposeful collaboration, more varied perspectives, and more creative solutions as we address our clients' needs..."

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Carlton Fields, P.A.

4221 West Boy Scout Boulevard
Suite 1000
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: (813) 223-7000

Firm Stats

President & CEO: Gary L. Sasso
Hiring Partner: John “Jack” E. Clabby

Base Salary

1st year: $150,000
Summer associate: $2,900/week
1st year: $140,000
Summer associate: $2,700/week
Los Angeles; New York; Washington, DC
1st year: $160,000
Summer associate: $3,100/week
1st year: $155,000
Summer associate: $3,000/week
1st year: $120,000
Summer associate: $2,300/week
1st year: $110,000
Summer associate: $2,100/week
1st year: $130,000
Summer associate: $2,500/week
West Palm Beach
1st year: $145,000
Summer associate: $2,800/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
4 out of 4 (2017)

Employment Contact

Naila Townes Ahmed
Director of Legal Talent Management
Phone: (813) 223-7000
Fax: (813) 229-4133

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Hartford, CT
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Orlando, FL
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC
West Palm Beach, FL

Major Departments

Appellate Practice and Trial Support
Business Transactions
Financial Services–Regulatory
Financial Services and Insurance Litigation
Government Law and Consulting
Health Care
Insurance—Financial Lines; Property and Casualty
Intellectual Property
Labor and Employment and ERISA
Manufacturing and Raw Materials (Asbestos; Food, Beverage, Dietary Supplement, and Personal Care Products; Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices)
National Appellate Practice and Trial Support
National Class Actions
National Trial Practice (Antitrust, Consumer Finance and Banking, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights, Products and Toxic Tort Liability, Real Property Litigation, Securities, and Derivative Litigation)
Real Estate (Development, Finance, and Title Insurance)
White Collar and Government Investigations