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Clifford Chance US LLP

31 West 52nd St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 878-8000

Stats

Employer Type: Private
Managing Partner: Matthew Layton
U.S. Managing Partner: Evan Cohen
Recruiting Chairs: Nicholas R. Williams & Steve Nickelsburg
Total No. Attorneys 2018: 2,500

Base Salary

New York, NY
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
9th year+: $350,000
Summer associate: $7,916.67/semi-monthly

Summer Associate Offers

21 out of 22 (2Ls only) (2018)

Major Office Locations

New York, NY
Washington, DC
Abu Dhabi
Amsterdam
Barcelona
Beijing
Brussels
Bucharest
Casablanca
Dubai
Düsseldorf
Frankfurt
Hong Kong
Istanbul
London
Luxembourg
Madrid
Milan
Moscow
Munich
Newcastle
Paris
Perth
Prague
Rome
São Paulo
Seoul
Shanghai
Singapore*
Sydney
Tokyo
Warsaw

Major Departments & Practices

Antitrust/Competition
Arbitration
Asset Finance
Banking & Finance
Bank Lending
Capital Markets
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Finance/Securities
Energy & Infrastructure
ERISA/Executive Compensation
Financial Services Regulatory
Funds & Investment Management
Insurance
Investigations
Latin America
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Project Finance
Real Estate
REITs
Regulatory Enforcement and White Collar
Restructuring & Insolvency
Securities Litigation
Structured Finance
Tax, Pensions & Employment