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Clifford Chance US LLP

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

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Matthew Layton
U.S. Managing Partner: Evan Cohen
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
2.5K - 3K
No. of Partners Named 2021:
4

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $205,000
2nd year: $215,000
3rd year: $240,000
4th year: $275,000
5th year: $305,000
6th year: $330,000
7th year: $350,000
8th year: $365,000
9th year+: $365,000
Summer associate: $8,541.67/semi-monthly

Employment Contact

Sarah Posner
Head of Legal Recruiting—U.S.
sarah.posner@cliffordchance.com
Global recruiting contacts at cliffordchance.com/usrecruiting

No. of U.S. Offices: 2

No. of International Offices: 30

Major Office Locations

New York, NY
Washington, DC I 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
*Affiliated office

Major Departments

Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Corporate
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Real Estate
Tax, Pensions & Employment
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.