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Diversity

"At Clifford Chance, we are committed to enhancing diversity at the Firm and to fostering a supportive work environment in which all employees - regardless of racial or ethnic background, sexual orientation or gender - can develop to their fullest potential and contribute their best work to the success of the Firm and its clients. The Firm's success is built on the unique skills, perspectives, experience and values of our lawyers and staff. It is the Firm's policy to provide equal opportunity and equal terms and conditions of employment to..."

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Clifford Chance US LLP

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

Stats

Managing Partner: Matthew Layton
U.S. Managing Partner: Evan Cohen
Recruiting Chairs: Nicholas R. Williams & Steve Nickelsburg
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
2.5K - 3K

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 Program

Summer Associate Offers:
21 out of 22 (2Ls only) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
24 total (22 2Ls; 1 1L; 1 SEO)

Employment Contact

Nicholas R. Williams
Hiring Partner, New York
(212) 878-8000
Steve Nickelsburg
Hiring Partner, Washington, DC
(202) 912-5000
See firm website for more information.

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
*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.