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"The Firm is committed to advancing diversity and creating an inclusive environment where lawyers from all backgrounds can excel. We recognize the critical importance of recruiting and retaining outstanding lawyers from different backgrounds, and we are committed to promoting diversity at all levels. Faiza Saeed is our Presiding Partner, which makes us one of only a handful of large law firms led by a woman. Additionally, six out of eleven of our most recently elected partners are women, including one woman who is Latina. We hope to..."

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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Worldwide Plaza
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 474-1000


Presiding Partner: Faiza J. Saeed
Hiring Partners: D. Scott Bennett (Corporate); Michael A. Paskin (Litigation)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
500 - 750

Base Salary

All offices
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
Summer associate: $3,700/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
82 out of 82 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
87 total (82 2Ls; 5 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

New York (HQ)

Major Departments & Practices

Executive Compensation and Benefits
Trusts and Estates
*See firm website for additional departments and specific practice areas and industries.