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Diversity

"Davis Polk is deeply committed to promoting diversity and inclusion at our firm and in the legal profession. Our culture of inclusiveness and respect is integral to our values and inherent in how we relate to our clients and each other. We believe that the diverse perspectives of our lawyers enhance our ability to provide creative solutions tailored to our clients' most challenging business needs. By the Numbers -Our lawyers come from 46 countries and collectively speak more than 40 languages -23% of our lawyers were born outside..."

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Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

450 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 450-4000

Stats

Employer Type: Private
Managing Partner: Thomas J. Reid
Hiring Partners: Maurice Blanco & Dana Seshens

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 1,030

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
Summer associate: $3,700/week

Summer Associate Offers

135 out of 135 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

New York, NY (HQ)
Northern California
Washington, DC
Beijing
Hong Kong
London
Madrid
Paris
São Paulo
Tokyo

Major Departments & Practices

Antitrust & Competition
Capital Markets
Corporate Governance
Credit
Derivatives and Structured Products
Environmental
Executive Compensation
Financial Institutions
FinTech
Restructuring
Intellectual Property & Technology
Investment Management
Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Real Estate
Tax
Trusts & Estates
White Collar Criminal Defense