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"One of the greatest strengths of Debevoise & Plimpton is our community. This has been true throughout the history of the firm. In recent years, we have built upon that strong foundation with specific community-building initiatives and firm-wide events. • This past year we instituted a new Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council, a 40+ lawyer group that works with our D&I Leadership Team to encourage dialogue on important issues affecting diversity and inclusion at Debevoise. We have also revamped our associate liaison..."

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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

919 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 909-6000

Firm Stats

Presiding Partner: Michael W. Blair
Hiring Partner: Nicole Levin Mesard
Total No. Attorneys 2021:
750 - 1K
No. of Partners Named 2021:

Base Salary

U.S. offices
1st year (class of 2021): $202,500
2nd year: $205,000
3rd year: $215,000
4th year: $240,000
5th year: $275,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $330,000
8th year: $350,000
9th year: $365,000
10th year: $375,000
Summer Associates: $3900/week

Employment Contact

Sandra E. Herbst
Director of Legal Recruiting
(212) 909-6657

No. of U.S. Offices: 3

No. of International Offices: 7

Major Office Locations

New York, NY (HQ)
Washington, DC I San Francisco | Frankfurt
Hong Kong

Major Departments

*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.