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Dechert LLP


"As a truly global law firm, working together effectively to deliver service to our clients requires us to value and respect each other, in all our diversity. Our core values underscore our inclusive approach and embody our commitment to our work, clients and talent. With these principles in mind, we strive to: • Maintain an inclusive environment that cultivates and values different backgrounds and perspectives. • Harness the power of difference to enrich our relationships with clients through diverse and..."

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Dechert LLP

Three Bryant Park
1095 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 698-3500

Firm Stats

Chairman: Andrew Levander
CEO: Henry N. Nassau
Chair, Hiring Committee: James A. Lebovitz
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

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
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

No. of Summer Associates:
51 total (48 2Ls; 3 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Daniel Gunthas Vatanaviggun
Global Director, Legal Recruiting
(212) 641-5660

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Hartford, CT
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Orange County, CA
Philadelphia, PA
Princeton, NJ
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC
Hong Kong

Major Departments

Banking & Financial Institutions
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Energy & Natural Resources
Financial Restructuring
Financial Services & Investment Management
Global Finance
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
International Trade & Government Regulation
Life Sciences
Private Client
Pro Bono
Product Liability and Mass Torts
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.