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"Dinsmore values and promotes diversity in the workplace, the legal profession, and the community. The firm also goes beyond its office walls by sponsoring and participating in a variety of programs that assist minority, women and LGBTQ law students seeking summer and full-time employment. The firm's Diversity Committee meets multiple times a year to maintain an annually-reviewed strategic plan and to address diversity topics including the workloads of minority attorneys and ways to enhance the mentorship program, and how to..."

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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

255 E. Fifth Street
Suite 1900
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 977-8200

Firm Stats

Managing Partner and Chairman: George H. Vincent
Hiring Partners: Alicia Bond-Lewis, Eric Combs, Christian Gonzalez
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
500 - 750

Base Salary

Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton
1st year: $125,000
Summer associate: $2,300/week Charleston, Huntington, Morgantown, and Wheeling
1st year: $100,000
Summer associate: $1,700/week Lexington and Louisville
1st year: $110,000
Summer associate: $2,000/week Pittsburgh
1st year: $130,000
Summer Associate: $2,300/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
21 out of 22 (2Ls) (2019)

No. of Summer Associates:
33 total (22 2Ls; 11 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Ms. Jennifer Stark
Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel
(513) 977-8200

Major Office Locations

Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Charleston, WV
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH (HQ)
Cleveland, OH
Columbus, OH
Covington, KY
Dayton, OH
Denver, CO
Detroit, MI
Frankfort, KY
Groton, CT
Huntington, WV
Lewisburg, WV
Lexington, KY
Los Angeles, CA
Louisville, KY
Morgantown, WV
Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
San Diego, CA
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC
Wayne, PA
Wheeling, WV

Major Departments

Corporate & Transactional
Employment, Labor, & Benefits
Intellectual Property