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Diversity

"DIVERSITY & INCLUSION At DLA Piper, our Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) mission is to emerge as a leader through insight, innovation, diversity and inclusion. We will put our people first as we work to deliver excellence in service to our clients. We accomplish this by working with firm leadership to integrate our goals and concepts into the way in which the Firm manages its people and business. OUR COMMITMENT Our D&I efforts are initiated and led from the very top of the global firm by our senior..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

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DLA Piper

1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Phone: (212) 335-4500

Firm Stats

Co-Chairmen (Americas): Roger Meltzer & Cameron “Jay” Rains; Incoming US Chairman: Frank Ryan
Co-US Managing Partners (Americas): Jackie Park & Richard Chesley
National Hiring Partners, Associate Recruiting: Kathryn Grasso and Raj Shah
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
4K - 4.5K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
33
Billable-Hour Requirement:
2,000

Base Salary

Atlanta; Phoenix; Raleigh; Short Hills
1st year: $170,000
Summer associate: $3,269/week All other U.S. Offices
1st year: $190,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week *Associate compensation is a set lockstep system (same base salary for each class year) according to market.

Employment Contact

Stacy Silverstone
Director of Legal Recruiting
(404) 736-7821
Stacy.Silverstone@dlapiper.com
https://www.dlapipercareers.us/

No. of U.S. Offices: 26

No. of International Offices: 66

Major Office Locations

Albany, NY
Atlanta, GA
Atlantic City, NJ
Austin, TX
Baltimore MD
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
Minneapolis, MN
New York, NY
Northern Virginia, VA
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix, AZ
Raleigh, NC
Sacramento, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Juan, PR
Seattle, WA
Short Hills, NJ
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE
+66 international locations

Major Departments

Corporate
Employment
Finance (including Investment Management & Real Estate Capital Markets)
Intellectual Property & Technology
Litigation & Regulatory
Real Estate
Restructuring
Tax
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.