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Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


"We believe that by reflecting the composition and attributes of our clients and communities, we are better equipped to understand their needs and objectives. A key component of our firm's core values is to cultivate an inclusive culture. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are designed to: 1) foster mutual professional and personal respect; 2) create an environment in which individual contributions are valued and where biases based on race, gender, sexual orientation, or any other category do not exist; 3) attract the best and..."

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Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

One Logan Square
Suite 2000
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 988-2700


Employer Type: Private
Chairman & CEO: Andrew C. Kassner
Executive Partners: William M. Connolly, Judith E. Reich
Hiring Partner: Justin O. Kay
Total No. Attorneys 2018: 575

Base Salary

Chicago, DC, LA, NY, SF
1st year: $180,000
Summer associate: $3,462/week

Other Offices
1st year: $160,000
Summer associate $3,077/week

Summer Associate Offers

20 out of 20 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

Philadelphia, PA (HQ)
Albany, NY
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Florham Park, NJ
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE
London (Drinker Biddle & Reath (UK) LLP)

Major Departments & Practices

Corporate Restructuring
Class Actions
Customs and International Trade
Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
Environment and Energy
Financial Services
Government and Regulatory Affairs
Government Contracts
Health Care
Information Governance and eDiscovery
Insurance Litigation and Coverage
Insurance Regulatory and Transactional
Intellectual Property
Investment Management
Labor and Employment
Lobbying, Policy and Advocacy
Privacy and Data Security
Products Liability and Mass Tort
Real Estate
SEC & Regulatory Enforcement Defense
Telecommunications and Mass Media
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations