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Fish & Richardson


"Founded in 1878, Fish & Richardson is a global law firm with more than 375 attorneys and technology specialists practicing IP strategy and counseling, IP litigation, and business litigation. With eleven offices in the U.S. and one in Germany, Fish has represented premier inventors, including Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and the Wright brothers. As a Firm that serves the world's greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation almost inevitably are the result of seeing the world from multiple different..."

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Fish & Richardson

One Marina Park Drive
Boston, MA 02210-1878
Phone: (617) 542-5070

Firm Stats

President & CEO: Peter J. Devlin
Hiring Partner: Betty Chen
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
250 - 500

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
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
18 out of 18 (2Ls) (2019)

No. of Summer Associates:
29 total (18 2Ls; 11 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Kristine McKinney
Chief Legal Talent & Inclusion Officer
(612) 278-4556
See firm website for more information.

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Minneapolis, MN
New York, NY
San Diego, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE

Major Departments

Commercial Litigation
Patent Litigation
Patent Prosecution
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.