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"To enhance retention of a diverse workforce, King & Spalding has one of the most accommodating alternative schedule programs in the industry. Part-time and flexible arrangements are available on a short-term or long-term basis, and associates may remain on partnership track while working part-time and continue to earn credit towards partnership while working reduced hours. King & Spalding recognizes that a successful part-time policy assists in attracting and retaining top quality lawyers who are committed to their profession, the Firm,..."

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King & Spalding LLP

1180 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (404) 572-4600


Employer Type: Private
Chairman: Robert D. Hays Jr.
Recruiting Chairs: Michael E. Paulhus (Atlanta); Adam Gray (Austin); Mark V. Thigpen (Charlotte); Brandt Leibe (Houston); Peter A. Strotz (Los Angeles); Ellen M. Snare (New York); Donald F. Zimmer, Jr. (San Francisco); Timothy T. Scott (Silicon Valley); John H. Fontham (Washington, DC)

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 1,250

Base Salary

Starting salary for 1st year associates: $155,000 - $180,000 (depending on location)

Summer Associate Offers

43 out of 44 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Washington, DC
Abu Dhabi

Major Departments & Practices

Climate Change
Energy & Natural Resources
Financial Institutions
Global Islamic Finance & Investment
Global Finance
Government & Regulatory
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
Litigation & Disputes
Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Medical Devices
Real Estate