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Mayer Brown LLP

71 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 782-0600

Stats

Employer Type: Private
Chairman: Paul Theiss
Managing Partner: Jeremy Clay
Recruiting Chairs: J. Bradley Keck (National), Matt Ingber (New York), Krista Cooley, Alex Lakatos & Brian Netter (DC), David Saye (Charlotte), Mike Molano (Palo Alto), Debra Bogo-Ernst & Kevin Rang (Chicago), Michael F. Kerr (Los Angeles), & Shawn O’Brien (Houston)
Total No. Attorneys 2018: 1,500

Base Salary

U.S. 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
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: Based on the annualized salary of $190,000


Summer Associate Offers

51 out of 53 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Bangkok
Beijing
Brasilia*
Brussels
Dubai
Düsseldorf
Frankfurt
Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City
Hong Kong
London
Mexico City
Paris
Rio de Janeiro*
Sao Paulo*
Shanghai
Singapore
Tokyo
*Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown

Major Departments & Practices

Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Corporate & Securities
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
Employment & Benefits
Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement
Global Mobility & Migration
Government Relations & Public Law
Intellectual Property
International Trade
Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
National Security
Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
Real Estate
Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency
Risk Management
Tax
Technology Transactions