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"Mayer Brown is a place where the ability to grow and prosper is contingent only upon each individual's ability and commitment, a place where we celebrate and transcend our differences, and a place where our shared values of excellence and teamwork unite us. Diversity broadens our knowledge and skills and equips us to respond to the challenges of serving a clientele that spans the globe. We view the attainment of diversity at all levels of our organization as crucial to-and a natural result of-building a cohesive, successful law..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

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Mayer Brown

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

Firm Stats

Chairman: Paul Theiss
Managing Partner: Jeremy Clay
Recruiting Chairs: J. Bradley Keck (National), Joe Castelluccio (NY), Krista Cooley, Alex Lakatos & Brian Netter (DC), David Saye (Charlotte), Mike Molano (Palo Alto), Debra Bogo-Ernst (Chicago), Bronwyn Pollock (LA), & Shawn O’Brien (Houston)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
1.5K - 2K

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

Summer Program

No. of Summer Associates:
51 total (42 2Ls; 9 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

See firm website for more information.

Major Office Locations

Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Ho Chi Minh City
Hong Kong
Mexico City
Rio de Janeiro*
São Paulo*
*Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown

Major Departments

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
Technology Transactions
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.