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"Different perspectives and voices are critical to the success of any business, and the practice of law is no different. At Michael Best, diversity is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture; hiring and retaining diverse attorneys and staff; and helping advance their careers. Michael Best's diversity initiatives are guided by our Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Composed of attorneys and HR professionals, including practice group leaders, the committee takes an active role..."

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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

100 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 3300
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 271-6560


Managing Partner: David A. Krutz
Chief Human Resources Officer: Bill G. Kellner

Base Salary

1st year: $120,000 – $130,000
Summer Associate Internship:  $2,300 - $2500/week
Engineering EDGE Program Internship: $1,000/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
10 out of 11 (2Ls only) (2016)

Major Office Locations

Milwaukee, WI (HQ)
Austin, TX
Chicago, IL
Denver, CO
Madison, WI
Manitowoc, WI
Midvale, UT
Missoula, MT
Raleigh, NC
Salt Lake City, UT
Washington, DC
Waukesha, WI

Major Departments & Practices

Banking & Financial Services
Corporate & Transactional
Energy Law
Environmental & Natural Resources
Relations & Public Policy
Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment Relations
Real Estate