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"Diversity is a fundamental part of the Paul Hastings story. Over the past 60 years, we have established ourselves as one of the world's leading law firms and a leader in global diversity. Diversity is communicated from our most senior levels, throughout the firm, and our managing partners both serve on our Diversity Council. For years we've had progressive and active diversity programming, including Paul Hastings Affinity Networks (PHANs), which were launched in 2006. Over the past several years in particular, we have been building..."

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Paul Hastings LLP

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
Phone: (212) 318-6000


Employer Type: Private
Chair of Firm: Seth S. Zachary
Managing Partners: Greg M. Nitzkowski & Stephen H. Harris

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 983

Base Salary

All domestic 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: $3,700/week

Summer Associate Offers

75 out of 75 (2Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Century City, CA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Orange County, CA
Palo Alto, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Hong Kong
São Paulo

Major Departments & Practices

Banking and Finance
Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Capital Markets
Intellectual Property
Investment Management
Labor and Employment
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Mergers and Acquisitions
Project Finance
Real Estate
Regulatory Compliance
Securities Litigation
Tax Advisory Services