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"STEADFAST COMMITMENT Perkins Coie's vision is that we will be second to none in creating and fostering a diverse workforce that reflects the broader society, ensures opportunities for all attorneys, and advances Perkins Coie as the most trusted advisor to our clients. One of the most meaningful changes that the firm implemented during 2019-2020 was creating a Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan (SDIP) spearheaded by the firm's Strategic Diversity Committee. The SDIP aims to position the firm as "the best place to..."

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Perkins Coie LLP

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 359-8000

Firm Stats

Chair: Sunita Bali and Elvira Castillo
Hiring Partners: Sarah C. Gillstrom (Anchorage), Jose Villarreal (Austin), Donna L. Barnett (Bellevue), Erika E. Malmen (Boise), Pamela Berkowitz (Chicago), John Hardin (Dallas), Brian P. Kinnear (Denver), Lara J. Dueppen (Los Angeles), Autumn N. Nero (Madison), Alan Howard (NY), Victoria Q. Smith (Palo Alto), Karin S. Aldama (Phoenix), Heidee Stoller (Portland), Joseph P. Reid (San Diego), Camarin Madigan (San Francisco), Ulrike B. Connelly (Seattle), Kate S. Keane (DC)
Managing Partner: William G. Malley
Total No. Attorneys 2021:
1K - 1.5K
No. of Partners Named 2021:
Billable-Hour Requirement:
Varies by office.

Base Salary

Major Markets Only (All California offices; New York; Washington, DC; Dallas; Austin; and Chicago):
1st year: $205,000
2nd year: $215,000
3rd year: $240,000
4th year: $275,000
5th year: $305,000
6th year: $330,000
7th year: $350,000
8th year: $365,000

Employment Contact

Shelley Levine
Senior Attorney Recruiting Manager
(415) 344-7000

No. of U.S. Offices: 17

No. of International Offices: 3

Major Office Locations

Anchorage, AK
Austin, TX
Bellevue, WA
Boise, ID
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO
Los Angeles, CA
Madison, WI
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
Phoenix, AZ
Portland, OR
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA (HQ)
Washington, DC I Beijing

Major Departments

Emerging Companies & Venture Capital, Financial Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Technology Transactions & Privacy |
Commercial Litigation:
Antitrust, Privacy & Data Security, White Collar & Investigations |
Environment, Energy & Resources |
Intellectual Property:
Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising
| Labor & Employment | Personal Planning | Political Law | Product Liability | Real Estate & Land Use
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.