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"Perkins Coie continues to systemically focus on broad education, as well as the recruitment, retention and promotion of our diverse attorneys. As we leverage existing programs and build upon the success of strategic initiatives developed since 2016, we are excited to drive new diversity success through the implementation of: the Perkins Rule and Resume Books to increase diverse lateral hires; a Sponsorship Program to retain diverse, high potential attorneys; and the continuation of signature recruitment and retention programs such as the..."

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Perkins Coie LLP

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


Employer Type: Private
Managing Partner: John M. Devaney
Hiring Partners: Sarah C. Gillstrom (Anchorage), Donna L. Barnett (Bellevue), Kelly A. Cameron (Boise), Jeannil D. Boji (Chicago), Steve Smith (Dallas), Brian P. Kinnear (Denver), Charles Samel (Los Angeles), Autumn N. Nero (Madison), Schuyler G. Carroll (New York), Julie Schwartz (Palo Alto), Karin S. Aldama (Phoenix), Christopher W. Rich (Portland), Thomas N. Millikan (San Diego), James W. McTarnaghan (San Francisco), Justin L. Moon (Seattle), Kate S. Keane (DC)

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 1,057

Base Salary

Salaries vary among offices based on location.

Summer Associate Offers

38 out of 42 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

Seattle, WA (HQ)
Anchorage, AK
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
Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance & Securities
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Environment, Energy & Resources
Financial Transactions & Restructuring
Government Contracts
Insurance Coverage Litigation
Intellectual Property
International Business
Investigations & White Collar Defense
Labor & Employment
Patent Litigation
Patent Prosecution
Personal Planning
Political Law
Privacy & Data Security
Private Equity
Product Liability
Real Estate & Land Use
Technology Transactions & Privacy
Trademark & Copyright