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"A Year of Change Perkins Coie's history of taking an innovative, intentional approach to diversity and inclusion goes back more than a decade, and the firm has numerous existing programs and policies that support the hiring, retention, and advancement of diverse lawyers. Our diversity efforts are continually evolving, however, and 2018-2019 have been particularly eventful years. At the start of 2019, "inclusion" was officially added to the diversity department's name, signaling an important refocusing of our efforts..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

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Perkins Coie LLP

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

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: William G. Malley
Hiring Partners: Sarah C. Gillstrom (Anchorage), Donna L. Barnett (Bellevue), Kelly A. Cameron (Boise), John P. Schreiner (Chicago), Kyle I. Wood (Dallas), Brian P. Kinnear (Denver), Charles H. Samel (Los Angeles), Autumn N. Nero (Madison), Schuyler G. Carroll (NY), Julie E. Schwartz (Palo Alto), Karin S. Aldama (Phoenix), Christopher W. Rich (Portland), Joseph P. Reid (San Diego), Sunita Bali (San Francisco), Justin L. Moon (Seattle), Kate S. Keane (DC)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
1K - 1.5K

Base Salary

Salaries vary among offices based on location.

Summer Program

No. of Summer Associates:
76 total (48 2Ls; 28 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

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

Major Office Locations

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
Seattle, WA (HQ)
Washington, DC

Major Departments

Bankruptcy, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital, 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.