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"Our mission is focused on the recruitment, retention, and professional development of diverse talent. We are dedicated to and focused on creating a culture of inclusion that extends to all our personnel and our clients. Diversity, inclusion and equity are embedded in all that we do - they're part of our DNA. We support diverse law students by providing the tools and opportunities to succeed in law school and in the legal profession through various diverse summer associate programs and scholarships. We also partner with clients..."

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Reed Smith LLP

Reed Smith Centre
225 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 288-3131

Firm Stats

Global Managing Partner: Alexander Thomas
Total No. Attorneys 2021:
1.5K - 2K
No. of Partners Named 2021:
Billable-Hour Requirement:
1,900; 2,000 for discretely bonus eligibility

Base Salary

Austin; Century City; Chicago; Dallas; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; San Francisco; Tysons; Washington, DC:
1st year: $190,000
Summer Associate: $7,917/semi-monthly Miami, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton, Richmond, Wilmington:
1st year: $160,000-$175,000
Summer Associate: $6,667-$7,292/semi-monthly

Employment Contact

Jennifer Ross
Director of U.S. Legal Recruiting
(412) 288-4194

No. of U.S. Offices: 17

No. of International Offices: 13

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Century City, CA
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Princeton, NJ
Richmond, VA
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Tysons, VA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE I Abu Dhabi
Hong Kong

Major Departments

Energy & Natural Resources
Entertainment & Media
Financial Industry Group
Global Corporate Group
Global Commercial Disputes
Global Regulatory Enforcement
Insurance Recovery
IP Tech & Data
Labor & Employment
Life Sciences Health Industry
Real Estate
Records & E-Discovery
State Tax
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.