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Schiff Hardin LLP


"Schiff Hardin recognized long ago that supporting diverse attorneys is a critical part of our culture and our business. We have thrived for over 150 years because we know the best ideas come when lawyers with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives-lawyers who look at the world in different ways-collaborate and share ideas. We aim to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote diverse lawyers who look at the world in different ways. How do we accomplish these goals? First, we have created an affirmatively..."

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Schiff Hardin LLP

Willis Tower
233 South Wacker Dr., Suite 7100
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 258-5500

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Marci A. Eisenstein
Recruiting Chair: David C. Blickenstaff

Base Salary

All Offices
1st Year: $180,000
Summer associate: $3,450/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
14 out of 14 (2018)

Employment Contact

Noah Cooper
Senior Legal Recruiting Manager
(312) 258-4627

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL (HQ)
Ann Arbor, MI
Lake Forest, IL
New York, NY
Newport Beach, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC

Major Departments

Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights
Class Action Litigation
Corporate & Securities
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Energy & Public Utilities
Financial Institutions
Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment
Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
Private Companies
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Product Liability
Public Companies
Public Finance
Public Law
Real Estate
Reinsurance & Insurance
Securities & Futures Regulation
Sustainable Energy & Climate Change
White Collar Crime & Corporate Compliance