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"Law firms thrive or fail based on the quality of their work. Schiff Hardin has thrived for over 150 years because it knows-and has known for a long time- that diverse teams are more successful than homogeneous teams. The best ideas come when lawyers with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives-lawyers who don't look at the world the same way-share ideas with each other. Our Diversity Committee plays a critical and coordinating role in our diversity mission. That mission is to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a..."

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Schiff Hardin LLP

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


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)

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 & Practices

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