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"Diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of Seyfarth Shaw's client-centered culture. Our programmatic work and tactical initiatives are embedded in every department within the Firm, throughout every aspect of the organization, and in how we work with our clients. As part of our diversity and inclusion framework, we focus on three key strategic areas that guide overall program development. Some programs can start as small pilots; when we know something works, we then scale firmwide. This mirrors Seyfarth's culture of innovation -..."

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 8000
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 460-5000


Chair and Managing Partner: Peter C. Miller
Hiring Attorneys: Steven Kennedy (Atlanta); Russell Swapp, Ariel Cudkowicz (Boston); Cory Hirsch, Amanda Sonneborn (Chicago); Mark Coffin (Houston); Laura Shelby, Aaron Lubeley, Richard Mendelson (LA); Lorie Almon, John Napoli (NY); Kristina Launey (Sacramento); Christian Rowley (SF); Robert Bodansky, Raymond Baldwin (DC)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

Base Salary

Boston; Century City; Chicago; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Washington, DC
1st year: $165,000
Summer Associates: $3,173/week New York
1st year: $180,000
Summer Associates: $3,461/week Atlanta & Houston
1st year: $160,000 Sacramento
1st year: $150,000

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
12 out of 14 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
17 total (14 2Ls; 3 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Century City, CA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Sacramento, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Hong Kong London

Major Departments & Practices

Employee Benefits
Labor & Employment
Real Estate
*See firm website for additional departments and specific practice areas and industries.