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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

333 South Hope Street
43rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: (213) 620-1780


Executive Committee Chairman: Guy N. Halgren
Hiring Partners: Ronda Jamgotchian (Century City); Moe Keshavarzi & Olivier Théard (Los Angeles); Edward Tillinghast, III (New York); Dan Bane (Orange County); William Ahmann (Palo Alto); Jeralin Cardoso (Del Mar); John Dineen & Michael Leake (San Diego); Babak Yousefzadeh & Rob Guite (San Francisco); Don Williams (Shanghai); Paul Werner (Washington, DC); Kevin Cloutier & Larry Eppley(Chicago); Seth Kim (Seoul)

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
31 out of 33 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Los Angeles, CA (Century City)
Los Angeles, CA (Downtown)
New York, NY
Orange County, CA (Costa Mesa)
Palo Alto, CA
San Diego, CA (Del Mar)
San Diego, CA (Downtown)
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Corporate and Securities
Entertainment, Technology and Advertising
Food and Drug Regulatory
Global Climate Change
Government Contracts, Investigations and International Trade
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
International Business
Labor & Employment
Land Use & Natural Resources
Real Estate
Tax, Estate Planning and Private Wealth Litigation
White Collar & Civil Fraud Defense