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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Diversity

"Sheppard Mullin focuses tremendous resources on every phase of an attorney's career with the Firm, all the way from the first year of practice through the equity partner selection process. In addition, the Firm is transparent with both associates and partners regarding its finances, strategy and statistics and the criteria for partnership. • Affinity groups for diverse attorneys continue to play an essential role in helping us to retain and develop diverse associates as they advance through the Firm. Besides monthly..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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

Firm Stats

Executive Committee Chairman: Guy N. Halgren
Hiring Partners: : Ronda Jamgotchian (Century City); Daniel McQueen & Heather Plocky (LA); Jeff Kern(NY); Michael McKinnon (Orange County); John Booher (Palo Alto); Travis Anderson (Del Mar); Whitney Hodges (San Diego); Dylan Ballard & Jennifer Renk (SF); Don Williams (Shanghai); Paul Werner & Ray Rutngamlug (DC); Kevin Cloutier & Larry Eppley (Chicago); Seth Kim (Seoul); Dwight Francis (Dallas)
No. of Partners Named 2020:
21
Billable-Hour Requirement:
1,900

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

Employment Contact

Bess Sully
Chief Human Resources Officer
(213) 455-7619
bsully@sheppardmullin.com
For a full list of office-specific employment contacts, visit sheppardmullin.com/careers

No. of U.S. Offices: 11

No. of International Offices: 4

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 I Brussels
London
Shanghai
Seoul

Major Departments

Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Bankruptcy and Restructuring
China
Communications
Corporate and Securities
Entertainment, Technology and Advertising
Environmental
Finance
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
Litigation
Real Estate
Tax, Estate Planning and Private Wealth Litigation
White Collar & Civil Fraud Defense
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.