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Diversity

"Sheppard Mullin is committed to diversity and inclusion and we recognize its importance to our workplace and clients. Numbers are important, but we know that retaining and advancing diverse attorneys is critical. By providing an inclusive and welcoming workplace and resources that support and develop our diverse attorneys, we embrace the diverse skills and perspectives that make us better problem-solvers for our clients. Sheppard Mullin's full-time Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Talent Management Strategy works closely with the..."

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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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

Stats

Executive Committee Chairman: Guy N. Halgren
Hiring Partners: Ronda Jamgotchian (Century City); Daniel McQueen & Olivier Théard (LA); Jeff Kern(NY); Dan Bane (Orange County); John Booher (Palo Alto); Jeralin Cardoso (Del Mar); John Dineen & Whitney Hodges (San Diego); Dylan Ballard & Jennifer Renk (SF); Don Williams (Shanghai); Paul Werner (DC); Kevin Cloutier & Larry Eppley (Chicago); Seth Kim (Seoul)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

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:
27 out of 27 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
29 total (27 2Ls; 2 1Ls) (2018)

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
Brussels
London
Shanghai
Seoul

Major Departments & Practices

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.