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Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

2555 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: (816) 474-6550

Firm Stats

Chairman and Managing Partner: Madeleine McDonough
Recruiting Chair: Carrie McAtee
Total No. Attorneys (2019):
500 - 750

Base Salary

Miami; Orange County; San Francisco
1st year: $160,000
Summer Associate: $3,050/week Kansas City, Tampa
1st year: $130,000
Summer Associate: $2,500/week Seattle
1st year: $145,000
Summer Associate: $2,750/week Washington, DC
1st year: $170,000
Summer Associate: $3,250/week Houston
1st year: $180,000
Summer Associate: $3,450/week Chicago
1st year: $190,000
Summer Associate: $3,650/week

Employment Contact

Colleen M. Liesmann
Director of Legal Recruiting
(816) 474-6550

No. of U.S. Offices: 14

No. of International Offices: 1

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Denver, CO
Houston, TX
Kansas City, MO (HQ)
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
Orange County, CA
Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC

Major Departments

Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property Prosecution and Litigation
Environmental and Toxic Tort
Privacy and Data Security
Product Liability Defense
Regulatory Counseling
*See firm website for additional departments and specific practice areas and industries.