Skip to Main Content
Go to Why Work Here page
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP logo

2019 DIVERSITY DATABASE UNDERWRITER Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Diversity

"The firm views diversity as one of our greatest strengths, as stated in our diversity mission statement: "Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP believes that the diversity of our attorneys is vital to our continuing ability to provide the highest quality legal services to our clients in the global community we serve. In order to maintain and build on our present success we must recruit, retain, mentor and promote outstanding individuals from diverse backgrounds, who bring to the practice of law a variety of perspectives, experiences and values...."

Read more from this firm's Diversity Report (PDF)
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.

Click here to access the Law Firm Diversity Database.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 455-2000

Stats

Chairman of Executive Committee: William R. Dougherty
Hiring Partners: Rajib Chanda, Nicholas Goldin, and Krista Miniutti
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

Base Salary

All U.S. 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: $3,660/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
98 out of 98 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
108 total (98 2Ls; 10 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

New York, NY (HQ)
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Washington, DC I Beijing
Hong Kong
London
São Paolo
Tokyo

Major Departments & Practices

Banking and Credit
Capital Markets
Financial Institutions
Executive Compensations and Employee Benefits
Exempt Organizations
Government and Internal Investigations
Intellectual Property
International Regulatory and Compliance
Investment Funds
Labor and Employment
Litigation
Mergers and Acquisitions – Corporate M&A and Private Equity
Personal Planning
Private Capital and Special Situations
Public Company Advisory Practice
Real Estate and REITs
Restructuring and Bankruptcy
Tax
*See firm website for additional departments and specific practice areas and industries