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Steptoe & Johnson LLP

1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 429-3000

Firm Stats

Chair: Philip R. West
Hiring Partners: Patrick Linehan and Patricia Palacios
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
250 - 500
No. of Partners Named 2021:

Base Salary

Washington, DC:
Class of 2021: $202,500
Class of 2020: $205,000
Class of 2019: $215,000
Class of 2018: $240,000
Class of 2017: $275,000
Class of 2016: $305,000
Class of 2015: $330,000
Class of 2014: $350,000
Class of 2013: $365,000
Summer Associate: $3,465/week

Employment Contact

Kieran Riley
Manager, Lateral Legal Talent Acquisition
(202) 862-3887
General Recruiting Email (attorneys):

No. of U.S. Offices: 5

No. of International Offices: 4

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC (HQ) | Beijing
Hong Kong

Major Departments

Investigations & White-Collar Defense:
White-Collar Defense |
Intellectual Property:
Intellectual Property |
International Trade, Compliance & Investment:
Export Controls
Economic Sanctions |
Government Contracts
Commercial Litigation
Insurance & Reinsurance
Professional Liability
Employee Benefits & ERISA
Labor & Employment |
Regulatory & Legislative:
Internet, Telecom, & Media
Chemicals & Environment
Government Affairs & Public Policy |
Tax, Transactions, & Private Client:
Private Client
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.