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Steptoe & Johnson LLP


"• Sponsorship program: Launched in 2019, the Talent Sponsorship Program was designed to enhance our diverse and inclusive environment that helps our associates grow, contribute, and perform at their highest levels across the firm. For the purposes of the program, diversity was broadly defined: first generation lawyer, military veteran, working parent, second career, sexual or gender identity, ethnicity, and/or national origin. Protégés will receive professional skills coaching throughout the year, meet regularly with..."

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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 Partner: Patrick Linehan
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
250 - 500

Base Salary

Washington, DC
1st year: $190,000
Summer associate: $3,465/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
13 out of 13 (2Ls) (2019)

No. of Summer Associates:
18 total (13 2Ls; 5 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Legal Recruiting Manager
(202) 429-3000

Major Office Locations

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

Major Departments

Compliance, Investigations, Trade & Enforcement:
White-Collar and Government Investigations
Anti-corruption, Export Controls, and Sanctions
International Trade
Government Contracts
Litigation & Arbitration:
Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property
Insurance, Reinsurance & Professional Liability
ERISA Investigations and Labor & Employment
Regulatory & Legislative:
Government Affairs & Public Policy
Tax, Transactions & Private Clients:
Tax & Private Client
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.