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Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

1100 New York Avenue. NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 371-2600

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Michael B. Ray
Recruiting Chair: Paul A. Ainsworth
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
100 - 150
No. of Partners Named 2021:
Billable-Hour Requirement:
Associates may select an annualized billable-hour goal between 1,400 and 2,000 hours in 100-hour increments.

Base Salary

1st year: TBD
2nd year+: After the first year, salaries are meritocratic, not lockstep.
Summer Associate: TBD

Employment Contact

Rob Hashimoto
Legal Recruiting Manager
(202) 772-8603
General Recruiting Email:

No. of U.S. Offices: 1

No. of International Offices: 0

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC

Major Departments

Patent Litigation
Utility Patents
Design Patents
Business Methods
Due Diligence
Hatch Waxman: Generic & Proprietary
ITC Section 337
Licensing Trial & Appeals
Patent Office Litigation (PTAB)
Patent Prosecution
Strategic IP Advice
Trade Secret/Unfair Competition
Trademark & Brand Protection
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.