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1100 New York Avenue. NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 371-2600
Managing Partner: Michael B. Ray
Recruiting Chair: Paul A. Ainsworth
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
100 - 150
No. of Partners Named 2021:
Associates may select an annualized billable-hour goal between 1,400 and 2,000 hours in 100-hour increments.
1st year: TBD
2nd year+: After the first year, salaries are meritocratic, not lockstep.
Summer Associate: TBD
Legal Recruiting Manager
General Recruiting Email: Recruiting2@sternekessler.com
No. of U.S. Offices: 1
No. of International Offices: 0
Hatch Waxman: Generic & Proprietary
ITC Section 337
Licensing Trial & Appeals
Patent Office Litigation (PTAB)
Strategic IP Advice
Trade Secret/Unfair Competition
Trademark & Brand Protection
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.