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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

Stats

Managing Partner: Michael B. Ray
Recruiting Chair: Paul A. Ainsworth
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
100 - 150

Base Salary

1st year: $190,000
"After the first year, salaries are meritocratic, not lock-step, though generally follow the updated 'Cravath scale.'”
Summer associate (2L): $3,654/week
Summer associate (1L): $3,300/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
3 out of 4 (2Ls) (2017)

No. of Summer Associates:
8 total (4 2Ls; 4 1Ls) (2017)

Employment Contact

Rob Hashimoto
Legal Recruiting Manager
(202) 772-8603
rhashimoto@sternekessler.com

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC

Major Departments

Patent Litigation
Utility Patents
Design Patents
Business Methods
Due Diligence
Hatch Waxman: Generic & Proprietary
Interferences
ITC Section 337
Investigations
Licensing Trial & Appeals
Patent Office Litigation (PTAB)
Patent Prosecution
Strategic IP Advice
Trade Secret/Unfair Competition
Trademark & Brand Protection