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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

125 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
Phone: (212) 558-4000

Stats

Employer Type: Private
Chairman: Joseph C. Shenker
Senior Chairman: H. Rodgin Cohen
Hiring Partner: Sergio J. Galvis
Total No. Attorneys 2018: 857

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $7,916.67 semi-monthly

Summer Associate Offers

104 out of 104 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

New York, NY (HQ)
Los Angeles, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Washington, DC
Beijing
Brussels
Frankfurt
Hong Kong
London
Melbourne
Paris
Sydney
Tokyo

Major Departments & Practices

General Practice/Corporate Law
Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance & Lending
Commercial Real Estate
Commodities, Futures & Derivatives
Executive Compensation & Benefits
Financial Services
Intellectual Property & Technology Transactions
Mergers & Acquisitions
Project Development & Finance
Restructuring
Litigation
Antitrust
Appellate
Arbitration
Bankruptcy
Congressional Investigations
Criminal Defense & Investigations
EU Competition
FCPA & Anti-Corruption
Financial Services Investigations & Litigation
Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation
International Trade & Investment/CFIUS
Labor & Employment
M&A Litigation
Securities Litigation
Whistleblower Litigation and Workplace Investigations
Tax
Estates & Personal