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Susman is incredibly selective in its hiring, incoming associates all have at least one federal clerkship-and many have two-under their belts and come from the top of their classes at schools like Yale, Harvard, and Columbia (though stars at regional schools are also represented). Incoming...

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Susman Godfrey LLP

1000 Louisiana
Suite 5100
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 651-9366


Employer Type: Private
Managing Partners: Stephen D. Susman & Neal Manne
Hiring Partner: Alex Kaplan

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 132

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $195,000
2nd year: $205,000
3rd year: $225,000
4th year: $260,000
5th year: $285,000
6th year: $310,000
7th year: $330,000
Summer associate: $3,500/week

Summer Associate Offers

5 of 9* (2Ls) (2017)

*The New York office makes offers of permanent employment only after the start of a judicial clerkship, not at the conclusion of the summer associate program, so New York summer associates are not included here.

Major Office Locations

Houston, TX (HQ)
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Seattle, WA

Major Departments & Practices

Business Disputes
Class Action & Aggregate Litigation
Energy & Environmental
General Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property
Insurance Litigation
Shareholder & Securities