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Williams & Connolly LLP

725 Twelfth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 434-5000


Executive Director: Jennifer Scott
Managing Partner: R. Hackney Wiegmann
Hiring Committee Chair: Ellen E. Oberwetter
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
250 - 500

Base Salary

1st year: $200,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $230,000
4th year: $260,000
5th year: $285,000
6th year: $310,000
7th year: $330,000
8th year: $345,000
9th year: $350,000
Summer associate: $3,845/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
The firm says: "Because many of Williams & Connolly’s summer associates obtain judicial clerkships, formal offers are only extended after the clerks receive permission from judges to request offers. Typically, all summer associates who request offers are welcomed for permanent employment.”

No. of Summer Associates:
31 total (All 2Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Civil Litigation and Trial Practice
Criminal Defense and Government Investigations
Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.