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1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 663-6000


Employer Type: Private
Co-Managing Partners: Susan W. Murley and Robert T. Novick
Hiring Partners: Mark Ford (Boston); Natalie Hanlon Leh & Andy Spielman (Denver); Randall Lee (Los Angeles); Alan Schoenfeld & Erin Sloane (New York); Mark Flanagan (Palo Alto); Jonathan Paikin (Washington)

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 1,065

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
Summer associate: $3,700/week

Summer Associate Offers

85 out of 85 (2Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Boston, MA
Denver, CO
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Intellectual Property
Regulatory and Government Affairs