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Diversity

"Our commitment to diversity and inclusion starts at the top: for the first time this year, as part of the partner compensation process, partners will be asked to summarize their demonstrated efforts to help meet the firm's diversity and inclusion goals. We recently established a permanent Executive Diversity and Inclusion Committee (EDIC), held our inaugural Diversity Summit, and developed a new approach to networking and mentorship through Diversity Mentoring Circles. The EDIC members are selected from practice group and..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

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WilmerHale

Phone: (617) 526-6000 • (202) 663-6000

Firm Stats

Co-Managing Partners: Susan W. Murley and Robert T. Novick
Hiring Partners: John Hobgood & Sarah Petty (Boston); Ben Fernandez (Denver); Chris Casamassima (Los Angeles); Alan Schoenfeld & Erin Sloane (New York); Michael Mugmon (Palo Alto & San Francisco); Brenda Lee & Ben Neaderland (Washington, DC)
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
1K - 1.5K
No. of Partners Named 2011:
7
Billable-Hour Requirement:
2,000 hours

Base Salary

All offices
Entry Level: $202,500
1st Year Associate: 205,000
2nd Year Associate: $215,000
3rd Year Associate: $240,000
4th Year Senior Associate: $275,000
5th Year Senior Associate: $305,000
6th Year Senior Associate: $330,000
1st Year Counsel: $350,000
2nd Year and Above Counsel: $365,000
Summer Associate: $3,900

Employment Contact

Bronagh Hollywood
Director, Legal Personnel & Development
Bronagh.Hollywood@wilmerhale.com
(617) 526-5983
Caryn Webster
Legal Personnel & Development Specialist
Caryn.Webster@wilmerhale.com
(202) 247-2167
Recruiting contacts for all offices can be found at wilmerhale.com/en/careers/lawyers

No. of U.S. Offices: 7

No. of International Offices: 5

Major Office Locations

Boston, MA
Denver, CO
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC I Beijing
Berlin
Brussels
Frankfurt
London

Major Departments

Intellectual Property
Litigation/Controversy
Regulatory and Government Affairs
Securities
Transactional
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.