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Winston & Strawn LLP

35 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 558-5600


Employer Type: Private
Firm Chairman: Thomas P. Fitzgerald
Hiring Committee Co-Chairs: Suzanne Jaffe Bloom and Bill O’Neil

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 977

Base Salary

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: $3,653/week

Summer Associate Offers

74 out of 74 (2Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley
Washington, DC
Hong Kong

Major Departments & Practices

Appellate & Critical Motions
Corporate & Financial
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Government Regulations & Regulatory Affairs
Health Care
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
Labor & Employment
Maritime & Admiralty
Real Estate
Restructuring & Insolvency
Trusts & Estates