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Top salary and benefits

We recruit the best young lawyers from the best law schools and expect them to deliver results that far exceed those of associates at other firms.  We pay them accordingly.

Base salaries

Our base salaries start at $215,000 for first years and are among the highest in the country:

  • First year $215,000
  • Second year $225,000
  • Third year $245,000
  • Fourth year $280,000
  • Fifth year $305,000
  • Sixth year $330,000

Year-end bonuses

We believe that our associates should share in our firm’s successes.  We pay year-end bonuses based on firm revenue.  Associate bonuses beat the market every year, often by multiples, and have been as high as $700,000.

Clerkship bonuses

We recruit outstanding judicial clerks and pay them signing bonuses well above market.  Our clerkship bonus is $140,000.

401(k) contributions

Each year, the firm contributes an amount equal to three percent of salary (up to the legally allowed maximum) into each associate’s fully vested 401(k) plan.

Healthcare

We provide all our employees and their families with top-notch health insurance and vision and dental plans, and pay for 100% of premiums.

Generous and flexible family-leave benefits

We recognize that the birth or adoption of a new child is one of the most exciting and stressful times in the life of any parent.  Our paid parental leave is flexible and generous, allowing parents to take the time they need to care for and bond with their new child.

Lots of other perks

We also provide other perks—from a kitchen stocked with top-quality snacks and drinks to cell phone reimbursements to adventure-filled firm bonding days.