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Baker McKenzie

300 East Randolph St.
Suite 5000
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 861-8000

Firm Stats

Acting Chair: Milton Cheng
Hiring Partners: Emery Mitchell (California); Susan Ryba (Chicago); Melinda Phelan (Dallas); Summer Austin (DC); Michael Hamilton (Houston); William Roppolo (Miami); Reza Nader (NY)
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
5K - 6K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
85
Billable-Hour Requirement:
2,000

Base Salary

All Offices
1st year: $190,000
Summer Associate: $3,654/week

Employment Contact

Kristina Gajewicz
Director of Recruitment, Americas
kristina.gajewicz@bakermckenzie.com
Recruiting contacts for all North America offices can be found at bakermckenzie.com/en/locations/north-america#careers.  All applicants apply directly through out website, no email submissions are accepted.

No. of U.S. Offices: 9

No. of International Offices: 69

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC I +69 international offices

Major Departments

Antitrust & Competition
Aviation
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Consumer Goods & Retail
Compliance & Investigations
Dispute Resolution
Energy, Mining & Infrastructure
Employment & Compensation
Environment & Climate Change
Global Structuring & Integration
Information Technology & Communications
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
International Commercial & Trade
Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Real Estate
Restructuring & Insolvency
Securities
Tax
White Collar Defense & Investigations in North America
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.