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444 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 372-2000
Chair: Ira J. Coleman
Co-National Hiring Partners: Lisa Schmitz Mazur and Allison Wilkerson
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
1K - 1.5K
No. of Partners Named 2021:
The full-time associate target for client billable hours (including client billable equivalent hours, such as pro-bono) is 2,000 hours.
Class of 2021: $202,500
Class of 2020: $205,000
Class of 2019: $215,000
Class of 2018: $240,000
Class of 2017: $275,000
Class of 2016: $305,000
Class of 2015: $330,000
Class of 2014: $350,000
Class of 2013: $365,000
Summer Associate: $3894 per week
Director of Associate Recruiting
No. of U.S. Offices: 13
No. of International Offices: 7
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Orange County (Irvine), CA
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley (Menlo Park), CA
Wilmington, DE I Brussels
Corporate & Transactional
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Global Privacy &
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Private Client & Wealth Management
Regulatory, Government, & Lobbying Strategies
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.