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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 728-8000

Firm Stats

Chairmen: Tom Cerabino & Steve Gartner
Co-Chair: Matt Feldman
Recruiting Chairs: Carly Saviano (Chair); Jeffrey Clark (DC); Sameer Advani, Amelia A. Cottrell, Jared Fertman, Brad Friedman, Matthew Haddad, Shaimaa Hussein, Claire James, Jeffrey Pawlitz, Jason Pearl, Mark Proctor, Danielle Scalzo, Kim Walker (NY); Tiffany Lee (Palo Alto); Ben Hur (SF); Robert Jacobson (TX)
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
750 - 1K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
19

Base Salary

All offices
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
Senior: $350,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Employment Contact

Chicago; New York; Palo Alto; San Francisco
Christie M. Bonasera
Associate Director of Legal Recruiting
(212) 728-3650
cbonasera@willkie.com
Houston
Tiffany Piccirilli
Legal Personnel & Recruiting Manager
(713) 510-1730
tpiccirilli@willkie.com
Washington, DC
Jeanine Thomas
Legal Personnel & Recruiting Manager
(202) 303-1388
jthomas@willkie.com

No. of U.S. Offices: 6

No. of International Offices: 6

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
New York, NY (HQ)
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC I Brussels
Frankfurt
London
Milan
Paris
Rome

Major Departments

Antitrust & Competition
Asset Management
Business Reorganization & Restructuring
Communications, Media & Privacy (DC office)
Corporate & Financial Services
Energy & Commodities
Environmental, Health & Safety (DC office)
Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits
Government Relations (DC office)
Insurance & Reinsurance
Intellectual Property
Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Clients
Private Equity
Real Estate
Tax
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.