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2021 DIVERSITY DATABASE UNDERWRITER Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Robert S. Strauss Tower
2001 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 887-4000

Firm Stats

Chairperson: Kim Koopersmith
Recruiting Chairs: David H. Botter (New York and Firmwide), Lacy M. Lawrence (Dallas), Robert W. Shearer (Houston), Susan K. Leader (Los Angeles), Katherine M. Katchen (Philadelphia), Charles W. Johnson IV (Washington, DC)
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
750 - 1K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
15

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
Summer Associate: $3,650/week

Employment Contact

David H. Botter
Firmwide Hiring Partner
(212) 872-1055
dbotter@akingump.com
Recruiting contacts for all locations at https://www.akingump.com/en/careers/students/recruiting-contacts.html.

No. of U.S. Offices: 11

No. of International Offices: 9

Major Office Locations

Dallas, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Hartford, CT
Houston, TX
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
San Antonio, TX
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC I Abu Dhabi
Beijing
Dubai
Frankfurt
Geneva
Hong Kong
London
Moscow
Singapore

Major Departments

Antitrust
Commercial Litigation
Communications & Information Technology
Corporate
Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection
Energy
Entertainment & Media
Environment, Natural Resources & Land
Financial Restructuring
Global Project Finance
Government Contracts
Health Care
International Trade
Investment Funds
Labor & Employment
Private Equity
Pro Bono
Public Law & Policy
Securities Enforcement & Litigation
Supreme Court & Appellate
Tax
White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.