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Alston & Bird LLP

One Atlantic Center
1201 West Peachtree Street, Suite 4900
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (404) 881-7000

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Richard R. Hays
Hiring Partners: Elizabeth A. Price (Atlanta); Jared M. Slade (Dallas); David A. Brown (DC); Christopher TL Douglas (Charlotte); Courtney M. Wright (LA); Adam M. Baker, David A. Freedman (NY); Michael A. Kaeding (Raleigh); Teresa T. Bonder (San Francisco); Ryan W. Koppelman (Silicon Valley)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

Base Salary

Atlanta; North Carolina Offices
1st year: $165,000/$170,000 (Patent Bar Qualified)
Summer associate: $3,175/week Dallas; New York; DC; California Offices
1st year: $190,000
Summer Associate: $3,650/week

Summer Program

No. of Summer Associates:
43 total (38 2Ls; 5 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Erin Springer
Director of Attorney Hiring
(404) 881-4464
See firm website for more information.

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA (HQ)
Charlotte, NC
Dallas, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Raleigh, NC
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC

Major Departments

Corporate & Finance
Environment, Land Development & Natural Resources
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Legislative & Public Policy
Privacy & Data Security
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.