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Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

450 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 450-4000

Stats

Managing Partner: Neil Barr
Hiring Partners: Maurice Blanco & Dana Seshens
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

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
Summer associate: $3,700/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
171 out of 171 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
179 (171 2Ls; 8 1Ls) (2018)

Employment Contact

Cristóbal V. Modesto
Director of Legal Recruiting
(212) 450-4144
newlawyer@davispolk.com

Major Office Locations

New York, NY (HQ)
Northern California
Washington, DC
Beijing
Hong Kong
London
Madrid
Paris
São Paulo
Tokyo

Major Departments

Antitrust & Competition
Capital Markets
Corporate Governance
Derivatives and Structured Products
Environmental
Executive Compensation
Finance
Financial Institutions
FinTech
Restructuring
Intellectual Property & Technology
Investment Management
Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Real Estate
Tax
Trusts & Estates
White Collar Criminal Defense
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.