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DLA Piper

1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Phone: (212) 335-4500

Firm Stats

Co-Chairmen (Americas): Roger Meltzer & Cameron Jay Rains
Managing Partner (Americas): Stasia Kelly
National Hiring Partners, Associate Recruiting: Kathryn Grasso and Raj Shah
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
4K - 4.5K

Base Salary

Atlanta; Phoenix; Raleigh; Short Hills
1st year: $170,000
Summer associate: $3,269/week All other U.S. Offices
1st year: $190,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week *Associate compensation is merit-based.

Summer Program

No. of Summer Associates:
59 total (44 2Ls; 15 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Stacy Silverstone
Director of Legal Recruiting
(404) 736-7821

Major Office Locations

Albany, NY
Atlanta, GA
Atlantic City, NJ
Austin, TX
Baltimore MD
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
Minneapolis, MN
New York, NY
Northern Virginia, VA
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix, AZ
Raleigh, NC
Sacramento, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Juan, PR
Seattle, WA
Short Hills, NJ
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE
+66 international locations

Major Departments

Governmental Affairs
Intellectual Property & Technology
Real Estate (including Real Estate Capital Markets)
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.