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King & Spalding LLP

Phone: (404) 572-4600

Firm Stats

Chairman: Robert D. Hays Jr.
Recruiting Chairs: Michael E. Paulhus (Atlanta); Adam Gray (Austin); Mark V. Thigpen (Charlotte); Zachary Fardon (Chicago); Brandt Leibe (Houston); Peter A. Strotz (LA); Ellen M. Snare (NY); Charles Katz (Northern Virginia); Donald F. Zimmer, Jr. (San Francisco); Timothy T. Scott (Silicon Valley); John H. Fontham (DC)
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
1K - 1.5K

Base Salary

Starting salary for first-year associates: $165,000–$190,000 (depending on location)
Summer Associate: $3,173–$3,654 (depending on location)

Employment Contact

Recruiting contacts for all locations can be found on the firm website.

No. of U.S. Offices: 11

No. of International Offices: 11

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
McLean, VA
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC | Abu Dhabi

Major Departments

Corporate, Finance, and Investment
Financial Services
Government Matters
Life Sciences & Healthcare
Trial & Global Disputes
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.