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Patterson Belknap

1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 336-2000

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Lisa E. Cleary
Hiring Partners: Catherine Williams and Josh Goldberg
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
150 - 250
No. of Partners Named 2021:
Billable-Hour Requirement:
1,850 billable hours and 2,100 hours overall

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $205,000
2nd year: $215,000
3rd year: $240,000
4th year: $275,000
5th year: $305,000
6th year: $330,000

Employment Contact

Michelle Cohen
Chief People, Diversity, and Professional Development Officer
(212) 336-2758
General Recruiting Email:

No. of U.S. Offices: 1

No. of International Offices: 0

Major Office Locations

New York, NY

Major Departments

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
False Advertising
Law Firm Defense
Patent Litigation
Privacy & Data Security
Real Estate
Structured Finance Litigation
Tax Exempt Organizations
Trusts and Estates
White Collar Defense and Investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.