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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 493-9300

Firm Stats

Board Chair: Katharine Martin
Managing Partner: Douglas Clark
Hiring Partners: Andrew Hoffman, Maura Rees, Kathy Rothman
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
750 - 1K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
17
Billable-Hour Requirement:
1,950

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
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
9th year+: $350,000
Summer Associate: $3,654 per week

Employment Contact

Elizabeth Pond
Senior Manager, Firmwide Law School Recruiting Manager
(650) 493-9300
epond@wsgr.com
Terri Foland
Senior Manager of Lateral Recruiting
(650) 493-9300
tfoland@wsgr.com
Cherie Beffa
Director, Attorney Recruiting
(650) 493-9300
cbeffa@wsgr.com
attorneyrecruiting@wsgr.com

No. of U.S. Offices: 11

No. of International Offices: 5

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA (HQ)
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA (Financial District)
San Francisco, CA (SOMA)
Seattle, WA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE I Beijing
Brussels
Hong Kong
London
Shanghai

Major Departments

Antitrust
Capital Markets
Corporate Governance
Emerging Companies
Employee Benefits & Compensation
Employment Litigation
Energy & Infrastructure
Export Control & Sanctions
Finance & Structured Finance
Fund Services
Greater China
Intellectual Property
Mergers & Acquisitions
Patents and Innovations
Patent Litigation
Privacy & Data Protection
Regulatory & Compliance
Securities & Governance Litigation
Tax & Tax Equity
Technology Transactions
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.