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Diversity

"Global Diversity & Inclusion are core values and strategic business goals at Winston & Strawn. Our formal diversity program began 18 years ago and in 2017, the Executive Committee unveiled a five-year strategic plan, which includes ten key business goals to guide the firm's strategic development and operations for the next five years. Achieving greater diversity and inclusion is one of the ten key business goals, and the firm established concrete metrics to evaluate when the goal has been met. The metrics include benchmarks for the..."

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Winston & Strawn LLP

35 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 558-5600

Firm Stats

Firm Chairman: Thomas P. Fitzgerald
Hiring Committee Chairs: Bill O’Neil
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
750 - 1K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
8
Billable-Hour Requirement:
2,000

Base Salary

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
Summer associate: $3,653/week

Employment Contact

Lisa A. McLafferty
Director of Attorney Recruiting & Development
(312) 558-6151
lmclafferty@winston.com

No. of U.S. Offices: 9

No. of International Offices: 6

Major Office Locations

Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC I Brussels
Hong Kong
London
Moscow
Paris
Shanghai

Major Departments

Antitrust/Competition
Appellate & Critical Motions
Capital Markets
Complex Commercial Litigation
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Energy & Environmental
Finance
Financial Services
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
Labor & Employment
M&A
Maritime & Admiralty
Private Client
Private Equity
Real Estate
Restructuring
Securities Litigation
Tax
White Collar, Regulatory Defense & Investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.