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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP

published March 05, 2015

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
601 Lexington Avenue, 31st Floor,
New York, NY 10022

Tel: 212 277 4000 Fax: 212 277 4001
http://www.freshfields.com

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP


Main areas of work

Freshfields' US offices concentrate on corporate and finance transactions, antitrust, tax, litigation and international arbitration, while the firm's US attorneys based in Europe and Asia focus on corporate and securities transactions.

Firm profile

With over 2,600 lawyers in 28 key business centers around the world, Freshfields combines an unrivaled breadth of expertise across practice areas and borders with tremendous growth opportunities within the US practices. This unique balance defines the firm's work style and culture. On one side, there's the friendliness, personal attention and lack of hierarchy one finds in a small firm; on the other, the comprehensive network, breadth of work and resources of an international organization. Freshfields prides itself on being a collegial firm, working and learning together in a cutting edge, global environment.

Recruitment details
 
  • Number of 1st year associates: 9
  • Number of 2nd year associates: 14

Associate salaries
 
  • 1st year: $160,000
  • 2nd year: $170.000

Clerking policy: Yes

Law Schools attending for OCIs in 2014:

University of Chicago Law School, Columbia University Law School, Cornell Law School, Duke Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, Northwestern University School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale Law School, University of Virginia.

Summer details

Summer associate profile:


Freshfields recruits lawyers with many different talents and values individuality. The firm's ability to offer diverse skills locally and across international borders ensures clients have the very best advice possible. Freshfields operates a summer program for US law students in its New York, Washington, DC, Hong Kong, and London offices.

Summer program components:

Freshfields' 11 week summer program provides summer associates with exposure to several practice areas. Summer associates get substantive work supported by both formal and informal mentors. Most summer associates spend part of their summer in other Freshfields overseas offices such as London or Hong Kong.

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP

Head Office: New York
Number of domestic offices: 2
Number of international offices: 26
Worldwide revenue: $1.85 billion
Partners (US): 32
Counsel (US): 11
Associates (US): 109

Main Recruitment Contact: Lesley Slater Stumphauzer 212 230 4674
Hiring Partner: Jerome Ranawake
Recruitment website: http://www.freshfields.com/en/united_states/careers/graduates/summer_associates

Summer Salary 2014

1Ls: $3,077/week
2Ls: $3,077/week
Post 3Ls: $3,077/week
1Ls hired? Yes
Split summers offered? No
Can summers spend time in overseas office? Yes

Summers 2014: 22

Offers/acceptances 2013: 19 offers (100%), 16 acceptances

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published March 05, 2015

By CEO and Founder - BCG Attorney Search left
( 49 votes, average: 4.7 out of 5)
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