2015 5th Year Salaries and Bonuses of the Top Law Firms

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Summary: Here are the 5th year salaries and bonuses of the top law firms in the United States.

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2015 1st Year Salaries and Bonuses of the Top Law Firms
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2015 7th Year Salaries and Bonuses of the Top Law Firms
2015 8th Year Salaries and Bonuses of the Top Law Firms
2015 Summer Associate Salaries of the Top Law Firms

Firm Name Associate Salaries Base Salary Associate Bonuses
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP $160,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Allen & Overy LLP $230,000 New York, NY: $225,000 N/A
Alston & Bird LLP $157,000-$210,000 N/A N/A
Arnold & Porter LLP $150,000-$210,000 All U.S. offices: $230,000 $15,000-$55,000
Baker & McKenzie $140,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Baker Botts L.L.P. $140,000-$190,000 N/A N/A
Baker Hostetler LLP N/A N/A N/A
Bingham McCutchen LLP $210,000-$230,000 Firmwide: $230,000 $34,000-$64,000
Bryan Cave LLP $205,000 N/A N/A
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP $230,000 New York, Washington, DC and North Carolina offices: $230,000 N/A
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP $230,000 New York, NY: $230,000 $34,000
Chadbourne & Parke LLP $215,000-$230,000 Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Washington, DC: $230,000 N/A
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP $230,000 N/A $34,000
Clifford Chance LLP $230,000 New York, NY: $230,000 $34,000
Cooley Godward Kronish LLP $185,000-$210,000 All Offices: $230,000 N/A
Covington & Burling $210,000-$230,000 U.S. Offices: $230,000 N/A
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP $230,000 All Offices: $230,000 $34,000
Crowell & Moring LLP Y5 N/A N/A
Davis Polk & Wardwell $230,000 All US Offices: $230,000 $34,000
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP $230,000 US Offices: $230,000 $34,000
Dechert LLP $170,000-$230,000 Austin, TX; Boston, MA; California offices; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Hartford, CT; New York, NY; Washington, DC: $230,000
Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ: $180,000
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Dickstein Shapiro LLP N/A DC, NY, CA Offices: $230,000 N/A
DLA Piper $130,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Dorsey & Whitney LLP $75,000-$200,000 N/A N/A
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP N/A N/A N/A
Fenwick & West LLP N/A N/A N/A
Fish & Richardson P.C. $175,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Foley & Lardner LLP $100,000-$205,000 N/A N/A
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer $230,000 New York, NY; Washington, DC: $230,000 N/A
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP $230,000 New York, NY and Washington, DC: $230,000 N/A
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. $120,000-$210,000 N/A N/A
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP $230,000 All Offices: $230,000 N/A
Goodwin Procter LLP $230,000 $230,000 $34,000
Greenberg Traurig, LLP $107,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Hogan Lovells $230,000 Baltimore; California offices; Denver; Houston; McLean, VA; New York; Philadelphia; Washington DC: $230,000 N/A
Holland & Knight LLP $135,000-$175,000 N/A N/A
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP $200,000-$220,000 New York, NY: $230,000 N/A
Hunton & Williams LLP $160,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Irell & Manella LLP N/A Los Angeles, CA: $230,000 $60,000
Jackson Lewis LLP $116,000v Y6 $124,000 N/A N/A
Jenner & Block LLP N/A N/A N/A
Jones Day $205,000 N/A N/A
K&L Gates $122,000-$150,000 N/A N/A
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP N/A $230,000 N/A
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP $210,000-$230,000 Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY & Washington, DC: $230,000 N/A
Kaye Scholer LLP $210,000-$230,000 N/A $34,000
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP N/A N/A N/A
King & Spalding LLP $157,000-$170,000 N/A N/A
Kirkland & Ellis LLP $230,000 N/A $34,000
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP N/A N/A N/A
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP $230,000 New York, NY: $230,000 N/A
Latham & Watkins LLP $230,000 N/A $34,000-$61,500
Linklaters LLP N/A New York, NY: $230,000 N/A
Manatt Phelps & Phillips N/A N/A N/A
Mayer Brown LLP $190,000-$230,000 Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Palo Alto, CA; Washington, DC; Houston, TX: $230,000 N/A
McDermott, Will & Emery $165,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
McGuireWoods LLP $132,500 N/A N/A
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP $230,000 New York: $230,000 $34,000
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP $180,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Morrison & Foerster LLP $210,000-$230,000 All U.S. offices and U.S. practice attorneys in international offices (class of 2008): $230,000 $34,000
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP N/A All Offices: $230,000 N/A
Nixon Peabody LLP N/A N/A N/A
O'Melveny & Myers LLP $230,000 All Offices: $230,000 N/A
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP $185,000-$230,000 N/A $30,600-$44,000
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP N/A New York, NY: $230,000 N/A
Patton Boggs LLP $165,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Paul Hastings LLP $185,000-$230,000 All domestic offices except Atlanta: $230,000 N/A
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison $230,000 New York, NY; Washington, DC: $230,000 $34,000
Perkins Coie LLP $102,000-$111,000 N/A N/A
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP $175,000-$195,000 Firmwide: $230,000 N/A
Proskauer Rose LLP $150,000-$230,000 New York, NY; Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC: $230,000
Boca Raton, FL : $165,000
Newark, NJ : $163,000-$170,000
New Orleans, LA : $135,000
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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP $230,000 All Offices: $230,000 $25,500-$43,000
Ropes & Gray LLP $225,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP $230,000 $230,000 N/A
Shearman & Sterling LLP $230,000 New York, NY: $230,000 $34,000
Sidley Austin LLP $210,000-$230,000 All Offices: $230,000 N/A
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP $230,000 All U.S. Offices: $230,000 $34,000
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP $230,000 All U.S. Offices: $230,000 $34,000
SNR Denton (Now Dentons) $210,000-$230,000 N/A N/A
Squire Sanders N/A N/A N/A
Steptoe & Johnson LLP $205,000-$210,000 Washington, DC: $210,000 N/A
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP $200,000-$230,000 New York, NY: $230,000 N/A
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP $230,000 All US Offices: $230,000 $34,000
Venable LLP N/A N/A N/A
Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. $230,000 All US. Offices:$230,000 $34,000
Wachtell N/A N/A N/A
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP $230,000 All Offices: $230,000 $34,000
White & Case LLP $190,000-$230,000 New York, NY: $230,000 $34,000
Williams & Connolly LLP $190,000 Washington, DC: $250,000 N/A
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP $230,000 New York, NY: $230,000 N/A
WilmerHale N/A N/A N/A
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati $190,000-$210,000 All Offices: $230,000 N/A
Winston & Strawn LLP $185,000-$230,000 $230,000 N/A
Click here for 2015 law firm salary information for other years of experience and summer associates.

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