Covington & Burling, LLP
Covington & Burling, LLP

Covington & Burling, LLP - Salary & Benefits

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Main Office:
One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street, NW | Washington | DC | 20001-4956
Phone: 202-662-6000  | Fax: 202-662-6291 

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How much does Covington & Burling, LLP Pay?

Summer associates make an average of $3,465 per week. This salary information was collected from 9 data points taken directly from jobs on LawCrossing.

Salary & Benefits


Salaries and benefits for associates and summer associates are fully competitive with those of its peer firms. Covington & Burling is keenly aware of the need to support associates seeking to balance a professional career with family responsibilities.

2012 compensation for entry level lawyers is $160,000 per year whereas 2012 Summer Compensation is $3080 per week. Other compensation includes clerkship and annual discretionary bonuses competitive with other Washington firms; payment of moving expenses, bar review and admission expenses; DC, MD, VA bar dues.

The factors that are used to determine the amount of an associate's bonus include, hours billed, quality of work, pro bono hours, business development, overall contribution.

Title Branch/
City
Exp. year Period Min Base
Salary
Avg Base
Salary
Max Base
Salary
Min Bonus
Salary
Avg Bonus
Salary
Max Bonus
Salary
Associate Los Angeles 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate New York City 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Redwood Shores 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Washington 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate New York City 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Redwood Shores 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Washington 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate New York City 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Redwood Shores 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Washington 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate New York City 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Redwood Shores 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Washington 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate New York City 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Redwood Shores 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Washington 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate New York City 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Redwood Shores 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Washington 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate New York City 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Redwood Shores 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Washington 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate New York City 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate Redwood Shores 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate Washington 8th year Year   $315,000.00         

Title Branch/
City
Period Min Base
Salary
Avg Base
Salary
Max Base
Salary
Min Bonus
Salary
Avg Bonus
Salary
Max Bonus
Salary
Summer associate Los Angeles week   $3,465.00         
Summer associate New York City week   $3,465.00         
Summer associate San Francisco week   $3,465.00         
Summer associate Redwood Shores week   $3,465.00         
Summer associate Washington week   $3,465.00         

Benefits


  • 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
  • Bar Association Fees
  • Business Casual Dress Code
  • CLE
  • Dental Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family/Dependent Care Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account/Pre-Tax Option
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Long-term Care Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Parking/Transportation
  • Profit Sharing
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Sabbatical Program
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)
  • Vacation Leave
  • Vision Insurance

Benefits Package:


In addition, the firm reimburses associates who have reasonable moving expenses, along with other expenses such as bar application, examination and one bar study course. Furthermore, Federal judicial clerks are eligible for a $50,000 clerkship bonus. Other benefits as declared by the firm are as below:

Vacation: 3 weeks per year
Medical: Group Health Insurance
Health Insurance Coverage: OAMC/Out of Network plan. The firm pays 100 percent of the employee monthly premium.
401(k): Eligible to participate in firm 401(k) plan after 6 months employment.
Profit Sharing: Eligible to participate in profit sharing plan after 3 months employment. Firm contribution is a fixed percentage contingent upon the firm's profitability and is fully vested upon funding.
Life Insurance: Paid by firm.
Long-term Disability: Paid by firm.
State Bar Dues: Only one annual bar dues is paid-in the state where the attorney is officed.
Maternity/Primary Caregiver Leave: 4 months of paid leave for attorneys who have been full-time employees for at least 12 months and who are the primary caregiver for a new born or newly adopted child.
Laptops: Firm provides a fixed stipend that associates can use to purchase laptop computers and Blackberries.

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