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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Main Office: 2001 Market Street, Suite 4100 | Philadelphia | PA | 19103
Phone: 215-965-1200 | Fax: 215-965-1210

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP - Salary & Benefits

Salary & Benefits

Akin Gump has instituted a firm wide compensation as well as a bonus structure that is an integral part of its strategy to recruit, develop, support and reward their associates. This structure includes the counsel position, which associates receive at the sixth year of their practice. The 2012 compensation for entry-level lawyers was $160,000 a year, which is a firm standard across all offices in the United States.

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 Philadelphia 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Washington 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate San Antonio 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Houston 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate New York City 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Dallas 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Fort Worth 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Irvine 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate West Hartford 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Benefits
Benefits Package:

Additionally, the firm provides a tax gross up on same sex domestic partner benefits along with offering a referral bonus to associates who refer other qualified associates to the firm. The firm also pays for bar dues/license fees and also bar review course fees. Additionally, the firm also provides child care facilities as well as transitional child care.