Cooley LLP
Cooley LLP

Cooley LLP - Salary & Benefits

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https://www.cooley.com/ 
Main Office:
3175 Hanover Street | Palo Alto | CA | 94304
Phone: 650-843-5000  | Fax: 650-849-7400 

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How much does Cooley LLP Pay?

Summer associates make an average of $3,462 per week. This salary information was collected from 9 data points taken directly from jobs on LawCrossing.

Salary & Benefits


The firm offers a competitive salary that is based on a set, lock-step scale. 1st year associates at Cooley's receive a top notch benefits package, which includes a salary of $160,000 per year. In 2012, the summer associate salary for 1Ls and 2Ls was US$3,077 per week.

Among other compensation the firm offers bar stipend, bar review course and bar exam reimbursement, clerkship bonus for certain judicial clerkships, discretionary bonuses and moving and relocation allowances.

The firm also gives bonuses to all eligible associates. Bonus is determined on the basis of hours billed, quality of work and the firm's revenues.

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 Boston 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate New York City 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Reston 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate San Diego 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Seattle 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Washington 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Beijing 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Boston 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Brussels 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Hong Kong 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate London 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate New York City 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Reston 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate San Diego 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Seattle 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Shanghai 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Washington 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Boston 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate New York City 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Reston 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate San Diego 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Seattle 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Washington 2nd year Year   $190,000.00         
Associate Beijing 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Boston 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Brussels 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Hong Kong 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate London 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate New York City 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Reston 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate San Diego 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Seattle 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Shanghai 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Washington 2nd year Yearly   $200,000.00         
Associate Boston 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate New York City 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Reston 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate San Diego 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Seattle 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Washington 3rd year Year   $210,000.00         
Associate Boston 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate New York City 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Reston 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate San Diego 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Seattle 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Washington 4th year Year   $235,000.00         
Associate Boston 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate New York City 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Reston 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate San Diego 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Seattle 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Washington 5th year Year   $260,000.00         
Associate Boston 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate New York City 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Reston 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate San Diego 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Seattle 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Washington 6th year Year   $280,000.00         
Associate Boston 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate New York City 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Reston 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate San Diego 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Seattle 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Washington 7th year Year   $300,000.00         
Associate Boston 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate Broomfield 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate Santa Monica 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate New York City 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate Reston 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate San Diego 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 8th year Year   $315,000.00         
Associate Seattle 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 Boston week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate Broomfield week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate Santa Monica week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate New York City week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate Palo Alto week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate Reston week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate San Diego week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate San Francisco week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate Seattle week   $3,462.00         
Summer associate Washington week   $3,462.00         

Benefits


  • The firm compliments its competitive salary with a wide a range of employee benefits and support programs that include:
  • 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:


Medical, dental, vision; life and AD&D insurance; domestic partner coverage; flexible spending accounts; family care referral program; emergency and priority child care; paid maternity, paternity and adoptive leave; employee assistance program; short and long term disability; Firm subsidized health club membership; 401(k); 4 weeks vacation; membership in ABA, state and local bar associations.

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