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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Main Office: 787 7th Avenue, Suite 4424 | New York City | NY | 10019-6018
Phone: 212-728-8200 | Fax: 212-728-8111

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP - Salary & Benefits

Salary & Benefits

Willkie Farr & Gallagher is committed to compensating associates at a level commensurate with its peer firms.

Core compensation and benefits include:

Salary of $160,000 per year for first year associates
Lock-step associate compensation system
Bonus typically provided to all associates in good standing
Four weeks of paid vacation each year
Salary advance to all incoming associates
Reimbursements for moving expenses, bar review courses, bar examination fees and bar association dues

Title Branch/
Exp. year Period Min Base
Avg Base
Max Base
Min Bonus
Avg Bonus
Max Bonus
Associate Washington 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate New York City 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Houston 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate San Francisco 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Associate Chicago 1st Year Yearly   $190,000.00         
Benefits Package:

4 weeks vacation; health club contribution; subsidized health insurance (same-sex partners included); dental insurance; flexible spending account; life insurance; paid maternity/paternity leave; nursing room; long and short-term disability; 401K; LifeWorks Wellness program; off-site emergency day-care; in-home emergency adult day-care; employee assistance program; Blackberry; bar review courses, bar exam & bar association dues; NY bar registration fees; relocation expenses; associate referral bonus; business casual dress code.

Willkie associates and counsel who are primary caregivers are eligible for up to 18 weeks of paid parental leave. A new parent is also permitted to request up to 18 weeks of unpaid leave following the birth or adoption of a child, for a total combined leave time of up to 36 weeks (9 months).