DLA Piper.

DLA Piper. - Salary & Benefits

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Main Office:
3 Noble Street | London | London | EC2V 7EE
Phone: 440-8700-111111  | Fax: 440-2077-966666 

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How much does DLA Piper. Pay?

Summer associates make an average of $3,402 per week. This salary information was collected from 9 data points taken directly from jobs on LawCrossing.

Salary & Benefits

The starting salary at DLA Piper is in the range of USD 13,500-160,000, depending on the location of the office. The most coveted positions with respect to the salary and benefits offered are at the firm's Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Reston, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., offices.

DLA Piper's profit per equity partner in 2009 (the most recent year for which we could obtain the data) was USD 1,230,000, which places this law firm in the 54th percentile.

Title Branch/
Exp. year Period Min Base
Avg Base
Max Base
Min Bonus
Avg Bonus
Max Bonus
Associate Albany 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Atlanta 1st year Year   $160,000.00         
Associate Atlantic City 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Austin 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Baltimore 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Boston 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Chicago 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Dallas 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Houston 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Los Angeles 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Miami 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Minneapolis 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate New York City 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Reston 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Philadelphia 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Phoenix 1st year Year   $160,000.00         
Associate Raleigh 1st year Year   $160,000.00         
Associate Sacramento 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 San Juan 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Seattle 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Short Hills 1st year Year   $160,000.00         
Associate Palo Alto 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Washington 1st year Year   $180,000.00         
Associate Wilmington 1st year Year   $180,000.00         

Title Branch/
Period Min Base
Avg Base
Max Base
Min Bonus
Avg Bonus
Max Bonus
Summer associate Albany week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Atlanta week   $3,076.00         
Summer associate Atlantic City week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Austin week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Baltimore week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Boston week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Chicago week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Dallas week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Houston week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Los Angeles week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Miami week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Minneapolis week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate New York City week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Reston week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Philadelphia week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Phoenix week   $3,076.00         
Summer associate Raleigh week   $3,076.00         
Summer associate Sacramento week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate San Diego week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate San Francisco week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate San Juan week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Seattle week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Short Hills week   $3,076.00         
Summer associate Palo Alto week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Washington week   $3,461.00         
Summer associate Wilmington week   $3,461.00         


  • 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 Disability Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Medical Spending Account
  • Parental Leave
  • Parking/Transportation
  • Profit Sharing
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)
  • Vacation Leave
  • Vision Insurance

Benefits Package:

Back-up child and elder care, BeyondWork discount program, College Coach program, comprehensive Wellness program, discounted gym memberships (through GlobalFit), Health Advocate, hybrid vehicle reimbursement program, referral bonus, reimbursement for up to six massages/year through EAP benefit, vehicle discount programs.