Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. Salary and Benefits |

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

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Salary & Benefits

Cadwalader is one of the top pay masters in the legal arena in the United States. In addition to a summer compensation of $3075/week for 2L's, the salary for attorneys is $ 160,000 per year.

Title Branch/
Exp. year Period Avg Base
Associate Charlotte 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Washington 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate New York City 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 

Salaries Found Advertised on Jobs Posted on External Sources by BCG Attorney Search

Title & Survey Attorney $82,000 - $206,000
Cadwalader --
Charlotte, NC --
-- 04-26-2022
Real Estate Staff Attorney $92,000 - $202,000
Cadwalader --
Charlotte, NC --
-- 04-26-2022
Banking and Finance Associate $52,000 - $96,000
Cadwalader --
Charlotte, NC --
-- 04-26-2022
IP Litigation Associate (3-5 Years) $104,000 - $230,000
Cadwalader --
New York, NY --
-- 04-26-2022


  • 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
  • 529 College Savings 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
  • Parental Leave
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Sabbatical Program
  • Sick Leave
  • Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)

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